Sepsis is the body’s out-of-control reaction to an infection. By the time patients realize they’re in trouble, their organs could be shutting down.
One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a federal study released Tuesday.
Police say an Ohio officer suffered an accidental overdose after a drug arrest when he touched powder on his shirt without realizing it was the powerful opioid fentanyl.
After an 8-year-old Cincinnati boy apparently killed himself in January, even the coroner found it hard to believe it could be a suicide.
Mars has announced a partnership with several other candy manufacturers to reduce calories in their products.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and with the weather warming up, the Indiana State Department of Health is urging people to take steps to avoid the risks associated with being in the sun.
The number of new infections nearly tripled in five years, to about 2,400 in 2015 according to data released by the CDC on Thursday.
The potentially deadly combination of opioids is being blamed on an overdose in central Indiana. Carfentanil is the most dangerous ingredient in “Gray Death” as it’s 10,000 times more potent than morphine.
A federal regulation requiring food sellers to post the nutrition numbers by Friday was postponed again this week until 2018, after years of delays amid opposition from pizza chains, convenience stores and grocers.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy confidently predicted success after a day of wrangling votes and personal arm-twisting by President Donald Trump.
A suspected case of Zika virus has health officials urging a western Ohio neighborhood to take precautions against mosquitoes, which can spread the virus to people.
The move by the Trump administration partially rolls back rules championed by former first lady Michelle Obama as part of her healthy eating initiative.
Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again.
A ‘superbug’ fungus is emerging as a new menace in U.S. hospitals, one case reported in Indiana.
The state’s funding from the Health and Human Services is among $485 million the agency recently awarded to all 50 states and several U.S. territories.
Prospective medical marijuana cultivators now know what the new rules look like for getting a growing license in Ohio.
Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez’s brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives.
The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it is requiring makers of two kinds of pain medicines to change the products’ labels to warn against giving them to children under age 12,
The VA website, http://www.accesstocare.va.gov, is a work in progress. It provides preliminary data on the VA’s 1,700 health facilities, along with more than a dozen private-sector hospitals and national averages.
According to a company press release, BeBalanced helps women who are facing hormone imbalances through natural therapies that allow better sleep, improved mood, significant weight loss, and more.