Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott said, Wednesday, he will run for Mayor of Columbus next year.
Five more cases of mumps are confirmed in the outbreak of the viral infection at Ohio State University, bringing the total to 37.
State lawmakers have approved a ban on electronic cigarettes for Ohio minors, but not without the objection of many Democrats, who say the ban doesn’t go far enough.
The National Health Interview Surveys, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, say 23.3 percent of Ohio residents still smoked in 2012, a rate that was just 5.4 percent lower than it was in 1984, the first year Ohio tracked smoking numbers.
Visit the doctor and someone will almost certainly take your temperature, blood pressure and weight. All it takes is a thermometer, arm cuff and a scale. Patients have a pretty good idea what the readings mean. But the tools to measure fat are much more diverse – and each has its drawbacks.
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe â€“vs- Wade ruling by the U. S. Supreme Court. And ever since that decision that allows legal abortion in the first trimester, groups opposing abortion have been slowly chipping away at it. What does the future hold for Ohio’s abortion laws?
Most people want to do good work, but sometimes â€œgoodâ€ isnâ€™t â€œgood enough.â€ No one knows that better than perfectionists. Their uncompromising drive can lead to great achievement, but also brings a certain kind of misery.
The Marion Pain Clinic declined comment, while Marion’s BKC Pain Specialists, Cincinnati Pain Management, and Dublin-based Ortho-Spine Rehab Center say no patients have shown signs of meningitis.
Heath officials report 435 cases of the bacterial infection in Franklin County this year. That’s compared to 24 in 2010 and 2011 combined.
The state Department of Health says the number of confirmed cases in Ohio now sits at 54, with most involving people whoâ€™ve had direct contact with hogs at county fairs.
The United Health Foundation ranked the state poorly on air pollution and public health programs.