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Lynn Ketchum
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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

OSU study: New chemical could yield therapy to prevent Type 1 diabetes

Jan 7, 2016
A chemical nicknamed BBQ halted destruction of insulin-producing cells in diabetic mice

By Gail Wells | News Story

OSU study: Mercury scrubbers at Oregon power plant lower other pollution too

Jul 7, 2015
Upgrade reduced some chemicals to point where researchers couldn't tell if plant was running

By Gail Wells | News Story