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'Years of Life Lost' to unintentional drug overdose in adolescents spikes during pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The first year of the COVID-19 pandemic saw a 113% increase in the “Years of Life Lost” among adolescents and young people in the United States due to unintentional drug overdose, according to researchers at The Ohio State...
13-Sep-2022 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Phase II Clinical Trial Suggests Treatment Pre-Surgery Safe and Effective Option for Localized Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

New study data shows that the immuno-oncology drug, atezolizumab is a safe and effective treatment for stage IB-IIIB non-small cell lung cancer patients prior to lung cancer surgery, according to a new study led by researchers with The Ohio State...
13-Sep-2022 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ohio State discovery of rare genetic mutations could lead to new cholesterol treatment

An unexplained case of severe coronary artery disease in a seemingly healthy young man led scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine to a discovery that could lead to a new way to treat high cholesterol.
31-Aug-2022 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Kindred Rehabilitation Services Plan New Rehabilitation Hospital

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is partnering with Kindred Rehabilitation Services (KRS), a business unit of LifePoint Health, to build and operate a new 80-bed, 86,000 square foot adult inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Columbus.
19-Aug-2022 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify, Test Novel Drug That May Stop Heart Failure Progression

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have developed a novel drug molecule that targets T-cells causing inflammation in heart failure patients, stopping further progression of the disease.
22-Jun-2022 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ohio State-led AHA statement: Reduce youth vaping to cut cardiovascular risk

A new scientific statement issued by the American Heart Association calls on policymakers at the local, state and national levels to take action to reduce or prevent e-cigarette use among adolescents to lower lifetime cardiovascular risk. Current...
21-Jun-2022 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ohio State Voice Therapy, Surgery Helps Transgender Patients Find Their Best Voice

Comprehensive gender-affirming voice care services available at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center can help transgender patients communicate in a manner that matches their gender identity, improving their personal safety and overall...
31-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Adaptive Swim Classes Build Confidence, Safety Skills for Autistic Children

Based on the positive results of a new pilot study offering personalized aquatic occupational therapy for 19 autistic children, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine will expand the program to include...
27-May-2022 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Expert tips to navigate longer, more severe allergy seasons due to climate change

In recent years, the telltale symptoms of seasonal allergies – itchy, watery eyes; sneezy, runny nose; and cough and wheezing – start earlier, last longer and may be more severe. Allergy experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical...
28-Mar-2022 11:25 AM EDT

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Experts caution: vaping prevention critical as teens head back to school during ongoing pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people to live in relative isolation for more than a year. As adolescents return to school, public health experts caution parents to pay close attention to signs of tobacco use among teens. While there...
25-Aug-2021 2:50 PM EDT

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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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