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The state's health department has been answering questions from the public about a virus that poses potential danger to pregnant women. 

A federal district judge has dropped his order that blocked Ohio officials from taking action against Planned Parenthood, after the state said it will not enforce a fetal tissue disposal rule.

The Ohio Department of Health says it has received accreditation through a national program that includes a rigorous peer-reviewed assessment process. 

A federal judge has approved 1.3 million dollars in state payments to the law firm that handled the challenges of Ohio's same-sex marriage ban.

Two embattled abortion clinics in southwest Ohio may be forced to close after state health officials said they had failed to meet the criteria to receive the required variances. 

The Ohio Department of Health says a record number of Ohioans died from drug overdoses last year.

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of abortions last year continued a trend of decline in recent years.

The Ohio Department of Health says a 91-year-old Williams County man is the season's first fatality from West Nile virus.

The Ohio Department of Health says two people recently diagnosed with West Nile virus are the first reported human cases in the state this year.

The Ohio Department of Health says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2013.

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Ohio Department of Health officials say the likely source of the Lancaster botulism outbreak is home-canned potatoes used in a potato salad. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by an abortion rights group over a public records request seeking communication between the Ohio Department of Health  and an anti-abortion organization.

Ohio Department of Health officials say they are closer to finding the source of botulism that killed one person and sickened many more after a church picnic in central Ohio last weekend. 

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Improperly canned food is suspected of causing the Lancaster botulism outbreak. 

Ohio Department of Health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations fell to 92 last week as an unusually severe season comes to an end.

The Ohio Department of Health reports flu-related hospitalizations dropped slightly last week, saying the flu season appears to be tapering off.

The Ohio Department of Health reports a drop in the number of flu-related hospitalizations.

The Ohio Department of Health reports a decrease in the number of flu-related hospitalizations.

Raising Radon Awareness

Jan 20, 2015

This is National Radon Action Month. Radon-related lung cancer claims the lives of an estimated 20 thousand Americans every year.

Cuyahoga County health officials say eight people died from the flu in one week.

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