Health

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

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

Product recalls – March 21

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* 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...

New rules aim to curb food-borne illness

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COLUMBUS - The Food and Drug Administration is putting new food-safety rules in place - and advocates of the change say that’s something to...

World AIDS Day: “Ignorance is not bliss”

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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...

Report addresses expanding healthcare in Ohio

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

Marketplace open enrollment: Time to take stock of medical coverage

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COLUMBUS - The third open-enrollment period for the federal insurance marketplace is in full swing, and new options could impact health-care choices for Ohioans.While...

Report: Adolescent bariatric surgery reverses Type 2 diabetes in 95 percent of teens

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The results of a new study which was published last week in The New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with presentation at The...

Report: 11 percent increase in fire deaths in Ohio this year

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Five people were killed in fires in October, bringing the yearly total to 102.This represents an 11% increase in fire fatalities from this time...

Health centers offer care tailored to the community

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ELYRIA - New data released this week by the National Association of Community Health Centers indicates that centers are serving more people than ever,...

Medicaid at 50: The value of covering Ohio kids

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COLUMBUS - Over one million Ohio children - about 46 percent - receive visits to the doctor, prescriptions and other medical care through Medicaid,...

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