Health

Get free health screenings, expert advise at Wexner Medical Center's 'Healthy Community Day'

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The event takes place at Outpatient Care East on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.Read more

Stroke rehabilitation program focuses on movement, patients performing the basics

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Any stroke symptom that include sudden numbness or weakness of one side of the face or an arm or leg, difficulty speaking or slurred speech, trouble with balance or...Read more

Stores offering help for shoppers with a food plan

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Some chains are offering registered dietitians to help shoppers stick to their diet plans. Read more

Keto diet helps some issues, but not always weight loss

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One of the hottest trends is a ketogenic diet. Millions credit keto with moving the scale in the right direction but critics call it too restrictive.Read more

US measles cases still climbing, topping 800 for year

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U.S. health officials say this year's count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation's highest in 25 years.Read more

Researchers hope new vaccine could improve odds for pancreatic cancer

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Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins has been bringing cutting-edge technology to the fight — a vaccine that teaches the body's immune cells...Read more

Drugmaker will donate meds for US push to end HIV epidemic

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The Health and Human Services Department announced Thursday that California-Based Gilead Sciences Inc. has agreed to donate medications that reduce the risk of HIV...Read more

US pregnancy deaths up, and report says most are preventable

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Although these deaths are rare — about 700 a year — they have been rising for decades.Read more

Breast cancer survivor helps other women cope after treatment

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When Michele Faith was diagnosed with breast cancer in February of 2018, she was stunned because she said breast cancer doesn't run in her family.Read more

Study: Suicide attempts by self-poisoning have more than doubled in young people

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A new study by Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Central Ohio Poison Center shows more young people are trying to take their own lives by self-poisoning.Read more

Chillicothe hospital gives kids mini cars to drive into surgery to reduce fear, anxiety

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Adena Regional Medical Center is helping young patients drive away their fears and anxiety about undergoing surgery.Read more

Doctors at Ohio State use baby's kidneys to save woman on transplant list

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A rare transplant procedure that uses pediatric donors is proving successful in giving some who have been waiting years for a transplant, the gift of life.Read more

Children suffering from an internet disorder have a place to get help

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There's a battle being waged between many kids and their cell phones.Read more

WHO: No screen time for babies; only 1 hour for kids under 5

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The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much, and none at all for those under 1.Read more

US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

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U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines.Read more