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Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Among Nation's Best in 10 Specialties

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is recognized as a national leader in ten specialties, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings released today. These 10 specialties are recognized as one of the top 50...
27-Jul-2021 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Gene Therapy 'Reprograms' Cells To Reverse Neurological Deficiencies

A new method of gene therapy is helping children born with a rare genetic disorder called AADC deficiency that causes severe physical and developmental disabilities. The study was led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center...
9-Jul-2021 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ohio State Among First In Nation To Implant New Deep-Brain Stimulation Device

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The team of neurologists and neurosurgeons at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and its Neurological Institute are among the first in the nation to implant a new deep-brain stimulation (DBS) device that will help...
14-Jun-2021 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Cardiac MRI Effective in Detecting Asymptomatic, Symptomatic Myocarditis in Athletes

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A cardiac MRI of athletes who had COVID-19 is seven times more effective in detecting inflammation of the heart than symptom-based testing, according to a study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center...
27-May-2021 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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 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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