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'13 Reasons Why' poses risks to Oregon youth

'13 Reasons Why' poses risks to Oregon youth

By Ajit Jetmalani May 22, 2017
Although a fictional story, the television series "13 Reasons Why" focuses on very real issues that affect youth and young adults. The show's graphic depiction of the traumatic life events that led to the suicide of a young woman may have already adversely affected Oregon's youth.
Research Week 2017: Kids will be kids. But, why?

Research Week 2017: Kids will be kids. But, why?

By Tracy Brawley May 04, 2017
Sarah Feldstein Ewing, Ph.D. is researching ways to improve treatment approaches tailored specifically for teens by analyzing how adolescent brains respond to therapist language.
Giving the gift of time

Giving the gift of time

By Kristyna Wentz-Graff April 25, 2017
More than 1,400 individuals currently volunteer their time in support of OHSU’s health care, education and research missions.
April 25: Go behind-the-scenes with Doernbecher Freestyle during Design Week Portland

April 25: Go behind-the-scenes with Doernbecher Freestyle during Design Week Portland

By Tracy Brawley April 21, 2017
The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation and Nike will present “Doernbecher Freestyle: Designing for Kicks” a Design Week Portland panel discussion that will reunite Doernbecher patient-designers with their Nike design teams to talk about how they worked together toward a common goal: helping kids.
A time to honor those who serve others

A time to honor those who serve others

By Kristyna Wentz-Graff March 30, 2017
Nearly everyone has interacted with a doctor at some point in their lives. March 30, National Doctors’ Day, is a time to thank those who work to keep us healthy and have dedicated themselves to serving their communities.
Music is medicine in the Doernbecher Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Music is medicine in the Doernbecher Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

By Lisa McMahan March 27, 2017
Research has shown can help lower the heart and respiratory rates in premature babies, as well as increase their oxygen level, improve sucking response and weight gain, decrease stress responses and aid in sleep--all of which support a child’s development.
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