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Shigella Infects Hundreds At Columbus Daycare Centers

The bacterial infection is easily spread person-to-person, especially among young children who are diapered.
October 3, 2012

Heath officials report 435 cases of the bacterial infection in Franklin County this year. That’s compared to 24 in 2010 and 2011 combined.

Ohio Swine Flu Cases Continue To Increase

A pig rests at the 2012 Ohio State Fair.
August 15, 2012

The state Department of Health says the number of confirmed cases in Ohio now sits at 54, with most involving people who’ve had direct contact with hogs at county fairs.

Ohio Falls Into Bottom Third In Health Rankings

The report from the United Health Foundation ranked Ohio poorly on air pollution and spending on public health programs.
7, 2011

The United Health Foundation ranked the state poorly on air pollution and public health programs.

Study Predicts Surgeon Shortage, Calls For More Part-Timers

Surgery Station
The report's authors say many patients already face wait times of up to three weeks.
17, 2011

Part-time work for surgeons may help to keep more of them on the job.