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September
26,
2016

Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years

Adolescents burn about 450 fewer calories daily than 10-year-olds, study finds

A new study suggests that children's metabolism temporarily slows during puberty -- a pattern that might help explain the current teen obesity problem. The study found that kids' resting ...
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September
23,
2016

The family age connection

The longer your parents live, the more likely you are to live to a ripe old age, new study finds.

Video transcript:  If your parents live a long time, you have a better chance of having a healthy ticker into a ripe old age yourself. A new study used data on the health of over 186,000 ...
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September
20,
2016

More Must Be Done to Fight 'Superbugs': U.S. Gov't Report

Infectious disease experts say multipronged approach is needed

Antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" remain a major public health threat, and only a multipronged attack can address the problem, a new U.S. government report warns. The issue of ...
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September
20,
2016
On Monday, ABC6 news anchor Kurt Ludlow had surgery at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital to remove his prostate. Ludlow was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. Urologist John Burgers, MD, used the DaVinci robot to remove the ...
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May
2016
  With the alarming spread of the Zika virus abroad and cases starting to pop up in the U.S., worries about the relatively unknown virus are on the rise. Just this week, the World Health Organiz... Read more from this release
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August
12,
2016
Hard work pays off It may be hard to imagine taking on a volunteer position that on some weeks requires more hours than a job that offers a paycheck. For Dan Sheridan, MS, RPh, a medication safety pharmacist for OhioHealth Marion General ...
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August
09,
2016
Aaron Herron, EMT-B, regularly provides emergency first aid for OhioHealth events at Nationwide Arena. The rest of the time, he works as a firefighter for the City of Columbus out of Fire Station 12 on the west side. Aaron, 50, says he grew ...
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July
28,
2016
Chris Kite, senior data analyst for the OhioHealth supply chain, is more than just a numbers guy. For almost six years, Chris has been teaching people to jab, sweep and kick their way to better health as a kickboxing instructor in Dublin. The ...
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July
21,
2016
  Kelly Andrews, RRT, RCP, TTS, AE-C, had never been in a play when she auditioned for the musical "Hairspray" at the Historic Marion Palace Theatre in 2011. The then 44-year-old pulmonary rehab coordinator at OhioHealth ...
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