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Ohio State News (college-public-health)

2020
April
01,
2020
| 09:04 PM America/New_York
Four weeks ago, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced they had made the difficult decision to limit spectators and cancel the expo at the Arnold Sports Festival to be held March 4-7. Central Ohio didn’t identify its first ...
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2019
December
12,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
Bans and other policies restricting e-cigarette sales could do more public harm than good, according to a group of public-health, tobacco-policy and ethics experts. ...
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December
12,
2019
| 04:21 PM America/New_York
The out-of-pocket financial burden for insured working Americans is substantial and growing – especially when it comes to out-of-network, non-emergency hospital care, a new study has found. Researchers at The Ohio State University analyzed claims fro...
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November
13,
2019
| 03:10 PM America/New_York
Preventing HIV in sex workers is a powerful tool in lowering the worldwide burden of the disease, and a new study could help ensure that high-risk women take advantage of medical safeguards. ...
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November
06,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Americans are using more out-of-network care and paying more out of pocket for behavioral health care than for treatment of other conditions, despite efforts to increase coverage and access to mental health services, according to new research. ...
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October
24,
2019
| 07:41 PM America/New_York
E-cigarette (e-cig) use is rising at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers, and new research data suggests that even short-term e-cig use can cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults. ...
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October
07,
2019
| 10:29 PM America/New_York
An increase in behavioral health providers is associated with a slight decrease in gun-related suicides, but the difference is small and points to a need to tackle gun violence in other ways, according to the authors of a new study. ...
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September
04,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
Women who choose to shave or wax their pubic hair might not be raising their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) after all, according to a new study that found no connection between “extreme” grooming and chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...
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August
23,
2019
| 06:44 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is taking the next step on a proposed Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center that will blend innovative technology and hands-on learning in conjunction with the university’s strategic plan. ...
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July
29,
2019
| 03:08 PM America/New_York
A new study has uncovered concerning gaps in knowledge about birth control effectiveness. About half of the women in the study who used condoms mistakenly thought they were the most effective pregnancy prevention. ...
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July
01,
2019
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
Domestic violence survivors commonly suffer repeated blows to the head and strangulation, trauma that has lasting effects that should be widely recognized by advocates, health care providers, law enforcement and others who are in a position to help, ...
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June
25,
2019
| 01:30 PM America/New_York
A study of thousands of patients’ health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. ...
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June
24,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Young people are less likely to be carded for cigarettes in certain types of shops, particularly in those that heavily advertise tobacco, a new study has found. ...
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May
01,
2019
| 08:57 PM America/New_York
Amy Lauren Fairchild will be the next dean of The Ohio State University College of Public Health. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, her appointment will be effective July 1 through June 30, 2024. Fairchild will join Ohio State from Tex...
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April
17,
2019
| 11:00 PM America/New_York
Our system for protecting health data in the United States is fundamentally broken and we need a national effort to rethink how we safeguard this information, say three experts in data privacy. In a perspective article in the April 18, 2019, issue...
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April
10,
2019
| 03:12 PM America/New_York
The dust that settles throughout our homes and offices almost always contains bits of chemicals that can cause problems for the human endocrine system, scientists say. But a new study indicates that the microbes we track into buildings—the microscopi...
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March
06,
2019
| 05:28 PM America/New_York
When it comes to marketing electronic cigarettes to young people, fake news appears to stick. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently requires a prominent warning about the dangers of nicotine for e-cigarettes. But just before that mandate...
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January
14,
2019
| 02:09 PM America/New_York
African-American women at high risk of breast cancer are less likely than white women to pursue potentially life-saving preventive care, and racial disparities in health care and elsewhere are to blame, new research suggests. “African-American wom...
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2018
November
28,
2018
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Screening women for HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a promising way to help detect cervical cancer early, but many at-risk women go without screening for the virus and without Pap tests that look for abnormal cells on the cervix. A new study from...
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November
20,
2018
| 03:40 PM America/New_York
People who vape and smoke cigarettes are no more likely to drop the nicotine habit than those who just smoke, a new study suggests. Researchers at The Ohio State University studied 705 tobacco users and found no differences in quit rates for “dual...
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August
30,
2018
| 12:30 AM America/New_York
A relatively simple effort to provide counseling and connect injection-drug users with resources could prove powerful against the spread of HIV in a notoriously hard-to-reach population, new research suggests. The study increased by almost 30 perc...
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August
23,
2018
| 06:41 PM America/New_York
Harmful algae isn’t just a problem for high-profile bodies of water – it poses serious, toxic threats in small ponds and lakes as well, new research has found. A team of researchers from The Ohio State University examined water samples from two do...
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May
22,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Cranking up your headphones or scrambling for a front-row spot at rock shows could be damaging more than your hearing. New research from The Ohio State University has found that young people with subtle hearing loss – the kind they aren’t even awa...
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April
13,
2018
| 03:37 PM America/New_York
Six months to a year: That is the timeline The Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake set to complete the search for the university’s new executive vice president and chancellor for academic health care. Drake answered questions about th...
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March
22,
2018
| 07:19 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University announced the winners of more than $1 million in grants to fuel research to help combat the opioid epidemic.“In public health, we never do our work alone and today, more than ever, we need to work together,” College of Publi...
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February
05,
2018
| 11:58 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A woman’s memories of a loved one’s experience with cancer could play a significant role in how she approaches breast cancer prevention in her own life, a new study has found. Women whose family members or friends died of cancer w...
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2017
November
08,
2017
| 02:14 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – An experimental “golden” potato could hold the power to prevent disease and death in developing countries where residents rely heavily upon the starchy food for sustenance, new research suggests.A serving of the yellow-orange lab-eng...
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July
11,
2017
| 09:04 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Scientists in multiple disciplines at The Ohio State University are delivering solutions to potential health problems and industry concerns associated with harmful algal blooms—in Lake Erie and inland lakes, as well as around the wor...
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June
08,
2017
| 02:03 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Changes in immune activity appear to signal a growing brain tumor five years before symptoms arise, new research has found.Interactions among proteins that relay information from one immune cell to another are weakened in the blood o...
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May
03,
2017
| 11:36 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers develop.While many cancers are more common among those with diabetes, cancerous br...
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