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Survey: Most Americans Say They’ll Continue Health Precautions After Covid-19

A new national survey of more than 2,000 Americans by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds most plan to continue many of the pandemic precautions in the name of public health, even when the pandemic is over.
5-Feb-2021 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Ohio State-Led Support Program Suggests A Reduction in Preterm Birth and Infant Mortality

New research suggests a unique program called Moms2B at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows a reduction in adverse pregnancy outcomes in communities disproportionately affected by these public health issues.
20-Jan-2021 9:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover New Variant of COVID-19 Virus in Columbus, Ohio

Scientists have discovered a new variant of SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. It carries a mutation identical to the U.K. strain, but it likely arose in a virus strain already in the U.S. The researchers also report the evolution of...
13-Jan-2021 7:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Survey: Americans Likely to Attend Large Holiday Gatherings Despite COVID-19

A new national survey by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds that although a majority of Americans plan to take precautions at holiday gatherings, such as social distancing and asking those with COVID symptoms not to attend, many...
12-Nov-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Ohio State Study Shows Cardiac MRI Effective in Identifying Myocarditis in Athletes

A cardiac MRI is effective in identifying inflammation of the heart muscle in athletes and can help determine when those who have recovered from COVID-19 can safely return to play in competitive sports, according to a new study by researchers at The...
10-Sep-2020 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ohio State Recruits Michigan's Dr. Carol Bradford as College of Medicine Dean

The Ohio State University welcomes a well-known physician-scientist in the field of otolaryngology—head and neck surgery to lead its College of Medicine, subject to approval by the university’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Carol R. Bradford will...
26-Aug-2020 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Survey Finds American's Social Media Habits Changing As National Tensions Rise

As national tensions rise, a new national survey of 2,000 people commissioned by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds more Americans are adjusting how they use social media platforms.
30-Jul-2020 7:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Among Nation's Best in Nine Specialties

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is recognized as a national leader in nine specialties, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings. In total, 11 Ohio State specialties ranked in the top 10% of all...
28-Jul-2020 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ohio State Experts Offer Tips for Students Who Miss Normalcy of Sports, Activities

5-Aug-2020 12:05 AM EDT

Ohio State Experts Offer Tips For Healthy Transition To Post-COVID-19 Workplace

12-May-2020 7:15 PM EDT

How to Taper Off Opioid Medications Safely

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.
19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Foods to avoid when you have the flu

Kasey Vavrek, a registered dietitian at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains the worst and best foods when you have the flu.
19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Stop smoking without packing on the pounds

Smoking is a hard habit to kick but when you do, the health benefits are almost immediate. As you re-invent yourself as a non-smoker, here are three straightforward ways to combat weight gain and keep you distracted while coming off that smoking...
31-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST

Tips for making resolutions work

Now is the time many people make New Year’s resolutions.Studies have shown that about 41 percent of people make New Year’s resolutions, but only about 8 percent are successful in achieving their goals. For this New Year, revise your goal-setting...
31-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST

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How Does Social Drinking Become Problematic as We Age?

As we age, we become more vulnerable to developing an alcohol use disorder, more commonly known as alcoholism. Your body processes alcohol less efficiently the older you get. Also, seniors may be drinking more to seek relief from the boredom,...
28-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST

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My Cold Is Gone, So Why Am I Still Coughing?

One of the classic cold symptoms is a cough. Usually after a week or so, the cold runs its course and most of the symptoms go away. But for some people, the cough remains. So why do we cough and what can we do about it? Here are five things you...
27-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST

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