Family researchers discuss how environmental health can affect a child’s development physically and emotionally.
Shauna Tominey says one of OPEC’s greatest impacts is helping parents and caregivers realize they are not alone.
Kudos to Associate Professor Shannon Lipscomb, who was featured in The Bulletin for her work in developing a training program to help preschool and child care providers better deal with children who have been affected by trauma and adverse events.
Flame retardants are found throughout the built environment in furniture, mattresses, carpeting, electronics, vehicles and more. The chemicals are added to the products and are not bound in the material, which causes them to be released into indoor environments.
For the first time, researchers found that lightweight, silicone wristbands can be used as personal monitors to detect flame retardant exposure in young children.
Researchers in Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences have been awarded $4.6 million in federal grants to study how to better prepare at-risk children for school.