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Environment Health and Fitness

Are ‘frankenfoods’ hurting environment

Photo caption: The vast majority of soybeans grown in the U.S. come from genetically modified seeds. Public health and environmental advocates wonder whether these “frankenfoods” are hurting our health and the environment. Credit: Toshiyuki Imai, FlickrCC. Dear EarthTalk: What’s the current thinking on the safety of genetically engineered or modified products with regard to environmental, […]

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Featured Health and Fitness Northwest Lifestyles

OSU scientists embark on groundbreaking COVID-19 study

Oregon State University scientists will embark on a groundbreaking project in the coming days as they start testing in the greater Corvallis community to determine the prevalence of the virus that causes COVID-19. The unique door-to-door effort is among the first in the nation that will provide an overview of an entire community’s COVID-19 wellness, said Ben Dalziel, an assistant professor in OSU’s College of […]

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Events Featured Health and Fitness

PDX Triathlon Festival kicks off racing season

The 39th Annual PDX Triathlon Festival takes place May 30-31, 2020 at Blue Lake park. The Annual PDX/Blue Lake Triathlon was started by the Portland Triathlon Association and Frank Goulard, who is still an active, local Masters Triathlete. The weekend festival offers an Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlon, Duathlon & AquaBike, and a Super Sprint / My […]