Health

What's Going Around: Water safety

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The unofficial kick off to summer is during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Before you head to the pool or the beach, emergency medical providers say families should...Read more

Gut check: Swallowed capsule could spot trouble, send alert

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It's the latest advance in a growing field of sensors that can be swallowed or worn to monitor our health.Read more

Trailblazing female neurosurgeon retires

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A Central Ohio neurosurgeon who made history for women in the field and has experienced some of the most critical developments in treating Parkinson's, brain surgery...Read more

FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

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The FDA said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children.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

New research revealed on childhood leukemia

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A team leader within the Institute of Cancer Research said decades of research and evidence identify important information that should encourage parents to allow their...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