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7:28 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Health Advocates Propose Expanding Liability Laws

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A recent Gallup poll found less than 50-percent of Ohioans work out three or more days a week, placing the state in the bottom ten for the sixth-straight year.

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5:22 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Ohio's Smoking Rate Still High; Dropping Very Slowly

Despite a half century of government warnings, nearly one in four Ohioans still smoke.

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12:41 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Ohio Ranked Poorly For Public Health

A non-profit group established by a managed health care company says Ohio is one of the unhealthiest states in the nation.

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6:52 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

CDC Reports Says 2 Million Americans Sickened By Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

The Centers for Disease Control says more than 2 million Americans are sickened and more than 20 thousand die each year from antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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8:00 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

New Forms Of Vaccine Available For Flu Season

Flu Vaccines available this year include the quadrivalent vaccine, designed to fight four strains rather than the traditional three... 

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12:29 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Ohio Again Ranked High For Adult Obesity

The Centers for Disease Control again ranks Ohio as one of the nation's most obese states.

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6:42 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Columbus' Firearm Homicide Rate Increases

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control shows the rate of firearm homicides dropped in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and other major metropolitan areas from 2006 to 2010.

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12:34 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Study On Childhood Choking Incidents

A new study by researchers at Children's Hospital in Columbus shows more than 30 kids in the U.S. are treated each day in emergency departments for food-related choking.

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12:24 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Cyclospora Outbreak Hits Ohio

A 63-year-old Lucas County woman is among at least 285 people sickened in an outbreak of Cyclospora in Ohio, Georgia and nine other states.

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12:40 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Pet Frogs

Parents and children in Ohio and 43 other states are urged to take precautions after a study linked a salmonella outbreak in kids to a frog commonly kept as a pet.

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12:40 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Most Overdose Deaths Involve Prescriptions

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control shows most drug overdose deaths in the U.S. involve prescription painkillers and not illegal substances.

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12:27 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

CDC Report On Swine Flu

The Centers for Disease Control says more than two-thirds of those hospitalized after contracting the swine flu virus at county fairs were from Ohio.

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