Health

What's Going Around: Pink eye

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Doctor's offices are busy with people coming in, suffering the symptoms of the common cold and the flu. Both are contagious, viral infections, and for some people they...Read more

Local fitness program encourages and prepares brides-to-be for their big day

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The New Year is well underway and many are working to keep their fitness goals going strong.Read more

New study claims parents need to pay more attention to children's baby teeth

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As the nation marks Children's Dental Health Month throughout February, a local doctor is taking extra efforts to share with his patients...Read more

Study: Diet drinks linked to increased risk for heart attack

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A new study could be bad news for people who like diet soda.The study, from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, says drinking two...Read more

Doctor: Millions of people have eyelash mites and don't even know it

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Eyelash mites are passed from person to person and love to set up shop in people's lashes.Read more

Joint replacement? There's an app for that

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There are apps for just about everything these days, from home security to starting a business. The newest entry is an application that targets the millions across the...Read more

Ohio baby born with half a heart celebrates his 2nd Valentine's Day

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A 17-month-old baby and his family are not only observing Valentine's Day and Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week, they are celebrating life.Read more

Local fertility expert says women should weigh several factors before freezing eggs

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Newer technology allowing eggs -not embryos- to be frozen is leading to a new business trend.Read more

FDA announces crackdown on illegal dietary supplements

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a crackdown Monday on dietary supplements.Read more

FDA: Cases of cancer linked to breast implants

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The FDA has issued a warning about the link between a rare type of cancer and breast implants.Read more

Avoiding Addiction: Doctors turning to opioid alternatives to treat pain after C-sections

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Medical experts say it's critical to have options to keep patients and their babies safe.Read more

Women's brains appear "years younger" than men's, study finds

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Women tend to outlive men and stay ...Read more

Middle school science project urges parents to change behaviors to help environment

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After careful observation, students at Dempsey Middle School in Delaware identified a problem at their school. Find out what they are doing about it.Read more

Doctors: You could be contagious before flu symptoms start showing

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Doctors say you can infect others even before flu symptoms develop and up to a week after becoming sick.Read more

What's Going Around? Flu and its complications

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When asked What's Going Around this week, Dr. Mike Patrick, the emergency medicine expert at Nationwide Children's Hospital, said he and his colleagues are seeing...Read more