Health

Ohio moves to restrict prescriptions of drugs touted by Trump as potential coronavirus treatment

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The Ohio Board of Pharmacy moved to prevent hoarding of a malaria drug that President Donald Trump has suggested could treat people with the coronavirus.Read more

Race for the Cure postponed due to the coronavirus

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The nation’s largest “Race for the Cure” event will not step off this spring. The coronavirus pandemic claims another “mass gathering” event. Komen Columbus announced it...Read more

EPA issues list of disinfectants to use against coronavirus

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The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a list of disinfectants it recommends for use as a preventative measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus.Read more

Gov. DeWine & Ohio health officials hold summit on coronavirus preparedness

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is holding a summit with local health officials on coronavirus preparedness on Thursday.Read more

Looking for hand sanitizer? Good luck finding it

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Fear of the coronavirus has led people to stock up on the germ-killing gel, leaving store shelves empty and online retailers with sky-high prices set by those trying to...Read more

Children can get the coronavirus but most will have mild symptoms

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The CDC says that children are less susceptible and if they do get coronavirus they are more likely to have mild symptoms...Read more

FDA approves first generic form of a common inhaler

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This particular rescue inhaler, the ProAir HFA or albuterol sulfate, costs upwards of $70. However the new generic could cost $30 or less.Read more

Who is most at risk for severe coronavirus complications?

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With health officials in the state of Washington announcing the nation’s first COVID-19 death, many are now taking a closer look at who is most susceptible to having...Read more

Study: Time-outs won’t cause long-term problems

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A recent study by the Cleveland Clinic looked at whether taking a ‘time-out’ has any negative long-term effects on children.Read more

Simple strategies to keep yourself healthy

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People using the month of February to re-start a commitment to heart health may love the advice to keep it simple.Read more

Fore! Playing golf could help seniors live longer, study says

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Playing golf once a month can lower the risk of death among older adults, according to preliminary research.Read more

Columbus, Nationwide Children's Hospital team up to fight congenital heart disease

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Nationwide Children's Hospital is teaming up with the city of Columbus to raise awareness about congenital heart disease.Read more

Wexner Medical Center students perform cardiac simulation

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Medical school students are now able to experience through a simulation lab what it’s like to perform heart surgeries.Read more

Commit to be Fit challenge: Eat the Rainbow

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Have you ever heard of a 'sad desk lunch?' It's something you may be guilty of, yourself. Find out what the City of Dublin is doing to cut back on them:Read more

U.S. Embassy: 60-year-old U.S. citizen diagnosed with novel coronavirus dies in China

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The number of confirmed cases of the new virus has risen again in China while fatalities increased to 722.Read more