Health

Actress Glenn Close talks stigma surrounding mental illness in visit to central Ohio

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Golden Globe award-winning actress Glenn Close came to central Ohio to talk about mental illness — an issue within her family that they hope to help break the stigma on.Read more

Confronting cervical cancer with awareness

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January is cervical cancer awareness month. Ross County medical experts say the key to survival is prevention, which can start with a yearly visit to the doctor far...Read more

Central Ohioans dive into new year with new goals, challenges to reach them

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Commit to be Fit: Central Ohioans participating in New Year challenges to jumpstart their health and fitness goals this January. Get inspired here:Read more

Millions of Americans incorrectly think they have food allergies, study finds

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Experts say the discrepancy likely comes from misuse of terminology.Read more

US cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline

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The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report.Read more

Another blood pressure medication recalled over trace amounts of cancer-causing chemical

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The Food and Drug Administration announced Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 80 lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets and...Read more

Hospital administrators say there's more to what you pay than just the new listed price

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Central Ohio hospital administrators say consumers should remember that similar to buying a car, no one pays the list price.Read more

VIDEO: Nationwide Insurance highlights program that helps employees with addiction

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Nationwide insurance developed a program back in the 90's to help employees dealing with substance abuse problems. The company said addiction should be looked upon as a...Read more

More than 3,000 patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis

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The New Jersey Department of Health says more than 3,000 patients at a surgery center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.Read more

US adults aren't getting taller, but still putting on pounds

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You don't need to hang the mistletoe higher but you might want to skip the holiday cookies.Read more

After years in Nationwide Children's Hospital, a toddler gets to go home

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Zariah Donovan has been in the hospital since she was 10 months old. After four years of treatment, she will be released from Nationwide Children's Hospital.Read more

Amid season of giving, health officials stress proper hand washing

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Health care providers everywhere agree: the most important thing to remember about washing your hands is to do it.Read more

Giant Eagle recalling some red and green leaf lettuce due to potential E. coli contamination

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The lettuce affected was sold from December 3 through December 14 in the Blacklick, Pickerington, McCutcheon & Stelzer, New Albany, Britton Parkway, Hamilton &...Read more

Federal judge strikes down Affordable Care Act, rules it unconstitutional

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A federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for coverage next year.Read more

Stethoscopes loaded with bacteria, including staph, study finds

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The stethoscope is one of the most important and...Read more