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August
06,
2020
| 17:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Four OhioHealth Hospitals – Doctors, Grant, Mansfield and Riverside – joined Marion General as being awarded the designation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The designated hospitals
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July
31,
2020
| 22:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The death of George Floyd in Minnesota certainly got the attention of everyone around the country. It opened eyes to an issue that might be new to some, but certainly isn't new to others. African-American leaders at organizations like OhioHealth
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July
21,
2020
| 22:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As people are testing positive for COVID-19, it's being discovered that an alarming number of them do not have a primary care physician.  Primary care physicians are a key component of a patient's medical team. One of the benefits of
July
14,
2020
| 16:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With the recent death of actress Kelly Preston from breast cancer, it may be a reminder for some women to schedule their mammogram.  NBC4 invited Natalie Jones, MD, a breast and melanoma surgeon and chair of the OhioHealth Breast Health Program, to
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Columbus, OH,
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March
2020
Welcome to our continuing media team coverage of COVID-19 In this series, you will find news stories and informational resources featuring OhioHealth physicians, nurses and other clinical ex...

Medical Minutes

May
27,
2020
| 21:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, people still need to receive medical care, whether it be in the emergency department, a screening mammogram, an elective surgery and more.  But as we continue to get used to a "new normal" many are
May
13,
2020
| 20:03 PM Europe/Amsterdam
How can cancer treatment and the daily lives of cancer patients and survivors be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? We sat down with Alfred Vargas, MD, OhioHealth system chief of medical oncology, for a virtual OhioHealth Medical Minute to
March
13,
2020
| 18:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The coronavirus has been top of mind for many Ohioans, but this is a global event that has impacted so many around the world. OhioHealth system medical director of infectious diseases, Joe Gastaldo, MD, says that this virus has some of the same
March
12,
2020
| 18:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
These school buses are used to being full, but today, they’re not headed to school. They’re headed to the doctor. “We have about 100 athletes coming out today,” said John Esson, Columbus City Schools Special Olympics coordinator. These