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Self-perceptions of aging and stress have significant impact on physical health, OSU study finds

Researchers found that people who reported more positive self-perceptions of aging were more insulated from the physical effects of stress compared with people who felt more negatively about their own aging.

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College mentorship program propels students to win research award and highlights importance of physical education

CPHHS students collaborated on a study focusing on physical education requirements that led them to winning an award and getting their research published.

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Interval breast cancer: A conversation with Professor Veronica Irvin

A behavioral epidemiologist, Veronica wants women to learn from women with interval breast cancer about the symptoms and any barriers to seeing a doctor or getting appropriate care.

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OSU heart disease study highlights need for more data on Asian American, Pacific Islander groups

A study on cardiovascular disease among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders revealed more about the lack of scientific literature on racial and ethnic groups with small populations than about the overall risk factors and heart disease rates.

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New grant will help OSU researchers find ways to prevent injury in Dungeness crab industry

OSU professors Jay Kim and Laurel Kincl will build on existing research with the Dungeness crab fishing industry, where workers suffer high rates of both fatal and non-fatal injuries, thanks to a grant from the NIOSH.

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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.