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2022
April
20,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
With an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision that is likely to further restrict abortion access, two new studies from The Ohio State University provide insights into what additional limits on abortion care could mean, particularly for those who will ...
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April
08,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Winning the 2022 Ruth C. Bailey Award for Multicultural Engagement left Darryl B. Hood, professor of environmental sciences in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University, stunned.“What was my reaction after I passed out, you mean?” was...
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January
21,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Black Americans who were initially hesitant about receiving a COVID-19 vaccine were more likely than whites to warm up to the idea as the pandemic wore on and to view vaccines as necessary for protection, a new study has found....
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2021
December
07,
2021
| 14:20 PM America/New_York
The Global One Health initiative has been awarded funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to enhance detection, response and prevention of antimicrobial resistance and associated health threats in hospitals in Ethiopia. ...
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December
07,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Many people experience forgetfulness as they age, but it’s often difficult to tell if these memory issues are a normal part of aging or a sign of something more serious. A new study finds that a simple, self-administered test developed by Ohio State ...
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October
19,
2021
| 16:45 PM America/New_York
For demonstrating an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, five health sciences graduate programs at The Ohio State University received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into D...
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August
26,
2021
| 13:22 PM America/New_York
Researchers are collecting dust from 50 buildings on The Ohio State University campus this fall to monitor the prevalence of COVID-19 and track the virus’s variants. Their analyses and experiments are designed to help the university understand where ...
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April
16,
2021
| 16:54 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Global One Health initiative (GOHi) has been awarded $5.61 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and bolster Ethiopia’s public health system capacity for ...
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April
13,
2021
| 09:22 AM America/New_York
Inspired by the university’s Seed Fund for Racial Justice, Ohio State’s College of Public Health recently awarded $100,000 to research projects addressing racism and resulting inequities. ...
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March
30,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Sixteen of The Ohio State University’s graduate and professional programs are ranked in the top 10 in their fields in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. ...
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March
26,
2021
| 10:27 AM America/New_York
At a time when the nation is weary of hearing “no, you can’t,” we believe that thinking in terms of harm reduction – offering safer but not necessarily risk-free alternatives – is crucial. ...
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March
02,
2021
| 13:05 PM America/New_York
Encouraged by low positivity rates and other COVID-19 trends so far this semester, the leaders of Ohio State’s Comprehensive Monitoring Team call for continued vigilance in a new report that recaps lessons learned in the fall, highlights advances mad...
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February
08,
2021
| 13:52 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University’s COVID-19 dashboard, which provides a regularly updated status on the virus across Ohio and within the campus community, has been enhanced to make it more user-friendly while offering a complete picture of cases and positiv...
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2020
November
16,
2020
| 14:54 PM America/New_York
College of Public Health Dean Amy Fairchild sent the following email to Ohio State University students today (Nov. 16). ...
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October
02,
2020
| 09:22 AM America/New_York
In the month or so since The Ohio State University published a dashboard of aggregate COVID-19 testing data, the page has received more than 1.1 million unique views, quickly becoming one of the university’s most popular websites. Among those who hav...
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September
30,
2020
| 16:28 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has received a $5 million, two-year award from the National Institutes of Health RADx-UP program to support projects designed to rapidly implement COVID-19 testing strategies in populations disproportionately affected by the...
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September
08,
2020
| 14:57 PM America/New_York
Hard at work on the fourth floor of Cunz Hall, a team of researchers is helping detect the prevalence of COVID-19 on campus and in communities across Ohio. ...
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August
24,
2020
| 20:44 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is starting autumn semester and reminding students, faculty and staff that the universal use of face masks and physical distancing will be essential to staying open in the fall. ...
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July
19,
2020
| 13:54 PM America/New_York
A new song produced by engineering professor Michael Rayo puts a reggae twist on an important public health message. And it all started with a simple four-word rhyme devised by Senior Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Epidemiology Bill Mill...
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June
15,
2020
| 12:07 PM America/New_York
As part of his master’s program at The Ohio State University, public health student Ajeet Gill was supposed to spend his summer working with a local nonprofit distributing meals and essential services to vulnerable communities.   ...
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May
21,
2020
| 16:05 PM America/New_York
Ohio has seen a growing disparity between abortion rates in rural and urban communities, later abortions, and less use of medication abortion care as the state has heavily regulated abortion and clinics have closed, a new study has found. ...
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May
13,
2020
| 13:49 PM America/New_York
Some of us might have been happy to leave mathematics behind in high school or college, but as the COVID-19 pandemic has spread, math has had a daily effect on all of our lives – even if we don’t have to crunch the numbers ourselves. ...
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April
22,
2020
| 15:35 PM America/New_York
Researchers at The Ohio State University will study the health effects of e-cigarettes and nicotine on youth and help develop vaping cessation programs after receiving a $5.5 million grant from the American Heart Association. ...
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April
03,
2020
| 07:08 AM America/New_York
Different states empower different types of officials to declare an emergency. This is important because a lack of clear lines complicated the response to Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and, later, Hurricane Rita in Texas. ...
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April
01,
2020
| 15:04 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
| 14:00 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
| 10:21 AM 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
| 09:10 AM 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
| 11:01 AM 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
| 13:41 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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