Health

What's Going Around: Prevent pool tragedies

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Just in time for the weekend and temperatures in the 90-degree range, you may be planning some time poolside.Read more

In U.S. 1st, baby born at Cleveland Clinic from dead donor's transplanted womb

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The Cleveland Clinic says it has delivered the first baby in North America after a womb transplant from a dead donor.Read more

Experts: Grocery store carts are rolling Petri dishes for bacteria

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Columbus Public Health says it's important consumers wipe the handles with sanitizing wipes.Read more

CDC warns pool-goers of diarrhea-causing 'crypto' parasite that can live in swimming pools

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The Centers for Disease Control is warning pool-goers to be wary of certain kinds of bacteria that could be in the water.Read more

Proposed Ohio bill blocking employer discrimination based on vaccination brings debate

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House Bill 268 would prevent employers from taking any adverse action against a person who has not been or will not be vaccinated.Read more

Cleveland Clinic performs its first fetal surgery to repair spina bifida

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According to the CDC, approximately 1,645 babies are born with spina bifida each year in the United States.Read more

Program teaches local medical students to work with patients speaking limited English

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A medical school lesson is aiming to ensure prescriptions, diagnoses and other health information doesn't get lost in translation.Read more

Doctors help Ross, Pike county patients in need with fresh produce vouchers

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Patients in the Ross and Pike counties may now get more than medicine depending on their diagnosis.Read more

NCH in Columbus ranked 7th best children's hospital in U.S.

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When it comes to children's hospitals, Columbus is home to one of the best in the country.Read more

Report urges travelers to get MMR vaccine due to European outbreak

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American Academy of Pediatrics report urges travelers get MMR vaccine in wake of "record-breaking" European measles outbreakRead more

Personal care products send a child to the emergency room every 2 hours, study finds

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While many don’t think much of personal care products kept in plain view like shampoo, lotion, makeup and nail polish, researchers found their presence can lead to a...Read more

Ohio medical experts travel to Kenya to perform surgery

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Dr. Awuor and a colleague will lead a team to the city of Kisumu in the east African nation of Kenya. Read more

Ohio board rejects adding insomnia, depression as conditions for medical pot; tables autism, anxiety

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Board President Dr. Michael Schottenstein said Wednesday the vote would be delayed to give two new board members time to consider expert reports.Read more

Possible breakthrough reported in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease

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Researchers at University of New Mexico researchers are working on a vaccine they hope could prevent Alzheimer's disease, reports CBS Albuquerque affiliate KRQE-TV.Read more

Vaping device maker Juul pledges $7.5 million to research impact of e-cigarettes

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A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker Juul Labs.Read more