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Residential proximity to oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights in newborns, study finds

A new study found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.

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Pre-pandemic, Oregon child care was already scarce, new OSU report says

As of March 2020, all 36 counties in Oregon qualify as child care “deserts” for infants and toddlers — meaning that there are at least three children under the age of 2 for every available child care slot in the county.

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Commencement 2021: Logan Iverson

Logan is an undergraduate student studying human development and family sciences and will graduate this spring. After graduation, he hopes to work as an instructor or educational assistant.

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Building resilience with mindfulness

HDFS Instructor Lura Reed talks practicing resilience with mindfulness in this 10 in 10 video.

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Teaching children to lose gracefully so they can lose with dignity as adults

Parent Education Specialist Shauna Tominey gives tips for teaching children how to lose gracefully.

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Work-life balance? Not exactly

Family researcher talks juggling work and family while staying home