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Thursday, January 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health advisory issued to central Ohio physicians about Zika virus »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–Columbus Public Health has issued an advisory on the Zika virus to all central Ohio physicians....
Sunday, January 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Five people test positive for high lead levels in Sebring »
"SEBRING, Ohio - Five people tested positive for elevated levels of lead during a special blood screening conducted i...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio sets new guidelines for short-term pain prescribing »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – People with short-term pain from injuries or surgery should be given alternatives to prescription p...
Friday, January 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
STDs on the rise for Mahoning Valley teens »
"YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – It’s something no one really wants to talk about, especially with kids. But, sexually transmitt...
Sunday, December 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Website offers peek at care quality at central Ohio doctors’ offices »
"Several central Ohio primary-care practices have voluntarily made public their performance on a handful of health-care me...
Thursday, December 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Still time to get your flu shot »
"COLUMBUS – Influenza-like illness remains sporadic across Ohio, but the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), wants to remind...
Friday, December 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC urges vaccination during flu season »
"CIRCLEVILLE — The Centers for Disease Control has dubbed this week National Influenza Vaccination Week in an effort to ge...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Uptown Toledo Grocery store opens its doors »
"Toledo, Ohio ProMedica celebrates the grand opening of Market on the Green at the ProMedica Ebeid Institute. The store is...
Thursday, December 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Whooping cough case confirmed at Massillon school »
"A confirmed case of whooping cough in City Schools should not be cause for alarm, officials said Thursday. Superintend...
Saturday, November 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vaccine still best defense to avoid flu »
"As another cold and flu season begins, public-health officials in central Ohio face the usual adversaries: unwashed hands...
Thursday, November 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preventing lead poisoning is key to putting children on the right track »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- If there were just a handful of things parents could do in the first 2,000 days of their child's life...
Friday, November 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open enrollment deadline approaches »
"As Dec. 15, 2015, the first deadline of the open enrollment period, approaches it’s important that those who are already...
Friday, November 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Officials fear pertsussis cases may increase »
"An unwanted guest could be lurking among family and friends at Thanksgiving gatherings. Local health officials fear an...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hunger remains a huge problem for working poor in northeast Ohio »
"CLEVELAND - Every other Thursday, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank gives away fresh produce. Every time, there is a l...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open enrollments gives consumers ‘empowerment’ »
"Medicare, 39 million older or disabled Americans have coverage to help pay for their medicine, including most of the 17 m...
Monday, November 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free program offers help, incentives for pregnant women to kick tobacco »
"Premature birth is the number one killer of babies worldwide, and claims many victims in the U.S. And while there are man...
Sunday, November 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Turning 65? 9 Tips For Signing Up For Medicare »
"It’s the first hour of my mission to sign up for Medicare and already I’m making mistakes. In this case, it’s minor (and...
Saturday, November 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Speaking of Your Health: The Great American Smokeout »
"The American Cancer Society is observing the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 19 of this year by encouraging smo...
Friday, November 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preventing carbon monoxide poisoning »
"MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) –  It’s a colorless, odorless and deadly gas, carbon monoxide. Dangerous situati...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vietnam vet with PTSD finds healing in ballroom dancing »
"BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – On a Wednesday evening in a small room at Boardman’s Creekside Fitness and Health Center, Rayen H...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Health Department launches anti-tobacco campaign targeting high rate of smoking among veterans »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Smoking rates among veterans are significantly higher than the rest of Ohio's population. With tha...
Monday, November 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is HIV southern Ohio’s next woe? »
"People in southern Ohio have been hit with a series of deadly plagues, and another one is on the horizon. First, it...
Monday, November 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doctors battle heroin epidemic with prescription drug »
"(WTOL) - According to the Ohio Department of Health, more people die from drug overdoses in Ohio than traffic accidents....
Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC in Ohio to study fentanyl, heroin overdoses »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has requested The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Sunday, October 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Too many people put off effective colorectal screenings »
"Health advice comes with a few bricks and the occasional air ball. It’s not uncommon for a new study to contradict resear...
Sunday, October 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Athens County hopeful about new drug program for addicts »
"Some addiction experts think the addiction-fighting drug, naltrexone, known by its brand name Vivitrol, can revolutionize...
Friday, October 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC to help Ohio deal with deadly twist to heroin epidemic »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Government doctors who study disease are helping Ohio find solutions to a wave of overdose deaths c...
Monday, October 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu season starts in Cincinnati region »
"The flu has arrived in Northern Kentucky, but hasn't yet seen in Southwest Ohio. The Kentucky Department for Public...
Sunday, October 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIV outbreak investigated in Shelby County »
"SHELBY COUNTY — A recent local outbreak of HIV and Hepatitis C in Shelby County is apparently linked to an individual who...
Saturday, October 10, 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...
Monday, October 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Give it a shot »
"Experts say it is nearly impossible to predict how mild or severe the flu season will be this year but Ohio health offici...
Monday, October 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fighting Fentanyl »
"Local and state figures on fatal heroin-related overdoses suggest that Ohio’s heroin epidemic is finally plateauing. Even...
Friday, September 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fentanyl a big part of Ohio overdose deaths, state data shows »
"More Ohioans died from unintentional drug overdoses in 2014 than in any other year on record, according to preliminary st...
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...

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