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Opioid overdose prevention program

KBOO-FM radio October 23, 2019
Elizabeth Waddell, Ph.D., talks to KBOO-FM about ROAR (Reduce Opioid Overdose After Release from Prison), a program designed to assist incarcerated women diagnosed with moderate to severe opioid use disorder.

Inclined sleepers for infants risky: study

CBS This Morning October 23, 2019
Ben Hoffman, M.D., discusses the dangers of inclined infant sleepers: “We need to put the burden of proof on the manufacturers and the regulatory system to demonstrate that something is indeed safe before it’s unleashed on vulnerable babies.”

Lane, Douglas counties outpace state in bullying rates

Cottage Grove Sentinel October 21, 2019
OHA survey reveals Lane, Douglas counties outpace other counties in Oregon in bullying rates; Linda Schmidt, M.D., says: “There’s a number of reasons [why kids bully]. The first thing that comes to my mind is low self-esteem … Not always, but oftentimes they will have parents who are bullies. That behavior was modeled for them.”

Does Twitter have a gender problem?

Forbes October 21, 2019
Jane Zhu, M.D., and colleagues publish a study in JAMA on gender differences in Twitter influence among health researchers.

Readers respond: Primate research is essential

The Oregonian October 20, 2019
Cascade AIDS Project Chief Executive Officer Tyler TerMeer publishes a letter to the editor in support of nonhuman primate research at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at OHSU.

Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish marks two years as cancer survivor

KXL radio October 18, 2019
Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish marks two years as a cancer survivor, participates in a discussion at the Asian Health & Service Center, which received funding from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s Community Partnership Program for a new cancer resource center.

OHSU-PSU to focus on transgender health at Portland forum

Portland Business Journal October 16, 2019
The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health hosts Transgender Health Symposium with presentations on research conducted in Portland and around the nation, health policy, and transgender-inclusive health care.
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