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Self-administered cognition test predicts early signs of dementia sooner

A new study finds that a simple, self-administered test developed by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine and College of Public Health can identify the early, subtle signs of dementia sooner than the...
4-Dec-2021 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Ohio State takes 'One Health' approach to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria

With the knowledge that human, animal and environmental health are intertwined, researchers at five of The Ohio State University’s colleges and its medical center are uniquely positioned to collaborate on a “one health” approach to battle...
30-Nov-2021 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Wolfe Foundation Gives $5 Million to Fund Chief Clinical Officer Chair

The Robert F. Wolfe and Edgar T. Wolfe Foundation has made a $5 million grant to endow a chair for the chief clinical officer position at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
16-Nov-2021 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Survey finds Americans still plan to be cautious during upcoming holiday celebrations

With the holiday season here, and COVID-19 vaccines rolling out to millions of American children 5-11 years old, celebrations could look a little different this year compared to the scaled back or cancelled holiday plans in 2020. While experts say...
15-Nov-2021 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Comprehensive care at Ohio State's new Military Medicine Program

Wounded military service members from across the country are getting specialized, life-changing care at the new Military Medicine Program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine.
12-Nov-2021 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

‘Research autopsy’ helps scientists study why certain cancer therapies stop working

A new research study at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) turns cancer scientists into molecular detectives, searching for clues for...
28-Sep-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ohio State flu shot initiative addresses racial inequities in health care

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is aggressively working to address health care inequities and protect the health of all people, starting with initiatives to improve access to flu vaccines.
30-Aug-2021 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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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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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