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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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Nearly $5M grant to establish children’s environmental health research center at Oregon State

The OSU center will be housed in the university’s Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families within the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

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What’s in your water?

College and Extension faculty share the ins and outs of ensuring your drinking water is safe. The big takeaway: Arsenic, nitrate and lead are tasteless, odorless and invisible. The only way to know if they are present is to test your water using a certified laboratory.

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Pregnant women living near fracking sites face higher risk of hypertension

In the U.S., an estimated 11.3 million people live within 1 km of a drilling site.

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Couches, toxins and development: How environmental health at home can affect children

Family researchers discuss how environmental health can affect a child’s development physically and emotionally.

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OSU receives $1.2M grant for program to encourage private well-water testing in Oregon

A team of Oregon State University public health researchers have received a grant to develop and test a well water safety program for private well owners in Jackson County, Oregon.