Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
On a given day, Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus treats about 100 premature infants. But, they’re getting some adult medications to stay alive.
A bill imposing some of the nation’s most stringent abortion restrictions has cleared an Ohio House committee after suddenly re-surfacing in the lame duck session.
Ohio ranks near the bottom among states with poor infant mortality rates. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports — lawmakers are working with each other — across the aisle — to try and stem the crisis.
A panel of public health and law experts says the cost was likely worth it, but improvements can be made.
A fast-moving bill would shield the names of companies whose drugs are used for lethal injections in Ohio, but its Republican sponsor says he’s open to allowing the secrecy provision to expire at some point in the future.
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are knocking on doors and using social media to get people signed up for health plans ahead of the December 15 open enrollment deadline.
A group of soldiers from the Ohio Army National Guard is expected to go to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak in the region.
More universities in Ohio seek to implement a campus-wide tobacco ban. Akron and Kent State want to join Ohio State which started its tobacco ban nearly a year ago. University officials monitor progress in several ways according to Dr. Peter Shields with the James Cancer Hospital.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman on Friday proposed an $813 million operating budget to the city council for Fiscal Year 2015.
The nation’s top health care official stopped in Columbus Thursday promising consumers that sign-ups on the federal healthcare exchange will go much better this year. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell, says she’s hoping to avoid a repeat of last year’s website meltdown at HealthCare.gov that caused enrollment delays.