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Ohio Department of Health opens call center to help with COVID-19 Response

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton today announced the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has opened a call center to answer...

Column: Let’s talk about youth suicide in Ohio

These stories can be found on the Nationwide Children’s Behavioral Health (Ohio) website in the On Our Sleeves program section that helps children living...

What’s up with the coronavirus? World Health Organization declares outbreak a global emergency

GALION —News about the coronavirus seems to be updated every hour. And the news doesn’t get better. The only thing changing are the numbers...

Excessive heat can be deadly for elderly

Older adults are at increased risk for heat-related illness, complications COLUMBUS — Forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the 90s and triple-digit heat indexes around...

Excessive heat watch for Crawford, Richland and Morrow counties noon Friday to 8 p.m....

CLEVELAND -- An excessive heat watch has been issued by the National Weather Service. It goes into effect at noon Friday and ends at...

Ohio research: SPF 30 shows promise in Melanoma prevention

COLUMBUS - Warmer weather means more time in the sun for Ohioans, and new research underscores the importance of using sunscreen when outside.A study...

Allergy woes: Downside of good hygiene?

COLUMBUS - All the runny noses and itchy eyes tell us it’s allergy season in Ohio. From April to June, grass pollen creates problems...

Laser hair removal new option at Avita

Dr. Walter Bodjanac, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, is now offering laser hair removal at his medical office at Avita Ontario, next to Richland Mall.Laser...

Report examines health impacts of no paid sick time

COLUMBUS - Almost 2 million Ohio workers do not have access to paid sick leave, which a new report finds could be affecting the...

Prescription drug overdose a common call in Ohio

COLUMBUS - Medications are intended to keep Ohioans healthy, but when used improperly they can lead to life threatening situations.It is National Poison Prevention...


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