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Weed-killing chemical linked to cancer found in some children's breakfast foods

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The study by the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG) discovered trace amounts of the most widely used herbicide in the country in oats, granolas and snack bars.Read more

Nationwide Children's: Experts recommend talking to kids about suicide

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Medical experts are encouraging parents to talk to their children about suicide.Read more

New law seeks comprehensive approach to Alzheimer's disease

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A new Massachusetts law seeks to make improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's and dementia.Read more

Pelotonia: Where does the money go?

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Thousands will ride in Pelotonia 2018 but all with the same goal: end cancer. Every dollar goes to cancer research.Read more

Ohio medicaid plan says opioid use down 40 percent

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CareSource announced Monday it plans to reduce that number by 50 percent by the end of this year.Read more

Heat safety tips for exercising outdoors

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With summer in full swing, it's the perfect time to skip the gym and take your fitness routine outdoors.Read more

Your dreams could be an early clue to Parkinson's disease

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Actor Alan Alda...Read more

Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer's disease

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Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after decades of failures. An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in...Read more

FDA approves new pill to reduce pain from endometriosis

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The common condition involves abnormal tissue growth from the uterus that can cause severe pain and infertility.Read more

Pediatricians' group says children at risk from untested chemicals in food

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The nation's largest pediatricians' society is calling for new efforts to examine the safety of thousands of food additives and food packaging materials.Read more

AIDS drugs show more promise for preventing new infections

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New research shows more promise for using AIDS treatment drugs as a prevention tool, to help keep uninfected people from catching HIV during sex with a partner who has...Read more

What's Going Around: Avoiding lawn mower accidents

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The weekly check-in with urgent care and emergency medicine experts is about how to protect yourself and your family from getting hurt by a lawn mower.Read more

OSU looking for participants in study on how aspirin helps the heart

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Researchers are looking to find out which dose of aspirin is best for preventing heart attacks and stroke: baby aspirin or regular.Read more
Adena Health System using social media, bonuses to recruit

Adena Health System using social media, bonuses to recruit

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A central Ohio hospital system is going beyond placing job openings online or even in the newspaper.Read more

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom

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Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air.Read more