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Cuyahoga County

Fairview Park boy back after incredible Make-A-Wish trip

Fairview Park boy back after incredible Make-A-Wish tripMake-A-Wish sent James Leathers to New Zealand to see the set of one of his favorite movie franchises.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Health

Study: No link between MMR vaccine and autism

Study: No link between MMR vaccine and autismA new study should calm the fears of some parents over vaccines.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Heroin

Local heroin deaths rise slightly, fentanyl deaths spike

Local heroin deaths rise slightly, fentanyl deaths spikeHeroin overdose deaths rise, but make up smaller percentage of overall overdose deaths in Cuyahoga County, new stats say.
  • Heroin
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Health

New research redefines 'middle age' as 60

New research redefines 'middle age' as 60The standards of what it means to be "over the hill" may be changing.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Local school disinfects spreading stomach virus

Local school disinfects spreading stomach virusThe stomach flu is sweeping through a local middle school, prompting a good cleaning of the school overnight.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Winning the war on bed bugs in Cuyahoga County

Winning the war on bed bugs in Cuyahoga CountyThe heinous little bed bug blood suckers know no bounds.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Local

MetroHealth to begin Mexican health care parternship

MetroHealth to begin Mexican health care parternshipThe MetroHealth System celebrated the opening of its healthcare partnership with the Government of Mexico on Tuesday.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Are trampolines risky for kids? Local experts weigh in

Are trampolines risky for kids? Local experts weigh inCleveland Clinic experts say trampolines can be dangerous, but parents should follow a few safety rules.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Cleveland Browns announce 2015 preseason schedule

Cleveland Browns announce 2015 preseason scheduleThe Cleveland Browns announced the schedule of opponents for the 2015 preseason.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Ohio

Kasich commits $2 million to children's health research

Kasich commits $2 million to children's health researchThe funds will be divided between research projects for asthma treatment options and pediatric pneumonia diagnoses.
  • Ohio
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Childhood melanoma rates dropping

Childhood melanoma rates droppingA new study reveals the number of children diagnosed with melanoma is dropping.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Is your child overscheduled? Experts weigh in

Is your child overscheduled? Experts weigh inToo much of a good thing? Cleveland Clinic child experts weigh in on when your child is over-scheduled
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

What you need to know about the canine flu

What you need to know about the canine fluCanine Influenza or H3N8 is a serious illness that has already infected more than a thousand dogs in the Chicago area and killed five. But it has also been seen in Northeast Ohio.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Akron

Akron school TB case confirmed

Akron school TB case confirmedThe Jennings Community Learning Center is offering free skin testing this week for signs of tuberculosis exposure.
  • Akron
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Myth Busters: The allergy edition

Myth Busters: The allergy editionIt's time to reach for that box of tissues and get ready for what doctors are saying could be one of the worst allergy seasons we've seen in a while.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

New prostate treatment protects from radiation effects

New prostate treatment protects from radiation effectsThe FDA approved a new product that protects prostate cancer patients from the side effects of radiation.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Akron

Autism Society aims for its own viral challenge

Autism Society aims for its own viral challengeInspired by buckets of ice, the Autism Society is kicking off April, Autism Awareness Month, with a challenge of its own.
  • Akron
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Study shows chocolate may not affect BMI

Study shows chocolate may not affect BMIA new study shows chocolate may not affect our weight, or body mass, like we think.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Cleveland

Robinson Health System to join University Hospitals

Robinson Health System to join University HospitalsThe agreement, subject to final approval from state government regulators, is expected to close in June.
  • Cleveland
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'

One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'The condition is typically found in people over 50, but WSU researchers found that 20% of college students in the study reported experiencing it.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

KSU team develops heat-sensitive fabric to help diabetics

KSU team develops heat-sensitive fabric to help diabeticsThree unlikely academic partners at Kent State University got together and created a sock that may one day save the feet of diabetics.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
See-possible

Cleveland Foundation announces $14.7 million in March grants

Cleveland Foundation announces $14.7 million in March grantsCleveland Foundation awards $21.1M in grants for first quarter of 2015, March grants awarded today.
  • See-possible
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Youngstown hospital named 'outstanding' in cancer care

