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Medical sharps collection program underway

Wed, Jan 05, 2022

A pilot program for collecting used medical sharps is underway in various locations across Oklahoma.

OSU ExtensionHuman Health and WellnesshealthOutreach and EngagementOSU Agriculture
Chair exercises are beneficial for older adults

Wed, Dec 22, 2021

Gina Peek, an Oklahoma State University Extension specialist, discusses how older adults can stay active with effective chair exercises.

OSU AgricultureHuman Health and WellnesshealthOutreach and EngagementOSU Extension
Rural water wrap-up: Infrastructure funding on the horizon

Mon, Dec 20, 2021

Officials from Oklahoma State University and the Oklahoma Water Resources Board discuss potential federal funding to improve the state's water and wastewater systems.

Human Health and WellnessFood Land and Natural ResourceswaterOSU ExtensionOutreach and EngagementOSU Agriculture
Feeling low? Overcome the winter blues with self-care

Thu, Dec 16, 2021

Rachel Morse, an Oklahoma State University Extension mental health specialist, discusses ways to recognize and address seasonal affective disorder.

Human Health and WellnessOSU AgricultureWeatherhealthOSU Extension
High Obesity Program makes the healthy choice the easy choice

Tue, Dec 07, 2021

The High Obesity Program in Adair and Muskogee counties works closely with OSU Extension and other community partners to improve access to healthy food and safe places for physical activity.

Food Land and Natural ResourcesHuman Health and WellnessOSU ExtensionhealthOutreach and EngagementOSU Agriculture
What causes post-meal drowsiness on Thanksgiving day?

Wed, Nov 17, 2021

Darren Scott, food scientist at the Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center at Oklahoma State University, explains why people feel tired after eating the Thanksgiving meal.

Agricultural Sciences and Natural ResourcesFood Land and Natural ResourcesScience and TechnologyFerguson College of AgricultureFood and Agricultural Products CenterOSU AgricultureHuman Health and Wellnessfood sciencefood
Fighting food insecurity during the holidays

Fri, Nov 12, 2021

Not everyone can enjoy a big Thanksgiving dinner,. 4-H’ers across the state are trying to help with food drives for community food banks and pantries. You can help, too.

OSU Agriculture4-HHuman Health and WellnessFood Land and Natural ResourcesOSU ExtensionOutreach and Engagement
How can parents prevent digital damage to teens?

Thu, Nov 04, 2021

Social media algorithms can subvert children’s normal social growth patterns and replace them with reinforced negativity about bullying, unrealistic body imagery and depression, Oklahoma State University Extension specialists said. Parents can help counter that damage.

Outreach and EngagementOSU AgricultureHuman Health and WellnessOSU Extensionsocial media
Turkey tension? Keep supply chain disruption from ruining holiday

Tue, Nov 02, 2021

Tips from OSU Extension specialists can help ensure the focus of holiday meals is on positive, shared experiences instead of market supply disruptions.

OSU Ferguson College of AgricultureCommunity Nutrition Education ProgramHuman Health and WellnessOSU AgricultureOutreach and EngagementDepartment of Agricultural EconomicsOSU ExtensionOSU Ag
Associate Dean of Tribal Health Affairs named

Tue, Oct 26, 2021

Dr. Douglas Nolan has been named Associate Dean of Tribal Health Affairs for the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation.

Center for Health SciencesHuman Health and WellnessCollege of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee NationCherokee NationOSU Center for Health Sciences
Mobile Farmers Market helps youth learn about nutrition

Mon, Oct 18, 2021

OSU Extension's High Obesity Prevention Program aims to help lower the obesity rate by teaching youth about making healthy food choices.

Outreach and EngagementhealthFamily and Consumer SciencesfoodOSU AgricultureEducationOSU ExtensionHuman Health and Wellness

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