Lynn Ketchum

Health Outreach

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Commissioners give construction green light to Clackamas Extension Service Education Center

Oct 25, 2019
The new Extension Education Center will be a state-of-the-art, all wood building, with groundbreaking planned for next spring and completion by the end of 2020.

By Kimberly Jacobsen Nelson | News Story

Community celebrates Jefferson County Extension at Benny Bash

Oct 7, 2019
The community got a close-up look at Jefferson County Extension and agricultural research at Benny Bash, held at Sahalee Park in downtown Madras on Sept. 21.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Strength of nicotine dependence tied to violations of campus smoking ban

Oct 10, 2018
Student smokers who appeared to be more dependent on nicotine were more likely to violate Oregon State University’s ban on smoking after the policy was adopted, new research has found.

News Story

OSU-invented silicone wristbands improve detection of environmental pollutants

May 21, 2018
A new OSU study shows that chemical-absorbing wristbands are very good at linking external chemical exposure—the substances that go into a person’s body—with the chemicals formed inside the body itself as it metabolizes these “parent” pollutants.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Physical activity lacking for food-insecure Oregon rural children

Oct 9, 2017
Findings lead researchers to coin term "physical activity insecurity".

By Chris Branam | News Story

Blue Zones project aims to bolster health in four Oregon communities

Sep 27, 2017
Program based on five regions of the world where people live a long, productive life

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

OSU Extension toolkit has rural students stepping up their physical activity

Aug 10, 2017
Unique school-based approach to childhood obesity prevention

By Chris Branam | News Story

NPIC helps raise toxic awareness during National Poison Prevention Week

Mar 20, 2017
OSU-based center only one of its kind in the country

By Chris Branam | News Story

Students advocate for healthy snack zones in rural ‘corner stores’

Aug 3, 2016
OSU Extension 4-H club members encourage other kids to eat nutritious food

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

OSU researchers fix calculation error in their study on fracking and human health

Jul 15, 2016
Correction indicates health risk from fracking-related air pollution is below EPA threshold

By Gail Wells | News Story