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Columbus City Schools Board of Education
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A new $2.5 million grant will support and expand school-based health care services like sex education in Columbus.

Growing Up Poor In America

Sep 8, 2020
Teenager sitting on the steps leading to the front door of a mobile home.
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Ohio serves as the backdrop of a new documentary from FRONTLINE that explores issues of child poverty and the new challenges they face from the pandemic.

Urgent care at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, on March 31, 2020.
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Nationwide Children’s Hospital has a new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Rustin Morse is a faculty member at The Ohio State University and a pediatric emergency room physician.

Adolescent Mental Health Issues Magnified By COVID-19

Jul 28, 2020
Teen sitting alone using phone.
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This episode originally aired on July 15, 2020.

Nearly one in five adolescents has a diagnosable mental health disorder, and nearly one-third of them show signs of depression.

Adolescent Mental Health Issues Magnified By COVID-19

Jul 17, 2020
Teen sitting alone using phone.
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This episode originally aired on July 15, 2020.

Nearly one in five adolescents has a diagnosable mental health disorder, and nearly one-third of them show signs of depression.

That’s according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, using data compiled before the pandemic.

Adolescent Mental Health Issues Magnified By COVID-19

Jul 15, 2020
Teen sitting alone using phone.
Fangirl / Pixabay

Nearly one in five adolescents has a diagnosable mental health disorder, and nearly one-third of them show signs of depression.

That’s according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, using data compiled before the pandemic.

Marathon racers running
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The 2020 Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon, scheduled for October 18, has been canceled.

Wellness Wednesday: New Alzheimer’s Treatments

Apr 22, 2020
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Stanford Medicine researchers have found a gene variant that protects some individuals who are at higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease from developing its debilitating effects.

More than 5 million Americans have symptomatic Alzheimer’s. It’s one of the leading causes of death in older people.

Researchers hope their findings will lead to better treatments and preventions for the disease.

Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus lights up for Pride Month.
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Columbus City Council is expected Monday night to approve a 15-year, 100% tax abatement for Nationwide Children's Hospital to build a for-profit gene therapy center.

Franklin County Coroner Anahi Ortiz briefed the media on February 26, 2020 on deaths by suicide, drug overdose and homicide.
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Franklin County Coroner Anahi Ortiz announced Wednesday that suicide and homicide deaths have increased 40% from the same period last year, while overdose deaths have gone up by 49%.

Backers of the bill that would block doctors from prescribing drugs or performing surgery to change the gender of a child, Rep Ron Hood (R-Ashville), Rep Bill Dean (R-Xenia), Aaron Baer, President of Citizens for Community Values.
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A new bill in the Ohio House would prevent doctors from prescribing drugs to delay puberty or perform surgery to change a child’s gender. The bill is similar to ones proposed in at least eight other states.

Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus lights up for Pride Month.
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The Columbus Board of Education has signed off on a 15-year, 100% tax abatement for a gene therapy center proposed by Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus lights up for Pride Month.
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Nationwide Children’s Hospital is asking for tax abatements on a new for-profit gene therapy center. If granted, it would exempt the company from paying money to Columbus City Schools for 15 years. 

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The insurance company Ambetter, distributed in Ohio through the Buckeye Health Plan, is facing a lawsuit from four customers. The class-action suit could eventually include hundreds of plaintiffs.

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As Ohio lawmakers debate a bill to regulate the herbal supplement kratom, a new study shows the substance continues to poison and even kill some people.

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