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Health coverage in jeopardy for 6,000 Ohioans

The federal government says about 6,000 Ohioans who signed up for the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act soon to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. ...

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Columbus Resident Tests Negative for Ebola Virus

COLUMBUS- A 46-year-old Columbus resident who was recently tested for Ebola has tested negative for the virus. Columbus Public Health received confirmation of the negative test results today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta which conducted the test through the Ohio Department of Health. ...

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Tips for a Healthy, Safe July Fourth Holiday Weekend

As Ohioans make plans to celebrate the July Fourth holiday weekend, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) offers several tips for ensuring a healthy, safe celebration by taking a few precautions regarding fireworks, food-borne and water-borne illnesses, mosquitoes and measles. ...

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More study of young adults, mental health urged

A Connecticut task force charged with reviewing behavioral health services for young adults has recommended more study on whether the state should authorize involuntary treatment in the community for people with mental illness. ...

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Healthy Swimming

Recreational Water Illnesses (RWI) are spread by coming in contact with water from swimming pools, hot tubs, fountains, lakes, rivers, and oceans (recreational water) that is contaminated with germs. ...

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Ohio awards money to 4 programs aimed at treating drug-addicted pregnant women, their babies

Four programs in Ohio are receiving grant money to help pregnant women who are addicted to heroin or other opiates as the state looks to combat drug abuse and its effects on children. ...

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Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, but that hasn't happened. ...

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Local mumps outbreak now community-wide

Columbus Public Health continues to investigate a growing number of mumps cases in our community ...

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Holder: Heroin an urgent ‘public health crisis’

Confronting this crisis will require a combination of enforcement and treatment. ...

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First African-American woman in space to lecture at OSU

Dr. Mae C. Jemison blasted into orbit aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. ...

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