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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Public health alert: Cuyahoga County coroner says COVID-19 pandemic may be factor in recent spike »
“The Cuyahoga County medical examiner issued a public health alert on Tuesday after seeing a startling spike in drug overd...
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Coronavirus: Four testing locations in the Clark County area now available »
"According to the Clark County Combined Health District, the testing locations are Northparke Internal Medicine at 211 Nor...
Friday, April 24, 2020
Ohio to start robust testing »
"Ohio officials said Friday a plan is in place to ramp up coronavirus testing, this on the day the state's confirmed cases...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
The Implications of COVID-19 for Mental Health and Substance Use »
"The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn have negatively affected many people’s mental health and created ne...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Doctors transitioning to telemedicine for routine visits »
"LIMA — Routine doctor’s appointments are beginning to look a lot different as a result of the coronavirus. All non-urg...
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Emptied by postponed surgeries and new restrictions, central Ohio hospitals anticipate patient surge »
"As cases of COVID-19 increase across the state, central Ohio health-care providers are planning for the best and worst ca...
Friday, March 27, 2020
Telehealth use rapidly expands in Ohio during pandemic »
"The COVID-19 outbreak is fueling an expansion of telehealth as state and federal officials seek to reduce the strain on t...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Behavioral health hotline »
"In response to the increased stress and anxiety related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting stay in place orders,...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Boost in confirmed coronavirus cases expected as testing ramps up in Ohio »
"More Ohioans are expected to be diagnosed with COVID-19 with the increase in testing but experts caution that while the j...
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Governor DeWine Provides COVID-19 Update »
"(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, today provided a...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Ohio Department of Health to Update Coronavirus Disease 2019 Numbers Daily »
"(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) will start a new process for publicly sharing updates on Persons U...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Advocates seek change to Ohio HIV disclosure laws »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – There is a new push to change laws regarding HIV disclosure in Ohio. Many living with the viru...
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Infant mortality rate falls in Butler County, racial gap remains in Ohio »
"Fewer Ohio infants died in 2018, new state data shows, though a wide gap still remains between the rate of black and whit...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
‘Implicit biases’ a factor in pregnancy-related death rate »
"Public health officials need to expand access to care, and doctors must focus more on patient experiences to reduce the p...
Friday, February 14, 2020
New HPIO, OSU policy brief explores link between clinician wellbeing and patient care and safety »
"The Health Policy Institute of Ohio, in partnership with the Ohio State University College of Nursing Helene Fuld Health...
Friday, February 7, 2020
Study: Ohio law change leads to dramatic increase in naloxone access »
"The number of prescriptions to a life-saving overdose reversal medication grew in Ohio grew by 2,328% following a state l...
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Asian community group, worried by coronavirus-related racism, urges Clevelanders to ‘get the facts’ »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio — Racism directed at Asian Americans because of coronavirus-related fears is wrong and must stop, a Cleve...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Increasing distribution of overdose-reversing Narcan part of updated city-county drug-addiction batt »
"The 2020 Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan, formerly known as the Franklin County Opiate Action Plan, aims to r...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The Core - Inside Ohio's opioid crisis »
"4,854 Ohioans died from drug overdoses in 2017. That’s more than car crashes, gun deaths and homicides combined, accordin...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Cuyahoga County, ADAMHS Board to fund Fentanyl Test Strip distribution program into 2020 »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cuyahoga County and the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County are...
Friday, November 15, 2019
HPIO scorecard explores Ohio efforts to address addiction in the criminal justice system »
"The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has released the third in a series of inventories and scorecards analyzing Ohio's pol...
Friday, August 16, 2019
CWRU researchers awarded $1.1 million federal grant to train practitioners to treat opioid abuse dis »
"Researchers from Case Western Reserve University were awarded a $1.1 million federal grant to train graduate social worke...
Thursday, August 1, 2019
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month »
"Ohio is celebrating August as Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Empower Families, Support Breastfe...
Saturday, June 8, 2019
The importance of mentoring future doctors »
"You might expect a medical mentor to be someone who knew, from day one, that he or she was bound for the field. But th...
Monday, June 3, 2019
Franklin County has highest number of Legionella bacteria cases in Ohio, stats show »
"Franklin County had the highest number of Legionella bacteria cases in Ohio last year at 208, according to Ohio Departmen...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Kansas City-Area Tornadoes Add to 12 Straight Days of Destruction »
"CELINA, Ohio — The tornado screeching across southern Ohio on Monday night triggered a cellphone alert that roused Rich S...
Thursday, May 2, 2019
First responders celebrated for efforts against addiction »
"Medina County is recognizing first responders this week for ongoing efforts to combat the opioid epidemic..."  ...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Local public health officials on high alert as measles spreads across country »
"Babies' immune systems are not well developed," Dr. Jillian Schaffeld, a pediatrician at Healthsource of Ohio, said. "The...
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Obstetrician gives advice to new dads under Medicaid »
"Dr. Brad Lucas has seen the effects of poverty and how it can make a certain population seem helpless and unreachable. In...
Friday, April 19, 2019
This flu season is the longest in a decade, CDC says »
"There have been 21 weeks of elevated flu activity reported in the United States during the 2018-19 flu season, based on d...
Monday, March 18, 2019
DeWine calls for raising legal age to buy tobacco to 21 »
"Ohio would become the latest state to increase the legal age to buy cigarettes under Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed two-year...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Ohio ranks 10th in U.S. oral health »
"The state's students benefit from school-based dental sealant programs, and non-elderly adults have extensive dental care...
Friday, January 11, 2019
Flu season milder this year, but Ohio hospitalizations starting to spike »
"Flu hospitalizations in Ohio are starting to spike this season. But when compared with a five-year average, hospitalizati...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
At-Home HPV Tests Work in Appalachian Ohio »
"Screening women for HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a promising way to help detect cervical cancer early, but many at-ri...
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...

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