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Lifelong health and well-being for every person, every family, every community.
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Inflammation is usually seen as a “villain” and is blamed for certain health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. OSU Dietetic Intern Darcie Hill explains what exactly inflammation is. Is all inflammation created equal? Can the food we eat affect inflammation? and more...

#nutrition #dietetics

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Ellen graduated in 2016 with a B.S. in #kinesiology and recently joined Samaritan Health Plans as a public relations and marketing coordinator.

Prior to joining Samaritan, she worked in the fitness industry with a focus on social media management, influencer marketing and digital content creation.

Ellen has worked with global brands such as Bodybuilding.com and the Miss Universe Organization and has garnered features in Glamour magazine, SELF.com, Shape.com, The Penny Hoarder and Her Campus.

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#Kinesiology student Zachary Wolf has taken a nontraditional path to where he stands today.

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The family dog could serve as a partner and ally in efforts to help children with disabilities incorporate more physical activity into their daily lives, a new study from Oregon State University indicates. #kinesiology #publichealth

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Three individuals honored for their impact on the college, students and community.

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Home economics alumnus Pat Maberry '65 recalls the ups and downs of college, career and life. 

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Tatiana is a health policy and prevention manager for the Healthy Communities Program at Benton County Health Services. She will be honored with the Preceptor award at this year’s annual Ovation event, from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2.



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Great example of our faculty & grad students working with Oregonians to save lives and livelihoods.

“The ideas are generated by the fishermen, and the goal is that the solutions are voluntarily embraced and are not imposed,” says Laurel Kincl, the leader of the project and an assistant professor of environmental and occupational health at Oregon State's College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

To gather the suggestions as well as build rapport with the fishermen, nine community members with ties to the fishing industry were contracted, including several fishermen’s wives. Laurel and others then trained them to conduct outreach, engagement and research. 

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This is a great conference for anyone who works with children and families, including practitioners, students and faculty, with the end goal being increased well-being for children and families in Oregon and beyond. 

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A new study by Nutrition alumna Kelli A. Lytle, Postdoc Carmen P. Wong, and Professor Donald B. Jump, suggests that one type of omega 3 fatty acid offers people who are obese or have a poor diet a chance to avoid serious liver damage.

This is something that no available drug can accomplish, and can otherwise only be obtained by significant weight loss based on a very healthy diet.

#nutrition #cirrhosis #publichealth
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