lung cancer

The highly-addictive drug found in cigarettes might actually help fight a type of lung disease.

That’s the hypothesis behind a new study including researchers from The Ohio State University and the Cleveland Clinic, which are building off a smaller clinical trial that showed nicotine helped patients with the condition known as sarcoidosis.

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Public policy in Ohio has failed to reduce cancer deaths, according to a report by the American Cancer Society released today. Of the nine goals set by the group, Ohio has met only three.

10:00 This Wellness Wednesday we're talking about fall prevention. It's not about stopping pumpkins, it's about keeping Ohioans safe, on their feet, and accident-free. We'll also examine healthcare hyperbole, separate ObamaCare fact from fiction, and take a look at the way genetic tumor testing is revolutionizing the prognosis of lung cancer patients. Guests