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Thursday, November 8, 2018
Cuyahoga County Board of Health says hepatitis A cases have tripled this year to 13 »
"Officials from the Cuyahoga County Board of Health have confirmed more than a dozen hepatitis A cases so far this year wi...
Friday, October 19, 2018
What you should know about Hep A »
“Vaccinations are being urged to prevent the spread of the viral liver disease amid an outbreak heavily concentrated in Mo...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Ohio has first case of rare, mysterious polio-like disorder; state isn't saying where »
“Ohio now has its first case of a rare, mysterious disease that causes paralysis, mainly in children, the Ohio Department...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
National Recovery Month: Ohio is Rising to the Challenge »
"In 1989, the first Recovery Month was recognized – then called Treatment Works! Month. In 1989, 5,035 people in the Unite...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Hepatitis A outbreak in Butler, Montgomery counties »
"The Ohio Department of Health says the number of cases of Hepatitis A continue to increase across the state, including he...
Friday, September 14, 2018
Cure for high drug costs? Health center opens low-cost pharmacy in downtown Akron »
“AxessPointe Community Health Centers Inc. is opening a third pharmacy in the Akron area…”   read more here
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A play coming to Northeast Ohio is helping children and adults learn about opioid addiction »
“For an opioid epidemic that's claimed thousands of lives, even the good news about there being more help available has it...
Friday, September 7, 2018
Columbus Public Health investigating 7 Hepatitis A cases during statewide outbreak »
"Columbus Public Health sent out an alert Friday about Hepatitis A, as the team deals with a growing number of Hepatitis A...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Mental health levy funds begin to be used in community »
"The Washington County Behavioral Health Board provided The Marietta Times with a list of authorizations it has made since...
Monday, August 13, 2018
Ohio schools target chronic absenteeism after law change »
"Ohio schools are attacking chronic student absenteeism as a way to improve academic performance, two years after state la...
Monday, August 13, 2018
East Toledo Community Health Center accepts patients regardless of their access to health insurance »
"The center will accept patients regardless of their access to health insurance. If patients do not have insurance, they a...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Health department: Mosquito pool in Belmont County tests positive for West Nile Virus »
"The Belmont County Health Department has learned that a mosquito pool in Belmont County has tested positive for West Nile...
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Climb a virtual mountain to help kids with behavioral, mental issues »
"The Butterflies and Hope Memorial Foundation is gearing up for its virtual mountain climb fundraiser, dubbed “Climbing fo...
Monday, July 16, 2018
Lancaster restaurants take proactive measures to prevent Hep A »
"An outbreak of Hepatitis A has some Fairfield County restaurant owners taking action to protect their workers, customers,...
Monday, July 16, 2018
Device from Cleveland startup helps people taking blood thinners »
"Case Western Reserve University innovators have created a blood testing device, about the size of a cellphone, that could...
Friday, July 13, 2018
Taking a trip to Lake Erie this summer? Check for slime before you go »
"Last year, a slick, green slime covered more than 700 square miles of the western basin of Lake Erie — an algae bloom so...
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Ohio U and University of Toledo team up on health issues, including opioids »
"The plans for programs include hiring Hopewell Health Centers to provide mental-health and substance-abuse counseling and...
Friday, June 22, 2018
Beware, it’s summer: Heat, sun, poisonous plants can create problems »
"Though the first day of summer in Marietta was met with mild temperatures and clouds overhead Thursday, local residents a...
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Bacteria again foul western Lake Erie beaches »
"Beware of bacteria: It’s back at Maumee Bay State Park and other western Lake Erie beaches, fouling water enough for heal...
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Report: Ohio ranks 39th nationwide for children »
"The 2018 U.S. End of Childhood Report, released late last month, found Ohio ranks 39th out of 50 states based on threats...
Friday, June 15, 2018
High temperatures and calm winds lead to air-quality alert »
"Health officials are encouraging those at this weekend’s community events to stay safe, as high temperatures and still ai...
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Advisories posted at three local swimming beaches »
"Three of Ashtabula County’s public swimming beaches on Lake Erie have been flagged by the Ohio Department of Health becau...
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Ohioans reminded to take simple steps to stay healthy at fairs »
"As millions of Ohioans prepare to visit any of Ohio’s 94 county and independent fairs, leaders at the Ohio Departments of...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Be Tick Smart! »
"The three most common ticks in Ohio are The Blacklegged (deer) tick, The American dog (wood) tick, and the Lone star tick...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Health department urges rabies awareness after Toledo bat tests positive »
"A bat in East Toledo that tested positive for rabies is prompting the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department to remind the...
Friday, May 4, 2018
Ohio Department of Health warns of mosquito and tick bites »
"With warmer temperatures on the way, the Ohio Department of Health is urging people to take precautions to prevent bites...
Monday, April 30, 2018
Johnson honored by Ohio Osteopathic Association »
"Rep. Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) has received the 2018 Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA) Distinguished Service Award, an...
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Drug Take Back Day spotlights Ohio’s ongoing opioid crisis »
"Police departments throughout Northeast Ohio collected unused and old prescription drugs Saturday for the 15th annual Nat...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
State officials encourage at-risk Ohioans to get hepatitis A vaccine »
"The Ohio Department of Health on Thursday issued an advisory for people at higher risk of contracting hepatitis A to get...
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Ohio EMA issues warning of Hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky »
"The Ohio EMA Watch Office has been monitoring Hepatitis A outbreaks in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and West Virginia....
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Primary Health Solutions Expands Services »
"The Centering® Healthcare Institute (CHI) yesterday announced its first wave of awardees to expand the Centering model of...
Sunday, March 11, 2018
As more babies are born with drug withdrawals, doctors are frantically working to improve their care »
"Doctors around Ohio, including a pair of pediatricians in Cincinnati, have worked with the state and Ohio Gov. John Kasic...
Monday, February 19, 2018
Kids saying no to cigarettes, yes to vaping. And new devices are making it easy to vape in school »
"High school administrators across central Ohio are increasingly warning parents about teens using e-cigarettes or vapes.....
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Study finds bigger treatment window for some stroke patients »
"The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association on Wednesday updated its recommendations for the removal of st...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
LGBT-focused health center hits new milestone »
"Equitas Health — formerly the AIDS Resource Center Ohio — guarantees patients won’t won’t be turned away if they can’t af...

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