Health

How to stay safe from ticks and the diseases they carry

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It's especially important to take steps to protect yourself and your loved ones — including pets — from tick bites this time of year.Read more

Drones delivering blood in emergencies: The future of health care?

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Palo Alto, California, hopes to become the first U.S. city to use unmanned aircraft to deliver blood from a blood bank to a hospital.Read more

Get rid of prescription medicine on Drug Take Back Day

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The goal of the event is to provide a safe, convenient and responsible way for people to get rid of prescription drugs that are expired or unused.Read more

Ready to run: Race preparation and recovery

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Columbus has some big races coming up, including next weeks Capital City Half Marathon.Read more

Walmart offering free health screenings across central Ohio this weekend

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The health screening event will give residents the opportunity to learn about their blood sugar, blood pressure, body mass index and low-cost immunizations.Read more

Akron passes law raising age to buy tobacco products

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Akron is joining a list of Ohio cities that require people buying tobacco products to be at least 21 years old.Read more

New report breaks down if the air where you live can make you sick

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We're heading into peak ozone season, which means your health could be at risk. Find out the quality of the air near you and how to protect yourself.Read more

Program helps addicted moms save their babies

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A Healthsource 10 report looks at how one Central Ohio community is grappling with the opiate crisis.Read more

CDC says romaine lettuce likely source of E. coli outbreak

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So far, cases of illness from this outbreak have been reported in Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia,...Read more

What's Going Around: Stomach bugs

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Our weekly look at the symptoms or infections healthcare providers say patients are bringing to them at urgent care centers.Read more

Study: 40 percent of Americans report skipping a visit to the doctor to save money

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Doctors in Columbus said they've seen first hand what researchers nationally are sounding the alarm about: People are putting off medication or diagnostic tests because...Read more

Strawberries top 2018’s "Dirty Dozen" list of fruits and vegetables

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Environmental Working Group ranks popular fruits and vegetables based on pesticide residue, but some say the list may do more harm than good.Read more

New stimulator therapy gives patients a restful sleep

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When you're exhausted you're not able to concentrate on simple but important tasks like driving, untreated sleep apnea can lead to car crashes and decreased productivity...Read more

New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner

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Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease — basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and...Read more

What's Going Around: Pollen and spring allergies

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It may not feel quite like spring but the trees are budding and some have blooms which mean pollen is in the air.Read more