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FDA approving drugs after fewer trials, providing less information to public

Researchers agree it is important to minimize delays in making treatments for diseases such as cancer available to patients, but they say their findings point to a need for greater transparency around how drugs receive approval.

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Public health experts find severe crisis among Oregon health care workforce

Recommendations provided on how to meet the needs of patients and communities throughout Oregon and eliminate health inequities

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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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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.