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Thursday, September 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mixing of potent painkiller with heroin leading to deaths »
"The Department of Health reported a record number of accidental drug overdoses last year, in part because of an increase...
Thursday, September 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu shot better than last year »
"The state health department hasn't even begun actively monitoring flu cases yet, but health officials are advising reside...
Thursday, September 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fatal workplace injuries increase in Ohio »
"Ohio is one of 24 states where deaths on the job increased lastyear from the year before, according to newly updated stat...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Agencies working to address African-American infant mortality »
"LIMA — Though she has her job, her faith and two healthy children, Kesha Drake still often thinks of her first son....
Monday, August 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infant mortality an issue locally »
"LIMA — Instead of being the guest of honor at a baby shower planned months in advance, Angela Rasor spent that day at the...
Friday, August 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Early vaccinations will keep kids healthier »
"The start of a new school year is a good time to remind parents of Ohio’s new law requiring children in preschool and day...
Monday, August 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Ohio law aims to get more toddlers vaccinated »
"Ohio toddlers are among some of the worst-protected against vaccine-preventable illnesses, and pediatricians and public-h...
Friday, August 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ODH reports first 2015 death in a human West Nile Virus case »
"COLUMBUS — Ohio’s first death in a 2015 human West Nile virus (WNV) case was reported today by the Ohio Department of Hea...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mosquito test result positive for West Nile virus »
Insect taken from nature preserve near Coldwater "COLDWATER - State health officials received a positive result for...
Saturday, August 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public health advisory issued at Lake Erie's Maumee Bay State Park beach »
"A public health advisory has been issued at Lake Erie's Maumee Bay State Park beach after a high level of microcystin was...
Friday, August 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Algal toxin level up to highest this year »
"The level of the toxin microcystin in raw Lake Erie water jumped up to 2.5 parts per billion on the city’s water quality...
Thursday, August 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
8 things to know about toxic algae before jumping into Lake Erie »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie's western basin, that  forecasters predict could balloon into...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Immunizations top back-to-school checklists »
"Butler County -- Many families are in busy back-to-school mode with the need for new school supplies, updated sports...
Thursday, July 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health agency says 2 Ohioans diagnosed with West Nile virus »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health says two people recently diagnosed with West Nile virus are the first repo...
Thursday, July 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lake Erie fish safe to eat despite harmful algal blooms, reports Division of Wildlife »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio Division of Wildlife fisheries biologists have tested fillets from Lake Erie walleye and yellow pe...
Thursday, July 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2 Ohioans diagnosed with West Nile virus »
"COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health says two people recently diagnosed with West Nile virus are the first repor...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Algae bloom problems return to area lake »
"COLUMBUS — Record rainfalls this summer have had a negative effect on Grand Lake St. Marys, as harmful algae blooms have...
Monday, July 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meningitis vaccine now ‘required’ for Ohio kids »
"In an effort to boost meningitis protection for young Ohioans, state lawmakers have added the meningococcal vaccine to a...
Saturday, July 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kelleys Island begins daily water sample testing »
"Kelleys Island has begun daily water sample testing in response to a large harmful algal bloom that's developed offshore,...
Saturday, July 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Speaking of Your Health: Infant mortality »
"The joys of bringing home a new baby are immeasurable. The last thing anyone wants to think about is the possibility of l...
Friday, July 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Syphilis continues to spread in central Ohio »
"Syphilis numbers continue to climb in and around Columbus, and health officials say anonymous, unprotected sex is fueling...
Monday, July 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio's drug-dependent babies up 750 percent since 2004 »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A recent report from the Ohio Department of Health shows the state has seen a 750 percent increase in t...
Saturday, July 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hite says meningitis law can save lives »
"Gov. John Kasich on Thursday signed into law state Sen. Cliff Hite’s bill requiring Ohio students to be immunized against...
Friday, July 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Daily water-testing warns swimmers of dangers at Lake Erie beaches »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio – The sun is just starting to rise above the horizon when three technicians slip on their rubber chest wa...
Thursday, July 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mosquitoes out in full force thanks to rain, cool temperatures »
"Frequent, heavy rain has put a damper on many outdoor activities this summer in the Tuscarawas Valley, and it has sparked...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Potential Harmful Algal Bloom found in Bucyrus Reservoir »
"Crawford County Public Health was notified today that the Bucyrus Pine Reservoir (#2) had developed a potential Harmful A...
Monday, July 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SUMMIT IS ONE OF FIVE OHIO COUNTIES WHERE MOSQUITOES TESTED POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS »
"According to the Ohio Department of Health, Summit County is one of five areas where mosquitoes have tested positive for...
Monday, July 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tick-bite prevention for humans »
"Tick-bite prevention for humans Avoid likely tick-infested areas such as wooded or weedy areas. Tuck your pants...
Sunday, July 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio babies born into addiction up 750 percent »
"Sometimes, Carole Pickworth-Campbell goes home to Johnstown after a day volunteering at Nationwide Children's Hospital an...
Saturday, July 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Heading to a beach today? Check this list of beaches with swim advisories out first »
"CLEVELAND – Today’s warm temperatures and sunny skies may have northeast Ohioans heading for a beach. But because of the...
Friday, July 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio among ‘hot spots’ hit by colon cancer »
"Although the risk of death from colorectal cancer in the United States has dropped dramatically in recent decades, there...
Friday, July 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beat the skeeters – dump pools of standing water »
"We don't have West Nile virus this summer in Ohio – yet. But the wetter-than-usual summer could create a launching pad fo...
Friday, July 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mosquito test positive for West Nile in areas of Ohio »
"COLUMBUS – Ohio is experiencing a rise in mosquitoes this summer due to heavy rains, according to the Ohio Department of...
Friday, July 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Department of Health: Wet summer = more mosquitoes = risk of West Nile Virus »
"COLUMBUS, OH – It’s no surprise to northeast Ohioans that this has been an extremely wet summer. Or that mosquitoes love...
Thursday, July 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appalachia and rural South have highest colon cancer death rates »
"Although the risk of death from colorectal cancer in the United States has dropped dramatically in recent decades, there...

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