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Children’s dental care month: 75 years later, work continues in Ohio

Children’s dental care month: 75 years later, work continues in Ohio

COLUMBUS – Ohio children probably don’t pause to think of the impact of sugary Valentines Day treats on their teeth, …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Health care enrollment deadline nears: Ohio navigators standing by

Health care enrollment deadline nears: Ohio navigators standing by

COLUMBUS – Health care groups in Ohio are getting the word out that there’s less than one week to sign …

January 25th, 2016 |  

It’s never too late to kick the habit

It’s never too late to kick the habit

COLUMBUS – The addictive nature of nicotine makes kicking the habit extremely difficult, and some Ohioans who resolved to quit …

January 21st, 2016 |  

Report: Health coverage gaps remain for Ohio’s Hispanic kids

Report: Health coverage gaps remain for Ohio’s Hispanic kids

COLUMBUS – A healthy start helps for future life success, but a new report finds a higher percentage of Hispanic …

January 16th, 2016 |  

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

December 2nd, 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 …

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 …

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 …

November 30th, 2015 |  

Marketplace open enrollment: Time to take stock of medical coverage

Marketplace open enrollment: Time to take stock of medical coverage

COLUMBUS – The third open-enrollment period for the federal insurance marketplace is in full swing, and new options could impact …

November 16th, 2015 |  

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

The results of a new study which was published last week in The New England Journal of Medicine to coincide …

November 8th, 2015 |  

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

Five people were killed in fires in October, bringing the yearly total to 102. This represents an 11% increase in …

November 2nd, 2015 |  

Health centers offer care tailored to the community

Health centers offer care tailored to the community

ELYRIA – New data released this week by the National Association of Community Health Centers indicates that centers are serving …

August 12th, 2015 |  

Medicaid at 50: The value of covering Ohio kids

Medicaid at 50: The value of covering Ohio kids

COLUMBUS – Over one million Ohio children – about 46 percent – receive visits to the doctor, prescriptions and other …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Brown unveils Medicare proposal

Brown unveils Medicare proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of tomorrow’s 50th Anniversary of Medicare, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) outlined new legislation designed …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Stuck in the middle? Ohio 23rd nationally in child well-being

Stuck in the middle? Ohio 23rd nationally in child well-being

COLUMBUS – The Buckeye State is stuck in the middle in terms of the well-being of its children, ranking 23rd …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Dentist shortage: A toothy problem in Ohio?

Dentist shortage: A toothy problem in Ohio?

COLUMBUS – Finding a dentist to ease dental woes is a toothy problem for many Ohioans. A new report finds …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Report: Ohio kids enticed by e-cigarettes

Report: Ohio kids enticed by e-cigarettes

By Mary Kuhlman Ohio News Connection A new report from the American Lung Association finds alternative tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, …

July 1st, 2015 updated: July 6th, 2015. |  

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