Ohio State News (health-wellness)

2019
November
27,
2019
| 06:54 PM America/New_York
The infant mortality rate has dropped in Franklin County since 2017, a sign that hospital and agency partnerships across the community have been effective in addressing issues that put babies at risk. ...
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November
20,
2019
| 04:54 PM America/New_York
A program at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center recognizes the importance of human-animal bonds and provides grief support for pet owners facing tough decisions for their animal. ...
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October
29,
2019
| 09:53 PM America/New_York
Dental health and diet may have an impact on the development and severity of psoriasis, according to a study by dermatologists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. ...
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October
24,
2019
| 07:41 PM America/New_York
E-cigarette (e-cig) use is rising at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers, and new research data suggests that even short-term e-cig use can cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults. ...
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October
07,
2019
| 04:18 PM America/New_York
Millions of people embrace new diet and nutrition trends every day, but experts from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine urge people not to assume what works for them will also work for their pets. ...
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September
23,
2019
| 10:08 PM America/New_York
The Buckeye Peer Access Line is a non-emergency talk line to support students through brief phone conversations. ...
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September
04,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
Women who choose to shave or wax their pubic hair might not be raising their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) after all, according to a new study that found no connection between “extreme” grooming and chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...
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September
03,
2019
| 10:28 PM America/New_York
Fighting the opioid epidemic is considered by many health practitioners at The Ohio State University not just a professional responsibility, but also a moral imperative. ...
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August
28,
2019
| 04:48 PM America/New_York
The Mental Health @ OSU Conference at Pfahl Hall featured faculty, staff and students discussing advances in technology and medicine as well as new services and support for the campus community. ...
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August
16,
2019
| 05:03 PM America/New_York
Mental health experts now part of the teams to proactively build relationships, get to know student-athletes. ...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:25 PM America/New_York
The MINDSTRONG program is a seven-week cognitive-behavioral skills-building program that promotes and supports mental health and mental resiliency. ...
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August
12,
2019
| 04:34 PM America/New_York
For researchers with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the work to identify new flu strains and increase the effectiveness of the flu vaccine begins in an unlikely place – pig barns at state and county fairs nationwide. ...
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August
10,
2019
| 06:01 AM America/New_York
Disease-causing air pollution remains high in pockets of America – particularly those where many low-income and African-American people live, a disparity highlighted in research presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association...
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August
03,
2019
| 02:35 PM America/New_York
The fight to end cancer is on two wheels this weekend as thousands of riders participate in the annual Pelotonia bicycle tour in central Ohio. ...
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July
31,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/New_York
Students at The Ohio State University Columbus campus have a new late-night travel option. Lyft Ride Smart at Ohio State launched Aug. 1, and provides discounted rides between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. ...
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July
31,
2019
| 05:28 PM America/New_York
About 20 million students begin college each fall and, for many of them, it’s the first time they’re on their own – taking sole responsibility for their academics, daily routine and, most importantly, their health. Preparing to take the reins of thei...
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June
27,
2019
| 04:01 PM America/New_York
Jared Weist has taken The Ohio State University’s REACH program three times and he wants his classmates to do the same. He knows the program can help save a life. ...
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March
27,
2019
| 05:37 PM America/New_York
On a January day at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters, Ohio State University students, faculty and staff were working to find the golden thread and, in the process, improve the well-being of students. “The first day of the design lab is when we reall...
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January
16,
2019
| 03:47 PM America/New_York
Lifestyle and health factors that are good for your heart can also prevent diabetes, according to a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine that published today in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Associatio...
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2018
November
16,
2018
| 08:06 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is highlighting progress made to date in implementing recommendations from the Suicide and Mental Health Task Force. Task force co-chairs Javaune Adams-Gaston of Student Life and Eileen Ryan of Wexner Medical Center joine...
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November
13,
2018
| 05:41 PM America/New_York
Expanding its efforts to address pressing health needs in central Ohio, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center plans to open a healthy community center in the Near East Side neighborhood of Columbus. The center will be in the former Columbus...
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November
09,
2018
| 11:09 PM America/New_York
In 2006, three deaths and 276 illnesses in 26 states were traced to pre-washed and bagged spinach contaminated with E. coli bacteria, costing the industry an estimated $100 million and changing the way people ate spinach for years. An investigation f...
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October
24,
2018
| 02:55 PM America/New_York
More dedicated bicycle lanes, designated parking spaces for scooters and bikes and a change in culture could lead more people to find alternate means of getting to The Ohio State University. Four university experts on health, mobility and city pla...
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October
03,
2018
| 10:29 PM America/New_York
From painting to martial arts to therapy dogs, the South Oval is open for recess at The Ohio State University. The Office of Student Life’s Counseling and Consultation Service hosted the fifth annual RECESS on Wednesday. More than a dozen departme...
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October
01,
2018
| 11:05 PM America/New_York
A daylong conference on suicide prevention offered an opportunity for schools across the state to learn more about one of the leading causes of student deaths. On Friday, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, the Ohio Department of Ment...
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September
21,
2018
| 09:07 PM America/New_York
Michelle Roley-Roberts and her husband, Ryan, know a lot more about what’s living inside their guts than most. The Hilliard couple agreed recently to let researchers inspect the bacteria in their intestines in hopes of better understanding the inc...
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August
30,
2018
| 12:30 AM America/New_York
A relatively simple effort to provide counseling and connect injection-drug users with resources could prove powerful against the spread of HIV in a notoriously hard-to-reach population, new research suggests. The study increased by almost 30 perc...
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August
15,
2018
| 02:16 PM America/New_York
Married people who fight nastily are more likely to suffer from leaky guts – a problem that unleashes bacteria into the blood and can drive up disease-causing inflammation, new research suggests. It’s the first study to illuminate this particular ...
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August
14,
2018
| 08:11 PM America/New_York
Researchers have found a surprising new explanation of how young brains are shaped for sexual behavior later in life. Immune cells usually ignored by neuroscientists appear to play an important role in determining whether an animal’s sexual behavi...
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August
14,
2018
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is recognized as a national leader in 10 specialties, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings released today. This puts the hospital system in an elite category that f...
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