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Thursday, July 30, 2020
American Cancer Society now recommends cervical cancer screening start at 25, not 21 »
“(CNN) Individuals with a cervix are now recommended to start cervical cancers screening at 25 and continue through age 65...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
In Shadow of Pandemic, U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Resurge to Record »
“Drug deaths in America, which fell for the first time in 25 years in 2018, rose to record numbers in 2019 and are continu...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Drinking Surged During The Pandemic. Do You Know The Signs Of Addiction? »
“Despite the lack of dine-in customers for nearly 2½ long months during the coronavirus shutdown, Darrell Loo of Waldo Tha...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Public restrooms: What you need to know about using them safely amid the pandemic »
"When Mariel Balaban drove across the United States in the middle of the pandemic, she knew that avoiding public restrooms...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Technology playing central role in COVID-19 response: Innovations boost public health work »
“With COVID-19 spreading rapidly this spring and local health workers facing surveillance gaps, researcher John Brownstein...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Pandemic elevates concerns about violence, harm at home »
“Intimate partner violence and child maltreatment are pervasive and often co-occurring public health problems. IPV include...
Monday, April 27, 2020
CDC Adds New Symptoms to Its List of Possible Covid-19 Signs »
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its list of possible symptoms of the coronavirus, a step that...
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Smokers and Vapers May Be at Greater Risk for Covid-19 »
"Anxious times — like a pandemic — can lead to unhealthy but self-soothing habits, whether it’s reaching for a bag of pota...
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Study: Resilient Organizing: Adapting Health Care Organizations for COVID-19 »
"The University of Arizona, Eller College of Management is conducting a research study entitled Resilient Organizing: Adap...
Monday, April 6, 2020
Tips for mental health self-care during the outbreak »
"The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created enormous challenges for the protection of public health. From supply shortages...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Stores designate shopping time for seniors vulnerable amid coronavirus: Walmart, Target, Whole Foods »
"Acknowledging that older adults and persons with underlying health conditions are more susceptible to COVID-19, a growing...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Heart Association Puts Halt To Bayer’s Giant Displays Of Baby Aspirin »
"The implication was that everyone could reduce their heart attack risk by taking a “baby aspirin.” But recent studies hav...
Sunday, February 16, 2020
A New Battle Between Insurers And Big Pharma Is Costing Sick People Thousands »
"Two Ohio lawmakers introduced legislation that would ban insurers from using accumulator policies when there's no generic...
Saturday, February 8, 2020
FDA crackdown on vaping flavors has blind spot... »
"WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday began enforcing restrictions on flavored electronic cigarettes aimed at...
Monday, February 3, 2020
Attracting the next generation of physicians to rural medicine »
"People in rural areas sometimes must travel hours for care even in emergencies. Here’s how medical schools and teaching h...
Monday, January 27, 2020
More than 100 tested for coronavirus in the U.S.; just 5 cases confirmed so far, CDC says »
"Five people in the U.S. have been hospitalized with confirmed cases of the coronavirus: one in Washington, one in Illinoi...
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Congress Approves Raising Age to 21 for E-Cigarette and Tobacco Sales »
"The House and Senate have now passed a provision that would ban the sale of tobacco and e-cigarettes to anyone under 21,...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
More Adolescents Seek Medical Care For Mental Health Issues »
"Less than a decade ago, the emergency department at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego would see maybe one or two youn...
Thursday, October 31, 2019
How you should spend that extra hour from Daylight Saving Time, for your health »
"We live in a society where the CDC considers sleep deprivation to be a public health epidemic," said Dr. Nate Watson, a p...
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Don’t get tricked this Halloween: How to avoid tooth decay »
"What’s scarier than ghosts, goblins and ghouls? A mouth full of cavities. As Halloween approaches and sweet treats...
Monday, October 14, 2019
E-Cigarettes Went Unchecked in 10 Years of Federal Inaction »
"E-cigarettes and vaping devices, with $7 billion in annual sales, have become a part of daily life for millions of Americ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Three STDs reach all-time highs in the US, new CDC report says »
"For the fifth consecutive year, combined cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis have risen in the United States, acco...
Monday, October 7, 2019
Walgreens to halt sale of e-cigarettes in stores »
"Walgreens will halt the sale of e-cigarette products in its stores, the company announced Monday. The pharmacy chain r...
Thursday, October 3, 2019
CDC Intensifies Warnings About Vaping Illness As Cases Top 1,000 »
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention intensified its warnings about the risks of vaping, as the number of patie...
Friday, September 13, 2019
Google Maps just got a brand new feature that goes way beyond navigation »
"Google has been adding plenty of new features to Google Maps over the year, most of them meant to improve navigation and...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Is on the Rise, Study Says »
"Cases of high blood pressure during pregnancy rose sharply from 1970 to 2010, according to a new study published in the j...
Monday, September 2, 2019
Updated AAP flu policy offers more options this year »
"AAP prevention and treatment recommendations for the 2019-’20 influenza season include seven main updates and continue to...
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Smart devices are moving from fitness tracking to monitoring patients with chronic illnesses »
"The first generation of wearable devices, like smartwatches and activity trackers, were aimed at helping generally health...
Friday, August 30, 2019
Ohio overdose death rates dropped 22% in 2018, ODH reports »
"Fatal drug overdoses dropped more than 22% in Ohio last year, the first decline since 2009 and a sign that the state may...
Friday, August 23, 2019
Feds move forward with plan for national 3-digit suicide hotline »
"With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach (Source: “Gov't...
Friday, August 9, 2019
West Nile virus continues to be a problem in U.S. »
"A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study finds that severe cases of West Nile virus are becoming more commo...
Monday, July 29, 2019
United Way funding goes to local agencies »
"United Way of Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties will allocate more than $750,000 to non-profit organizations that h...
Monday, July 29, 2019
The Challenge of Diagnosing Lyme Disease »
"Lyme disease is on the rise. The 30,000 cases reported annually to the  Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...
Monday, June 10, 2019
Chickenpox Vaccine May Protect Against Shingles Years Later »
"The chickenpox vaccine not only protects against chickenpox: A new study has found it also lowers the risk for shingles.....
Thursday, June 6, 2019
CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 »
"That number is all but certain to continue climbing in the second half of the year. Last week, the CDC warned that U.S. m...

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