Health

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

Breast cancer awareness: Negative is not positive

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Two recently diagnosed Survivors share a bit of their journey and a word of advice about the importance of screening.Read more

Former ballerina, Harvard grad may have created the next big thing in fitness

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Former ballerina and Harvard alumna Brynn Putnam believes our fascination with our image is fueling the next big trend in fitness.Read more

"National crisis": EpiPen shortage keeping some kids out of school

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An EpiPen shortage is keeping some kids out of school – affecting as many as two students in every U.S. classroomRead more

Unusual number of Minnesota kids diagnosed with rare, paralyzing disorder

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At least six children in Minnesota have been diagnosed and hospitalized with acute flaccid myelitis (or AFM) since September 20.Read more

FDA expands use of cervical cancer vaccine up to age 45

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U.S. regulators Friday expanded the use of Merck's cervical cancer vaccine to adults up to age 45.Read more

Processed meats like bacon, sausage linked to breast cancer, study says

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New research shows a link between things like bacon and sausage and breast cancer risk.Read more

Study: 1 in 3 US adults eat fast food each day

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An earlier study found a similar proportion of children and adolescents ate it on any given day.Read more

80,000 people died of flu last winter in US

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Last fall and winter, the U.S. went through one of the most severe flu seasons in recent memory.Read more

What's Going Around: Enterovirus

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This week urgent care experts say they're seeing patients come through with symptoms that seem similar to a common cold with a persistent cough and in some cases...Read more

Managing pain without pain pills

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Millions of Americans live each day with debilitating pain. Experts at Adena Health System in Chillicothe are promoting alternatives to pain medication.Read more

Survey finds 2 million US teens are vaping marijuana

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A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes.Read more

Brotherly bond fuels first-ever living organ donation at Wexner Medical Center

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Tynan Krakoff was diagnosed with liver disease in January of 2018.Read more

Many savers missing out on the HSA's benefits for retirement

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One of the best places to accumulate assets for retirement is a health savings account, or HSA. But many Americans aren't getting the message.Read more

FDA plans meeting to discuss safety data on breast implants

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The Food and Drug Administration said it would hold the meeting even as its officials and several independent experts disputed the new work.Read more