Titus Wu, The Columbus Dispatch

Titus Wu

The Columbus Dispatch

Topeka, KS, United States

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Recent articles by Titus:

It's hard to detect breast cancer early for women with dense breasts. Ohio is trying to change that

Some have said that the barriers women with dense breasts face when trying to detect breast cancer early disproportionately affect Black women. → Read More

Ohio Supreme Court case interviews detail how negotiations on Statehouse maps fell apart

Court depositions filed Monday show how negotiations fell apart between Democrats and Republicans on the Ohio Redistricting Commission. → Read More

Medicare open enrollment begins for nearly 2.3M Ohioans

Medicare is the governmental health insurance program for people who are 65 or older. → Read More

Ohio GOP leaders' COVID-19 vaccine exemption bill to get changes, final House vote

This would be the second time HB 435 is being teed up for a vote after GOP leaders failed the first time to get enough support. → Read More

Esther's Law, which would allow cameras in nursing home rooms, gains traction in Ohio

The bill is named after Esther Piskor, whose son caught her being abused in her room at a Cleveland nursing home using a hidden camera. → Read More

Want a copy of your Ohio driver's license? No need to go to the BMV anymore

Previously, customers could only obtain a driver's license or ID replacement by visiting a deputy registrar location. → Read More

Historically underfunded, home and community-based care in Ohio finally will get $517 million boost

Home and community-based services are used to take care of disabled or elderly folks at home instead of an institutional setting like a nursing home. → Read More

Ohio House expected to vote on granting exemptions for COVID-19 vaccine mandates today

The bill was unveiled Tuesday and there was no public testimony on the proposal. → Read More

Ohio Republicans propose broadening COVID-19 vaccine mandate exemptions to include 'natural immunity'

With the backing of GOP leadership, this bill is expected to get priority over all the other Ohio vaccine bills. → Read More

Here are all the Ohio bills to ban or limit COVID-19 vaccine, mask mandates

Most of these bills would likely need to get veto-proof majorities, a difficult task, given GOP Gov. DeWine might veto them. → Read More

Self-employed Ohioans, gig workers no longer can receive unemployment benefits. Should they stay on?

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, self-employed Ohioans were included in the state's benefits system for the first time. → Read More

Ohio finally reaches settlement agreement with opioid distributors, says Attorney General Dave Yost

The settlement is expected to total around $808 million. → Read More

'More frustrating than nursing school': Ohio nurses wait months for state board to grant licenses amid COVID-19

Many nurses have said that the state board is virtually impossible to get a hold of, leaving them frustrated. → Read More

'More frustrating than nursing school': Ohio nurses wait months for state board to grant licenses amid COVID-19

Many nurses have said that the state board is virtually impossible to get a hold of, leaving them frustrated. → Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine sends Ohio National Guard to aid Louisiana in Hurricane Ida recovery

It came at the request of Louisiana's governor. → Read More

Ohio Department of Health director, physicians address COVID-19 at 11 a.m.

Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff will give an update on the status of COVID-19 in the state. → Read More

Ohio Department of Health director, hospital leaders to speak on rising COVID-19 hospitalizations

Hospital leaders are sounding the alarm and urging Ohioans to get vaccinated. → Read More

Ohio postpones rollout of new, reformed Medicaid managed care system to July 2022

There's also a pending lawsuit from one of the health care companies who lost out on a contract, seeking to halt the entire thing. → Read More

Ohio children on Medicaid now eligible for $100 COVID-19 vaccine incentive

The incentive will also now run through the end of the year instead of ending in September. → Read More

Ohio set to reach $808M opioid settlement after more counties, cities sign on

The deal still needs to be signed off by the distributors. → Read More