Health

California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

Published:
Updated:
California officials are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell coffee drinkers they can drink up without fear.Read more

NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

Published:
The U.S. government is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, saying ethical problems with how the research...Read more

Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks because of salmonella potential

Published:
Updated:
The Kellogg Company is...Read more

Flu season was one of the deadliest for US children

Published:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said they had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since...Read more

The warning signs of suicide – and how to get help

Published:
Updated:
If you are having thoughts of harming yourself or thinking about suicide, talk to someone who can help.Read more

E-cigarette sellers turn to scholarships to promote brands

Published:
A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get...Read more

Groundbreaking treatment saves life of woman with late-stage breast cancer

Published:
Updated:
It has been said that "into each life, a little rain must fall," but for 52-year-old Judy Perkins, it's been a monsoon.Read more

Licking cancer: US postal stamp helped fund key breast study

Published:
Countless breast cancer patients in the future will be spared millions of dollars of chemotherapy thanks in part to something that millions of Americans did that cost...Read more

FDA approves first artificial iris

Published:
The surgically implanted device, called the CustomFlex Artificial Iris, is meant to treat adults and children whose iris is damaged.Read more

US blocks UN health panel from backing taxes on sugar drinks

Published:
The move disappointed many public health experts but was enthusiastically welcomed by the International Food and Beverage Alliance.Read more

What's Going Around: Poison ivy

Published:
Updated:
A red itchy rash is going around this week. Poison ivy is spreading as more people get out to work in their yards and kids get out to play. In some cases, you can catch...Read more

OSU Wexner Medical Center's Community Health Day

Published:
Updated:
The event takes place Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CarePoint East.Read more

Cancer group says colon screening should start at 45, not 50

Published:
Updated:
The new advice was issued by the American Cancer Society on Wednesday.Read more

What's Going Around: Water safety

Published:
Updated:
The unofficial kick off to summer is during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Before you head to the pool or the beach, emergency medical providers say families should...Read more

Gut check: Swallowed capsule could spot trouble, send alert

Published:
It's the latest advance in a growing field of sensors that can be swallowed or worn to monitor our health.Read more