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Gender Approaches to Health

Jocelyn Wagman has thought a lot about how women and men approach health differently. Throughout her public health education, she has studied gender norms in...
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Density, Poverty, and TB

Jadie Karratti-Abordo’s field experience showed her the realities of public health in some places in the world — in a way she couldn’t have imagined...
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Checking on health policies

The first lesson Jwan Mohammadi learned from her “field experience” in the real world of public health was this: Some projects just aren’t going to...
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Your health spans generations

It’s about cause and effect – over generations. It’s a mind-bending concept, but one that over the past two decades has earned widespread acceptance. And...
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Worker Health and Safety

More than 4,800 U.S. workers suffered fatal injuries on the job in 2015. Forty-four workers were killed on the job in Oregon that same year....
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Special Populations

American Indian/Alaska Native Rural Communities Global Health Elderly Homeless People with Disabilities Specific populations of people often have specific health concerns and health problems as...
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Health Reform

As U.S. policymakers continue to pursue and debate health care reform — as they have for more than two decades — maybe no state has...
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Health Equity

The overall conditions in which people live, go to school and work have a profound effect on their health. Those people who have less access...
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Biostatistics

Researchers in biostatistics at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health help drive and clarify the school’s research by applying and developing statistics methods to better...
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Addiction

Opioid addiction has become an epidemic in the United States. More than 33,000 people died from opioid overdoses in 2015 — almost equal to the...
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Travis Henke

Travis Henke last saw his father when he was eight years old. Travis, 31 now, hasn’t heard from his father – a transgender person who...
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TheAnh Nguyen

TheAnh Nguyen was a year old, so he doesn’t remember the small fishing boat his family squeezed him and themselves onto, with six dozen other...
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Sarah Andrea

When Sarah Andrea was growing up in the small town of Coventry, Rhode Island, her family had a saying: “We don’t have a lot of...
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Birdie Wermy

The more Birdie Wermy has learned, the more she’s wanted to learn. And throughout college and graduate school, she’s had great professors who’ve inspired her...
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Adrian Perez

So much of what Adrian Perez is today — and what he wants his future to be — was born out of those two scary...
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DOHaD

The concept of developmental origins of health and disease is simple but profound. And it is changing the way health experts think about disease. The...
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Does housing mean health?

The leaders of Pacific Crest Affordable Housing in Bend, Ore., were fairly sure of a couple things. One was that if they provided stable housing...
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