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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Butler County infant mortality rate shows improvement »
"The infant mortality rate — which measures the death of children under the age of one year — in Butler County was 6.9 dea...
Monday, August 28, 2017
3 cases of West Nile virus in Southwest Ohio: What you need to know »
"There’s been three cases so far this year of people testing positive for West Nile virus in Ohio. That’s on top of the...
Friday, June 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bacteria alerts issued for several Ohio beaches »
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Ohio Department of Health issued an alert for several Ohio beaches because of high bacteria l...
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
John Kasich among governors imploring Senate to take bipartisan approach on healthcare »
"DES MOINES, Iowa -- A group of Republican and Democratic governors are echoing President Donald Trump's criticism of a Ho...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Here's how to protect yourself from West Nile virus this summer »
"CINCINNATI -- Health officials reported Monday mosquitoes trapped in Franklin County, two hours from Cincinnati, have tes...
Sunday, June 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is it safe to swim in Lake Erie? It's easier than ever to find out »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio - Is it safe to swim in Lake Erie? It's easier than ever to answer that question - even if you're already...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rob Portman's dilemma: How to repeal Obamacare without undermining opioid fight »
"WASHINGTON – Sen. Rob Portman has been pushing for aggressive congressional action to curb the opioid epidemic. The Ohio...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Salmonella outbreaks tied to backyard chickens reported in Ohio »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Is investigating outbreaks of Salmonella in 47 states, i...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lake Erie beach water quality: Check these online sites before jumping into the water »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio - School's out for the summer, the perfume of flowers is in the air and the weather forecasters are predi...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Anthem to bolt from Ohio health insurance exchange »
"Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will pull out of Ohio’s Health Insurance Marketplace at the end of this year, following...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
11 insurers file in Ohio to participate in Obamacare »
"Monday was the deadline for insurance companies in Ohio to propose their 2018 rates under the Affordable Care Act. "...
Monday, May 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio listed as top state in monitoring prescription drugs »
"CINCINNATI (AP) — The American Medical Association has listed Ohio as the top state when it comes to monitoring prescri...
Saturday, May 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mosquito control grants issued »
"Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler and Ohio Department of Health Acting Director Lance Himes announced nearly $1 million i...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
1 million Ohioans to lose health coverage under Obamacare replacement »
"WASHINGTON — The House Republican plan to replace Obamacare would reduce deficits by $119 billion but increase the number...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take steps to avoid tick diseases »
"The Portage County Health District advises county residents of the increased risk of tick-borne diseases, including Lyme'...
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pool related diarrhea infections skyrocket in Ohio »
"Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections tied to the cryptosporidium parasit...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ODH has tips for mosquito, tick season »
"COLUMBUS — Mosquito and tick season has officially begun in Ohio, and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) urges people to...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohioans dispose of more than 16 tons of unwanted pills »
"COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently thanked Ohioans...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Protecting yourself from the disease »
"LOGAN — Lyme disease is a devastating disease that is spread by ticks, and with May designated as Lyme Disease Awareness...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mosquito, tick season begins in Ohio »
"Mosquito and tick season officially has begun in Ohio, and officials from the Ohio Department of Health and the Logan Cou...
Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
As warmer weather in Ohio makes an appearance, so do ticks »
"CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – As we head into spring and experience warmer weather, people are not the only ones who will be ou...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lyme Disease on the rise in Ohio »
"CLEVELAND - A serious disease that can cause neurological, cardiac and other problems is on the rise in Ohio. 2017 could...
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sen. Brown introduces legislation to decrease prescription prices »
"In the ongoing effort to improve the Affordable Care Act, Senator Sherrod Brown and 13 other Democratic Senators introduc...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rate of Drug-Addicted Babies Spikes Over 10 Years »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New state reports indicate the rate of drug-addicted newborns in Ohio in 2015 was more than eight t...
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Ohio newborns suffer from mother’s addiction »
"The number of Ohio babies who come into the world sick and craving drugs continues to soar. "New state reports show...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
County program brings healthy options to food deserts »
"Dayton stands out as one of the worst cities in the nation for food hardship, and county officials say it’s time to do mo...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lyme Disease is on the rise in Ohio »
"A full description of the symptoms associated with Lyme Disease was not published until 1975, following an investigation...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Baby boxes hope to curb infant mortality »
"CLEVELAND - The safest place for your baby to sleep may be a cardboard box. "As odd as it sounds, it could be the ke...
Sunday, March 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Heroin addiction leading to spike in cocaine use »
"Heroin addiction is causing an uptick in cocaine availability just as a recent court decision hinders prosecution. "...
Saturday, March 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio wants more done to close child lead poisoning cases »
"CLEVELAND >> Local health authorities that investigate Ohio cases of childhood lead poisoning have been warned they...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu still widespread in local area »
"CHILLICOTHE - A significant number of hospitalizations attributed to influenza over the last week in Ross County indicate...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
3 communities awarded mosquito control grants »
"ATHENS — Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Director Craig W. Butler and Ohio Department of Health Director Richard Hod...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How many more victims will the heroin epidemic claim? »
"Our community suffered another spike in drug overdose deaths in the last few days. On Monday, Hamilton County officials,...
Monday, February 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. overdose deaths doubled from 1999; Ohio in Top 5 »
"The rate of fatal overdose deaths in the United States has more than doubled since 1999, rising from 6.1 deaths per 100,0...
Sunday, February 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Project reduces premature births in Ohio »
"COLUMBUS — An effort to combat infant mortality and improve outcomes for women with the highest risk of early premature b...

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