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Bon voyage

Professor Chunhuei Chi shares his expert advice on traveling as safely as possible.

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Public health professor shares COVID-19 expertise to help keep people safe

Prior to 2020, Professor Chunhuei Chi in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences had only been interviewed in the media twice. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chunhuei has logged 123 interviews with journalists from around the world, sometimes fielding five requests per day. On top of that, he has been a speaker on […]

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Domestic violence in India linked with higher rates of women seeking permanent sterilization

Women in India who experience domestic violence are significantly more likely to seek permanent sterilization as a means of birth control than women who are not victims of abuse, a recent study by Oregon State University found. The probability of victims of domestic violence choosing sterilization — i.e. tubal ligation, or “tying the tubes” — […]

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Study finds Oregon’s gender-affirming health care looks good on paper, but still lacking in practice

While Oregon ranks highly nationwide for its gender-affirming policies and health care for transgender women, many of those polices are not fully realized in practice, a recent study from Oregon State University found. Monday’s Supreme Court decision barring employment discrimination against LGBTQ people brings national law more in line with laws that have been in […]

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A partnership rooted in purpose

Traditional health workers join OSU public health project

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TRACE week three results suggest one person per 1,000 in Corvallis infected with SARS-CoV-2

Results from the third weekend of door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University suggest that one person in 1,000 in the Corvallis community had the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on May 9-10. The study, Team-based Rapid Assessment of Community-Level Coronavirus Epidemics, known as TRACE-COVID-19 for short, began the weekend of April 25-26 and continued the subsequent two weekends. […]