Is it a cold or the flu?

“Flu activity most commonly peaks in the United States between December and February,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

January 11th, 2016 |  


Tobacco to 21: Momentum grows in the Buckeye State

Tobacco to 21: Momentum grows in the Buckeye State

COLUMBUS - More than 100 U.S. cities have raised the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21, and momentum is growing in Ohio as well.The Clevela...

December 16th, 2015 |  


Nationwide Children’s Hospital sets biobank initiative to research Down syndrome

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and research advocacy group DownSyndrome Achieves have joined forces to create the first biobank in the country d...

December 14th, 2015 |  



In Ohio, 62,181 people signed up for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace

In Ohio, 62,181 people signed up for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace

Heading into the final days before the Dec. 15 deadline for Jan. 1 coverage, over 2.8 million consumers selected a plan in the HealthCare.gov platform...

December 10th, 2015 |  


New rules aim to curb food-borne illness

New rules aim to curb food-borne illness

COLUMBUS - The Food and Drug Administration is putting new food-safety rules in place - and advocates of the change say that’s something to be t...

December 6th, 2015 |  


What you need to know about the kissing bug and Chagas disease

Experts at the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine have been studying Chagas disease and working on a therapeutic vacci...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


Product recalls – March 21

Product recalls – March 21

* Tri-Union Seafoods LLC is voluntarily recalling a 2,745 cases (equal to 107,280 cans) of Chicken of the Sea brand 5 oz. canned chunk light tuna in o...

December 2nd, 2015 updated: March 21st, 2016. |  


New rules aim to curb food-borne illness

New rules aim to curb food-borne illness

COLUMBUS - The Food and Drug Administration is putting new food-safety rules in place - and advocates of the change say that’s something to be t...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


World AIDS Day: “Ignorance is not bliss”

World AIDS Day: “Ignorance is not bliss”

LANSING, Mich. - It’s World AIDS Day, and health organizations are working to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS and its impact on the lives of Ohio...

December 1st, 2015 |  


Report addresses expanding healthcare in Ohio

On Monday, The Buckeye Institute released its new report advocating for three ways to increase access to affordable healthcare in Ohio, especially in ...

November 30th, 2015 |