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Proximity to heavy traffic congestion linked to lower infant birthweight

Low birthweight leads to higher risk of cardiovascular disease, cognitive impacts, premature mortality; a lot of long-term, life-course impacts.

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Public health doctoral student wants to ensure kids can grow up in healthy environments

Stephanie Foster, MPH ’18, connects her love of human health and biology with Oregon State’s environmental and occupational health doctoral program

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OSU study finds higher rates of traumatic injuries for outdoor workers during hotter weather

Results underscore the importance of providing robust safety protections for outdoor workers

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6 reasons to pursue your MPH degree with Oregon State

Oregon State’s Master of Public Health program will prepare you to create a meaningful difference in population health.

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Where you live can affect your ability to conceive

People who live in socioeconomically deprived neighborhoods are about 20% less likely to conceive in any given menstrual cycle compared with people living in neighborhoods with more resources.

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Houston residents’ chemical exposure increased post-Hurricane Harvey

Researchers recorded exposures to 162 different chemicals, including pesticides, flame retardants, industrial compounds, phthalates and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.