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Free E-Book to Support Anti-Smoking Fight Released by Georgia State School of Public Health

ATLANTA—A free electronic book to assist researchers, practitioners, advocates, students and others interested in working to end smoking, one of the leading causes of death and disease globally, has been released by the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

Dr. Michael Eriksen, dean of the School of Public Health, is the… more »

Georgia State University to Offer Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Health Starting in Fall 2016

ATLANTA—Georgia State University will offer a new bachelor of science degree in public health with an emphasis on urban and global health issues.

The degree was approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia at its May 10 meeting. The degree program is scheduled to accept degree-seeking students in… more »

E-Cigarettes Not Meeting Potential as “Disruptive Technology,” Georgia State Public Health Study Shows

ATLANTA—Most smokers who have tried electronic cigarettes have rejected them as less satisfying than regular cigarettes, reducing their potential to be a “disruptive technology” that could help a significant number of smokers to quit, according to a recent study by a team of researchers at the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) at Georgia… more »