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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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Maret Traber named American Society for Nutrition Foundation fellow

Professor Maret Traber is one of two Oregon State University researchers among the group of 2021 fellows announced by the American Society for Nutrition Foundation.

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Managing pandemic stress at every age

Healthy aging experts share insight into how older adults cope with stress related to the pandemic, and how people of all ages can use it as a learning experience.

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Older adults found resilience during pandemic through community, human connection, study finds

“It’s a mistake to think of older adults as just being sort of victims during COVID,” Carolyn says. “They’re a lot more resilient than we think they are.”

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International kinesiology student credits research, OSU for bright future ahead

Meet Yulin Hu, an international kinesiology student in the CPHHS who is graduating Spring 2021. 

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Rural-urban divide compounds racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths, study finds

A recent study found the risk of dying from COVID-19 was even greater for racial and ethnic minority groups in rural areas compared with urban areas.