Health

Study: Permanent hair dye, straighteners may be linked to increased risk of breast cancer

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Women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don’t, according to research published in...Read more

OhioHealth helping cancer patients, survivors find strength through exercise

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Most doctors would argue exercise is key to living a healthy life but for some people facing medical challenges, exercising could make all the difference.Read more

Stop! Washing your Thanksgiving turkey could spread germs

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Germs that can make people sick are common in the guts of healthy poultry and are legally allowed to be on raw turkey and chicken.Read more

What's Going Around: Swallowed objects

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If you think your child has swallowed something, see a healthcare provider.Read more

Doctors warn about lice infestations in eyelash extensions

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Eyelash extensions have been popular over the past few years, with celebrities and social media fueling the trend into fame. However, eye doctors say there's a new theme...Read more

Doctors warn people not to kiss babies due to RSV on the rise

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Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus that may seem like an everyday cold. Doctors say if you feel sick or are sick, do not kiss or get...Read more

American Medical Association calls for total ban on all e-cigarette, vaping products

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The AMA cited a surge in underage teen use of e-cigarettes, which typically heat a solution that contains nicotine.Read more

Program to educate kids about vaping goes into central Ohio schools

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A community health assessment indicated that Ross County beats the state and national averages for smoking rates.Read more

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

CDC: Cigarette smoking falls to record low in the US

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Fewer people are smoking cigarettes in the United States.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

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