Youngstown hospital named 'outstanding' in cancer careMercy Health Youngstown is one of 75 cancer care centers in the entire country to receive the recognition.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Cuyahoga County

MetroHealth expands to Brecksville

MetroHealth expands to BrecksvilleMetroHealth is coming to Brecksville.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Northeast-ohio

Less than half of Alzheimer's patients told diagnosis

Less than half of Alzheimer's patients told diagnosisThe 2015 Facts and Figures report provides an in-depth look at the prevalence, incidence, mortality and economic impact of Alzheimer's disease
  • Northeast-ohio
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Portage County

Kent State hosting events for Autism Awareness Month

Kent State hosting events for Autism Awareness MonthKent State University will be hosting "Living With Autism" in April for Autism Awareness Month.
  • Portage County
  • 1 month ago
Health

Landmark trial in cardiac surgery to be conducted in CLE

Landmark trial in cardiac surgery to be conducted in CLEUniversity Hospitals Case Medical Center has been selected as one of only 50 hospitals in the United States to participate in the LEVO-CTS trial, a landmark national study in cardiac surgery.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
News

Local man hiking the Appalachian Trail for Parkinson's

Local man hiking the Appalachian Trail for Parkinson'sA local man is retiring Friday, but he's not wasting any time in tackling one item on his bucket list -- a courageous challenge.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Cuyahoga County

Solon teen turns Tourette syndrome into inspiration for thousands

Solon teen turns Tourette syndrome into inspiration for thousandsJustin Bachman, a high school senior from Solon, is headed to Syracuse to study journalism in the fall.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Could having more sex lead to a healthy heart?

Could having more sex lead to a healthy heart?"A healthy sexual relationship can benefit your heart health in a variety of ways,"
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

'Smart Rx' campaign aims to reduce pill abuse, addiction

'Smart Rx' campaign aims to reduce pill abuse, addictionThe campaign encourages doctors to take on a greater role in finding solutions to prevent harmful prescription abuse.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cleveland

Michelle Knight opens up at Cleveland library series

Michelle Knight opens up at Cleveland library seriesMichelle Knight spoke to an audience at the Cleveland Public Library.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

AG: Funding to support Toledo heroin recovery program

AG: Funding to support Toledo heroin recovery programThe new grant will be in addition to other grant DeWine awarded Lucas County last year to assist in the development of the pilot program.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cleveland

Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital hosts head-shaving event

Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital hosts head-shaving eventAbout a dozen female pediatric oncology nurses shaved their heads to honor patients.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Ohio Marijuana Legalization amendment certified

Ohio Marijuana Legalization amendment certifiedOn March 3, the Attorney General's Office received a written petition to amend the Ohio Constitution
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Heroin

Mother shares her story of losing son to overdose

Mother shares her story of losing son to overdoseDavid was a heroin addict. His story however mirrors so many others.
  • Heroin
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Health

New type of food allergy causing concern

New type of food allergy causing concernFeb. 9, 2015: A new type of food allergy is showing up more and doctors don't yet know why.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Vaccines by the numbers

Vaccines by the numbersFeb. 5, 2015: Vaccines by the numbers.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Can training the eyes help prevent concussions?

Can training the eyes help prevent concussions?Feb. 4, 2015: In the past five years, WKYC has devoted more air time and digital space to the issue of concussions than any other youth health story.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Homepage

Local group trains dogs for the blind

Local group trains dogs for the blindFeb. 4, 2015: Wrangler, the 'Today' show dog, has ties to Northeast Ohio. WKYC's Alyssa Raymond explains the process by training a pup to be a seeing eye dog. Be sure to follow @AlyssaRaymond on Twitter for more daily news updates.
  • Homepage
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Political battle brewing over vaccinations

Political battle brewing over vaccinationsFeb. 3, 2015: During a Congressional hearing on Tuesday, federal health officials urged parents to vaccinate their children against measles amid a current outbreak that has infected more than 100 people.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Homepage

How winter's grip sparks depression disorder

How winter's grip sparks depression disorderFeb. 3, 2015: Northeast Ohio has some of the highest rates nationally for Seasonal Affective Disorder. WKYC's Will Ujek has the story. Be sure to follow @WillUjek on Twitter for more daily news updates.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago