Health

Signs that someone may be contemplating taking their life

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One person takes their own life every 40 seconds, according to the World Health Organization. Suicide is the leading cause of death among 15 to 29-year-olds.Read more

A cure for the common cold may have been found

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Researchers who made the discovery say it could also help fight asthma.Read more

Sepsis awareness and how remembering TIME acronym can save lives

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Sepsis is your body’s life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Read more

Ohio medical board votes against anxiety, autism as medical pot condition

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The state Medical Board has voted to reject petitions seeking to add anxiety and autism spectrum disorders as qualifying conditions for physicians to recommend medical...Read more

Experts say weight loss surgery could be key in treating chronic diseases

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Bariatric surgery — a weight loss technique — used to be regarded as a way to lose weight by celebrities and the wealthy. Read more

Vaping warning from Ohio Department of Health

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The number of confirmed lung illnesses associate with vaping is now 10 Statewide, according to the Ohio Department of Health.Read more

OSU researchers examine connection between allergies and anxiety, depression

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Some of the substances that trigger allergies may also have an effect on the brain and mental health.Read more

US health officials report new vaping deaths, repeat warning

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Officials have identified about 450 possible cases, including as many as five deaths, in 33 states. The count includes newly reported deaths in California, Indiana and...Read more

Study: Most men would rather do housework than go to the doctor

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Given the choice of cleaning a bathroom or going to a doctor’s appointment, most men opted for the housework.Read more

Minimally invasive procedure to fix brain aneurysms

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Central Ohio surgeons have been performing a new cutting-edge procedure that will help increase the survival rate.Read more

OhioHealth neurosurgeon performs life-saving surgeries in Kenya

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Mission accomplished and healing restored.Read more

What's Going Around: Parent anxiety for a new school year

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Parents the anxiety you may be feeling as you send your child off to school for the first time—or to a new school is normal. Read more

Ohio health officials investigate 6 reports of vaping illness

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Symptoms experienced by patients have included coughing, shortness of breath, and fatigue and in some cases required hospitalization.Read more

Woman shares story of survival after collapsing on sidewalk and receiving CPR

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Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans – taking more lives each year than all cancers combined....Read more

Tracking fitness in 2019: Some find benefits in new technology

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“Each day, I could be motivated by a fitness tracker as to how many steps to take on any given day and each week, I would set longer and longer goals and now, I walk...Read more