Health

Troubling lung cancer trend in young women

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Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer in the United States for both men and women.Read more

FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

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The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2...Read more

Are discount weight loss surgeries in Mexico safe?

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A recent lawsuit claims some Americans were lured to Mexico for weight-loss surgeries that turned out to be dangerous or even life-threatening.Read more

How lessons from childhood cancer care could improve adult cancer care

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With more than 1.6 million people diagnosed with cancer in 2017 in the U.S. alone, the stakes are high.Read more

FDA: "Too many kids" experimenting with e-cigarettes, vaping

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Citing a wish "to better understand the youth appeal of these products," the FDA said that four manufacturers of e-cigarettes have until July 12 to hand over documents...Read more

US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

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Three other shots are expected to win approval by next year, and several pills for preventing migraines are being tested.Read more

Nasty germs may be lurking in hotel pool water

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With summer almost upon us, health officials are warning Americans to take precaution against nasty germs that could be lurking in swimming pools.Read more

Komen Columbus Race for the Cure: Schedule, course map, road closures

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Thousands of people will make their way to downtown Columbus Saturday to race for a cure.Read more

FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms

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Federal regulators on Wednesday approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal from quitting addictive opioids.Read more

Life-saving clot buster can help dissolve stroke clot

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The American Stroke Association is warning that the emergency condition isn't just something that affects senior citizens and that younger people are in danger too.Read more

UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

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The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years.Read more

Girls on the Run teaches girls life lessons while running

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Girls on the Run of Central Ohio teaches girls life lessons while running.Read more

Food fraud detection at Ohio State makes sure food is pure

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Only one percent of the food we eat is inspected. Which is why more companies are looking at ways to make sure the ingredients they use are what they paid for.Read more

Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Month

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May is Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Month.Read more

What's Going Around: Bumps, bruises and broken bones

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Warmer weather has allowed families to spend more time outdoors. Healthcare providers and emergency care experts want parents to remind kids to be careful.Read more