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Survey: Half of Americans Concerned About New Moms and Babies Being in Public Places

There are a lot of health concerns that come with pregnancy, and the COVID-19 pandemic has created additional fears about risks for both mom and baby. A new national survey conducted by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center confirms...
6-May-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FDA Approves COVID-19 Innovations; Ohio State Wexner Medical Center To Share Nationwide

The Food and Drug Administration has approved solutions created by scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center that both expand and accelerate COVID-19 testing across Ohio.
10-Apr-2020 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ohio State First in U.S. to Use New Atrial Fibrillation Device

Cardiologists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in the U.S. to test a new type of ablation technology for patients suffering from atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heartbeat.
26-Feb-2020 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

5 Tips For Keeping New Year's Resolutions

The Ohio State University's Chief Wellness Officer shares advice for keeping those 2020 resolutions.
23-Dec-2019 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Questions to ask before surgery

A surgeon from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center discusses the questions you should ask before you have surgery.
20-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ohio State Experts: Partner with Your Pet to Succeed with Diet and Exercise Plans

Experts at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center say that partnering with your pet when implementing healthy habits can be a great way to find motivation and make you both happier and...
18-Dec-2019 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

What is Snow Blindness?

An Ohio State University eye specialist explains snow blindness and how to avoid it.
4-Dec-2019 3:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Finds ‘Virtual Biopsy’ Allows Doctors to Accurately Diagnose Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts

Research from doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds a new “virtual biopsy” allows them to definitively diagnose cysts in the pancreas with unprecedented accuracy. This means they can eliminate precancerous cysts and...
4-Dec-2019 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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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How to move mindfully into the New Year

As we embark on 2019, it’s easy to become stressed out by the many demands on our time and energy. Why not try practicing mindfulness to create the kind of New Year that you really want? This will require effort, intention and reflection.
27-Dec-2018 12:30 PM EST

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