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UToledo Research Raises Concern of Healthcare Access for Young Runners During Pandemic

February 23, 2021

A nationwide survey conducted by UToledo researchers last summer found that young long-distance runners had cut down on the frequency and intensity of their training.


Life Expectancy Drops a Year in America

February 19, 2021

Dr. Timothy Jordan, a professor of public health, discusses how life expectancy for Americans took an alarming drop due to the pandemic.


Your Pet Provides Crucial Emotional Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 16, 2021

Dr. Janet Hoy-Gerlach, who has spent years studying the human-animal bond, said there are clear physical, emotional, psychological and social benefits to be had from our pets.


Vice Provost Elected President of Society for Public Health Education

January 28, 2021

Dr. Amy Thompson's three-year commitment includes serving as president-elect, president and immediate past president of SOPHE from April through spring 2024.


Which conditions qualify for early vaccine? Ohio opts for strict standard

January 25, 2021

Dr. Brian Fink, UToledo public health expert, discusses the state’s decision to opt for a strict definition of which chronic diseases qualify a person for 1B priority due to the scarcity of COVID-19 vaccines and a desire to preserve supplies for elderly Ohioans and K-12 employees. Read: Which conditions qualify for early vaccine? Ohio opts for ...


Local health experts hopeful Biden can deliver on vaccine promises

January 21, 2021

Dr. Brian Fink, UToledo public health expert, said the logistics in delivering the vaccine should be the biggest focus of President Joe Biden’s first days in office. Read: Local health experts hopeful Biden can deliver on vaccine promises


Ohio Attorney General Hosts Second Human Trafficking Summit

January 19, 2021

Dr. Celia Williamson, Distinguished University Professor of social work and Director of the Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute, discusses the populations at a higher risk of being trafficked. Read: Ohio Attorney General Hosts Second Human Trafficking Summit


Mocktail hour: Dry January taps into sober curious movement

January 19, 2021

Dr. Tavis Glassman, professor in the School of Population Health, discusses short-term alcohol abstinence campaign and how it can help people develop greater immunity to drinking-based social pressure. Read: Mocktail hour: Dry January taps into sober curious movement


Contact tracers track down the virus, urge Lucas Co. residents to answer calls

January 11, 2021

Stephanie Villella, UToledo graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in public health, discusses her experience as a contact tracer in northwest Ohio during the coronavirus pandemic. Read: Contact tracers track down the virus, urge Lucas Co. residents to answer calls


AG’s human trafficking summit to be held on Thursday

January 7, 2021

Dr. Celia Williamson, Distinguished University Professor of Social Work and Director of the Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute, will present at the Ohio Attorney General’s 2021 Human Trafficking Summit. Read: AG’s human trafficking summit to be held on Thursday