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Knee-jerk vaping bans will fail public health, experts argue

Evidence supports e-cigarettes as a harm-reduction tool

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Out-of-network costs soar for non-emergency hospitalizations

Patient cost-sharing nearly doubled from 2012 to 2017, study finds

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Public health and social work students tackle issues in the foster-care system

Thirty public health and social work students joined forces to tackle issues in the adolescent foster care system this fall. Their goal: Develop an intervention for The Bair Foundation of Columbus to encourage stability for young people in group home and residential settings.

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Center for Public Health Practice hosts first-time quality improvement conference

To help public health professionals seeking techniques for improving practice throughout the state, the College of Public Health’s Center for Public Health Practice is hosting its first Ohio Public Health Improvement Exchange conference this week.

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APHA 2019 a time to highlight research, connect and learn

PHILADELPHIA – The College of Public Health was well-represented – and recognized – at this month’s annual meeting of the American Public Health Association.

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Sex workers’ preferences for HIV prevention center on convenience

Malawi study highlights opportunities to optimize use of PrEP

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Many insured Americans go out of network, pay more for behavioral health despite parity laws

Study details high out-of-pocket costs

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About The Ohio State University College of Public Health

The Ohio State University College of Public Health is a leader in educating students, creating new knowledge through research, and improving the livelihoods and well-being of people in Ohio and beyond.  The College’s divisions include biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, health behavior and health promotion, and health services management and policy.   It is ranked 23rd among all colleges of public health in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report, and also includes the top 7-ranked MHA degree program.  The College provides leadership and expertise for Ohio and the world through its Center for Health Outcomes, Policy and Evaluation Studies (HOPES), Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), and Center for the Advancement of Tobacco Science (CATS).