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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...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
OSU Extension offers food safety program »
"SPRINGFIELD – OSU Extension – Clark County is offering a food safety program for food service employees. This four-hour p...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Equitas Health Earns Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike Designation »
"We are excited to share that Equitas Health has achieved Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look-Alike designation...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Elderly at increased risk from extreme cold »
“Older adults are at increased risk for complications from conditions including snow, ice, bitter cold and more. Factors l...
Monday, December 25, 2017
Ohioans with Medicaid can get acupuncture for pain next year »
"Ohioans with Medicaid can start seeing an acupuncturist next year after the state expanded its coverage for the treatment...
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Ohio ranks 30th in protecting kids from tobacco use in national study »
"Ohio ranks 30th among the states when it comes to money budgeted for programs aimed at preventing tobacco use and helping...
Friday, December 8, 2017
Flu season is getting worse, Ohio Department of Health urges flu shot »
"Two hundred and fifty-seven Ohioans have been hospitalized for the flu so far this season, above the five-year average fo...
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Ohio doctors urged to screen patients for prediabetes to prevent problems »
"A new statewide initiative aimed at curbing Ohio’s high rate of type 2 diabetes is encouraging physicians to screen more...
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Ohio officials say tick-borne Lyme Disease still a threat »
"The state agency reports that 241 cases of Lyme disease have been reported in 60 of Ohio’s 88 counties this year. The num...
Monday, November 6, 2017
Narcan to be made available to families »
"Naloxone, also known as Narcan, will be made available to county residents through the Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With...
Monday, November 6, 2017
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month »
"Lung cancer is the nation’s leading cause of cancer deaths, and every year 7,195 Ohio residents are diagnosed with the di...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Meigs Health Matters : Prematurity Awareness Month »
"November is Prematurity Awareness Month. In the US, 1 in 8 babies are born prematurely..."   read more here
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Breast Cancer Rates Sinking in County »
"Though Ashtabula County in 2014 had the highest cancer-related mortality rate among its three surrounding Ohio counties,...
Friday, October 27, 2017
Number of 'Crypto' illnesses in Lucas County climbs »
"The number of diarrheal illnesses related to the Cryptosporidium parasite in Lucas County this year has risen to more tha...
Thursday, October 26, 2017
City rolling out infant mortality program »
"The name says it all. Full Term First Birthday Akron is the city’s newest initiative aimed at reducing the local infant m...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The Ohio Department of Health recommends that everybody 6 months and older get a flu shot now »
"With the arrival of flu season, the Ohio Department of Health recommends that all Ohioans 6 months and older get a flu sh...
Friday, October 6, 2017
http://www.dispatch.com/news/20171006/ohios-infant-mortality-rate-edged-up-in-2016-but-sleep-related »
"Ohio recorded a slight increase in the number of babies who died before their first birthday in 2016, but saw a promising...

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