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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...
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...

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