Health

4th recall this month for popular heartburn drug over cancer fears

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There are now nearly a dozen recalls for the generic version of Zantac since late September for a potential cancer-causing impurity.Read more

Doctors treating young athletes with adult injuries

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Health care providers, including physical therapists, say they’re now treating kids with injuries they usually expect to see in older adults, even professionals.Read more

What's Going Around: Bronchiolitis

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The lungs get inflamed and there is congestion in the small airways, called bronchioles.Read more

Scientists show what vaping does to your lungs

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Researchers said it’s the flavorings added to the bitter compound of nicotine that have been most troubling.Read more

What's Going Around: Coughing

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Experts say it’s that time of year.Read more

Gas stations often cited for not checking ID of minors trying to buy vape products

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According to citations issued by the FDA over the past two years, gas stations that sold vape products like Juul pods were cited overwhelmingly for selling to minors.Read more

Worthington school sees benefits in moving recess before lunch

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Recent studies show changing the longstanding school tradition of lunch before recess can lead to large student benefits. Read more

Hope Hollow: Shelter, food and transportation for people needing cancer treatment

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One central Ohio couple has found a purpose in the pain by providing a home away from home at no cost to cancer patients and their loved ones while they are in Columbus...Read more

Halloween health warning: Costume contact lenses also need a prescription

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Federal regulators warn that sellers must get your prescription and that your eyesight could be put at risk when wearing non-prescription lenses.Read more

Breast cancer risk assessment tests empower women before diagnosis

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Research shows 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. Central Ohio organizations advocate for women to get risk assessments done to better understand...Read more

FDA approves 'breakthrough' drug for cystic fibrosis

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The treatment is approved for patients 12 years and older, the first for such a large group.Read more

Study: Thinking too much can cause you to die sooner

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A study from Harvard Medical School researchers found excessive brain activity could lead to a shorter life.Read more

Health officials: Barely a teaspoon of liquid nicotine can kill a toddler

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By now you've heard the warnings from health officials about vaping and what it can do to your lungs. What you may not know is that it takes less than half a...Read more

Parents learn the impact cyberbullying can have on mental health

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A growing, emotional hazard for adolescent youth is the misuse of social media and children and their parents continue to struggle to find ways to deal with the...Read more

Breast cancer survivor urges women to advocate for their health

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The American Cancer Society recommendation is for women with normal risk for breast cancer to start mammograms at age 40.Read more