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Former Lawyer Remembers Billy Milligan

The recent death of Billy Milligan has people once again talking about multiple-personality syndrome.
18, 2014

The recent death of Billy Milligan has people once again talking about multiple-personality syndrome.

Magnetic Pulses Help Depression Sufferers

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OSU patient Mark Jeffreys demonstrates a mock transcranial magnetic stimulation session. Jeffreys experienced relief from depression following TMS.
17, 2014

Treatment options for people who suffer from major depression recently have broadened. As WOSU reports, a new therapy that uses magnetic energy is giving some patients relief – and hope – after years of struggling with mental illness.

Report: More Reforms Needed In Lucasville Prison

The Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, which saw massive riots in 1993.
December 16, 2014

A prisons inspection committee says work still needs to be done at one of the state’s toughest lock-ups, where inmates continue to report concerns about racism and excessive use of force.

Medicaid Expansion Means Treatment for More Ohio Opiate Addicts

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More opiate addicts are receiving treatment through Medicaid expansion in Ohio.
15, 2014

The recent expansion of Medicaid services has helped more people get addiction services.

Program Uses Text Messages To Link The Hungry With Pantries

Volunteer Janet Reuss helps distribute emergency food at a pantry supplied by the Mid-Ohio foodbank
December 15, 2014

The goal of the new Columbus program is to link people who need extra food with underused food pantries in their neighborhoods.

Columbus Police Officer Injured In North Side Crash

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December 15, 2014

Columbus Police say an officer was injured in a crash on the North Side early Monday morning.

More Franklin County Residents Being Hospitalized From The Flu

Cancer Center, Jennifer Day
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10, 2014

Columbus Public Health officials say 23 Franklin County residents were hospitalized by the flu last week. That’s about four times higher than the average week this time of year.

Commission Issues No Air Quality Alerts in 2014

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9, 2014

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission issued no air quality alerts for Central Ohioin 2014.

WV Gets OK To Frack Under Ohio River

Ohio has little say about West Virginia selling rights under the river since it's not in Ohio: The state line is mostly along the western and northern banks.
9, 2014

West Virginia is selling fracking rights under the Ohio River, and other states in the Ohio River Valley are keeping a close eye to see how the plan plays out.

Columbus-Area Health Systems Spend Millions To Attract Patients

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Columbus-area hospitals compete for attention, and it's refected in marketing and advertising budgets.
8, 2014

There’s an ad war underway in Columbus. Central Ohio’s largest hospital systems are spending millions of dollars on marketing. WOSU looks the strategies behind, and the effectiveness of, omnipresent hospital marketing.