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    24-Sep-2019 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719478

Cheaper Drug Just As Effective Protecting Heart in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A new clinical trial conducted at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found a cost-effective generic medication works just as well as a more expensive drug in preserving cardiovascular function in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

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23-Sep-2019 4:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719282

How to Taper Off Opioid Medications Safely

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Whitney Luke, MD, a board certified pain medicine and addiction medicine specialist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains how to properly taper opioid medication.

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719285

Foods to avoid when you have the flu

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Kasey Vavrek, a registered dietitian at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains the worst and best foods when you have the flu.

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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    12-Aug-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 717288

Ohio State’s Efforts to Develop New Flu Vaccines Starts at County Fairs

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

For researchers with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the work to identify new flu strains and increase the effectiveness of the flu vaccine begins in an unlikely place – pig barns at state and county fairs nationwide.

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9-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 716899

Wellness Checklist Helps New Students Start College on Healthy Footing

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Many of the 20 million new students starting college this fall will have to manage their health and well-being on their own for the first time. As families review materials related to classes, meals and housing, The Ohio State University Chief Wellness Officer and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have created a wellness checklist to help students develop a plan to maintain their well-being.

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5-Aug-2019 12:05 AM EDT
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    31-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 716660

National Academy of Medicine Spotlights Ohio State's Efforts to Reduce Clinician Burnout, Improve Well-Being

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience released a comprehensive and groundbreaking case study today about how The Ohio State University is working to stem the growing epidemic of clinician burnout in healthcare settings.

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30-Jul-2019 4:55 PM EDT
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Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology Launched at Ohio State with $102,265,000 Investment

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) today announced formation of the Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology (PIIO), a comprehensive bench-to-bedside research initiative focused on harnessing the body’s immune system to fight cancer at all levels—from prevention to treatment and survivorship.

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26-Jul-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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Criteria For Bariatric Surgery Should Consider More Than Just Patient's Weight

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and 45 worldwide scientific and medical societies are pushing to change national guidelines that would allow more patients with the chronic diseases of obesity and diabetes to be eligible for bariatric surgery.

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25-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Study Identifies Dog Breeds, Physical Traits That Pose Highest Risk of Biting Children

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

New research at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center identifies dog breeds and physical traits that pose the highest risk of biting with severe injury. Doctors want parents of young children to use this information when deciding which dog to own.

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23-May-2019 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712830

Clinical Trial Explores Opening Blood-Brain Barrier In Fight Against Alzheimer's

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and two other sites is testing an innovative procedure that may provide hope in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The non-invasive procedure uses low-intensity focused ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier.

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14-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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