Health

OSU looking for participants in study on how aspirin helps the heart

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Researchers are looking to find out which dose of aspirin is best for preventing heart attacks and stroke: baby aspirin or regular.Read more

Adena Health System using social media, bonuses to recruit

Adena Health System using social media, bonuses to recruit

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A central Ohio hospital system is going beyond placing job openings online or even in the newspaper.Read more

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom

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Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air.Read more

What's Going Around: Sun exposure, burns and blisters

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Our weekly check in with Central Ohio medical experts to find out whether there are health trends or common patient complaints reveals that the warm weather and...Read more

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

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Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more.Read more

Drug could save thousands of women’s lives from post-childbirth bleeding

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A new type of drug to prevent excessive bleeding following childbirth has the potential to save thousands of women's lives, according to new research from the World...Read more

National HIV Testing Day: A few minutes that could save your life

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Doctors say early detection is key to helping someone who is HIV positive live a long and healthy life.Read more

Enemy turned ally: Poliovirus is used to fight brain tumors

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One of the world's most dreaded viruses has been turned into a treatment to fight deadly brain tumors.Read more

Nationwide Children's Hospital 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

Medical milestone: FDA approves marijuana-based drug for seizures

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U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal...Read more

New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot

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A newer kind of flu vaccine only worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government reported Wednesday.Read more

What's Going Around? Swimmer's Ear

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Swimmer's ear is common in people who spend a lot of time in the pool. The challenge can be learning to know the difference between simple water in the ear and the...Read more

Hospital system helps with community need

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In Ross County, there is a special focus on accidental death after a recent health needs survey revealed it is the third leading cause of death there.Read more

Pushing parents out of denial about drug use

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The Alcohol Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County joined forces with community and business leaders to form the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance and rolled...Read more

Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

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Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low.Read more