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.
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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.”
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.”
Jane Zhu, M.D., and colleagues publish a study in JAMA on gender differences in Twitter influence among health researchers.
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, in collaboration with institutes in the U.S. and the U.K., forms International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection, or ACED.
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 Fire & Rescue leads annual Portland Aerial Tram evacuation exercise at OHSU
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.
In an OPB-Radio story about adolescent use of banned vaping products, Sarah Feldstein Ewing, Ph.D., suggests parents take an open and honest approach: “It might be the case that your child doesn’t immediately desist, but they do have a chance of knowing that you are a person they can talk to about it.”
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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