Health

Franklin County Public Health urges people to immediately stop using vaping products

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On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported more than 500 cases of lung illness associated with the use of vaping and seven deaths.Read more

100,000 cases of cancer in US could come from tap water chemicals

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The results come from a study of more than 48,000 community water systems, most of which comply with national drinking water standards.Read more

Signs that someone may be contemplating taking their life

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One person takes their own life every 40 seconds, according to the World Health Organization. Suicide is the leading cause of death among 15 to 29-year-olds.Read more

Sepsis awareness and how remembering TIME acronym can save lives

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Sepsis is your body’s life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Read more

It's Asthma Peak Week: Here's how to protect yourself

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This is Asthma Peak Week. It's the one week out of the year when asthma attacks and hospitalizations are typically at their highest, according to the Asthma and Allergy...Read more

Ohio medical board votes against anxiety, autism as medical pot condition

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The state Medical Board has voted to reject petitions seeking to add anxiety and autism spectrum disorders as qualifying conditions for physicians to recommend medical...Read more

Experts say weight loss surgery could be key in treating chronic diseases

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Bariatric surgery — a weight loss technique — used to be regarded as a way to lose weight by celebrities and the wealthy. Read more

Vaping warning from Ohio Department of Health

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The number of confirmed lung illnesses associate with vaping is now 10 Statewide, according to the Ohio Department of Health.Read more

OSU researchers examine connection between allergies and anxiety, depression

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Some of the substances that trigger allergies may also have an effect on the brain and mental health.Read more

US health officials report new vaping deaths, repeat warning

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Officials have identified about 450 possible cases, including as many as five deaths, in 33 states. The count includes newly reported deaths in California, Indiana and...Read more

Study: Most men would rather do housework than go to the doctor

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Given the choice of cleaning a bathroom or going to a doctor’s appointment, most men opted for the housework.Read more

Minimally invasive procedure to fix brain aneurysms

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Central Ohio surgeons have been performing a new cutting-edge procedure that will help increase the survival rate.Read more

OhioHealth neurosurgeon performs life-saving surgeries in Kenya

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Mission accomplished and healing restored.Read more

What's Going Around: Parent anxiety for a new school year

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Parents the anxiety you may be feeling as you send your child off to school for the first time—or to a new school is normal. Read more

Ohio health officials investigate 6 reports of vaping illness

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Symptoms experienced by patients have included coughing, shortness of breath, and fatigue and in some cases required hospitalization.Read more