When to stop aggressive treatment is one of the most wrenching decisions in cancer care. Medical guidelines say dying cancer patients shouldn’t get harsh and painful treatment, but new research suggests it happens almost all of the time.
Naloxone, which is known by the brand-name Narcan, can quickly revive someone who has stopped breathing after overdosing on so-called opioids, highly addictive drugs that include prescription painkillers like Vicodin as well as illegal narcotics like heroin.
Purdue is asking anyone with symptoms to stay home. Symptoms can include fever, headache, muscle aches and swollen glands.
Dermatologists say you can get a sunburn all year round.
Thomas Manning’s genitals were amputated in 2012 after doctors discovered that he had penile cancer. He is the third man in the world to receive a new penis.
The Food and Drug Administration proposed new sodium guidelines Wednesday that encourage food companies and restaurants to lower the amount of sodium in the foods they sell.
Researchers think the increase is due to a combination of factors. The death rate from heart disease — the nation’s leading killer — leveled off, instead of dropping the way it usually does.
A baby born to a mother with the Zika virus at a New Jersey hospital appears to be affected by the disease, according to a doctor who helped lead the delivery team.
The recall is for several varieties of Gold Medal flour, Wondra flour and Signature Kitchens flour sold at various supermarkets.
Patrons and employees of the Maysville Road Kohl’s and Walmart who were present at those stores on May 18 from 1-5 p.m. should monitor themselves.
The 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with developing his namesake Heimlich maneuver recently used the emergency technique for the first time himself to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.
The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said Thursday even as the House left town for its Memorial Day recess with no visible progress on emergency funding.
A proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio has squeaked through a critical Senate panel over opposition of some Republicans and Democrats.
The rate of smoking among adults in the U.S. fell to 15 percent last year thanks to the biggest one-year decline in more than 20 years, according to a new government report.
The more than 540 U.S. cases diagnosed so far involve travel to outbreak areas or sex with infected travelers.
Nutrition facts labels on food packages are getting a long-awaited makeover, with calories listed in bigger, bolder type and a new line for added sugars.
Local experts said they are not very concerned about the Zika virus in Allen County, but they are being vigilant and tracking mosquitoes in the area.
The Senate is slated to vote Tuesday on three competing plans to battle the virus, with a bipartisan plan that cuts Obama’s $1.9 billion request to $1.1 billion having the greatest chance to advance.
While the Zika virus has so far been primarily linked to international travel, the Indiana State Department of Health is urging residents to take action and it will be on the lookout for the type of mosquito that carries the virus.
A campaign to raise California’s cigarette tax by $2 a pack said Monday it has collected enough signatures to qualify the proposal for the Nov. 8 ballot and raise the prospect of a pocketbook jolt for smokers in the nation’s most populous state.