Health

Colder weather highlights importance of indoor air quality

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What many people don’t realize is that factors inside the home can also lead to poor air quality, causing potentially serious health risks. Read more

Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

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The nation's leading e-cigarette maker says it has halted store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids.Read more

More U.S. kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

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This year's count could surpass the tallies seen in similar outbreaks in 2014 and 2016, officials said.Read more

FDA approves return of popular Primatene Mist asthma inhaler

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The Food and Drug Administration approved the over-the-counter aerosol inhaler late Wednesday.Read more

Don't spank: Pediatricians warn parents of long-term harms

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The nation's leading pediatricians' group has strengthened its advice against spanking and other physical punishment because of the potential for long-term harm.Read more

Online beauty tricks that can do more harm than good

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No matter the platform, millions of Americans are scrolling through the latest in hair, skin, nails and even fitness.Read more

End of daylight saving time can take a toll on your mental health

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While most Americans will revel in the extra hour of sleep, for some people the shift can have a significant impact on health, and in particular their mood.Read more

FDA OKs powerful opioid pill as alternative to IV painkiller

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The decision by the Food and Drug Administration came over objections from critics who fear the pill will be abused.Read more

First FDA-approved cannabis-based drug now available in the US

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The drug, which will be available in all 50 states, will be a treatment option for certain types of epilepsy.Read more

Pizza bagels, gum and bottled water could soon be labeled "healthy"

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Pizza bagels, chewing gum and bottled water want to have a new role in out diets.Read more

Local elementary school building healthy lung habits through yoga

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Woodward Elementary School in the City of Delaware is the first school in the country to give the beta program by the American Lung Association a try.Read more

Amgen slashes price of $14,000-a-year cholesterol drug

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Amgen Inc. said Wednesday it is immediately cutting the price of Repatha by 60 percent, from about $14,000 to $5,850 per year.Read more

US approves first new type of flu drug in 2 decades

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Wednesday's approval of Xofluza for people age 12 and older comes ahead of the brunt of this winter's flu season.Read more

Mystery illness affecting children confirmed in central Ohio

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The Ohio Department of Health said there are four confirmed cases of Acute flaccid myelitis in Ohio, including one case in Pickaway County.Read more

One case of rare, polio-like illness confirmed in Ohio

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The Ohio Department of Health said their lone case was confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Read more