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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. / Flickr

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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Federal authorities have announced trade secret theft charges against husband-and-wife researchers who worked for 10 years at Nationwide Children's Hospital's Research Institute.

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Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are warning about an increase in accidental ingestion of marijuana by children. 

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An animal rights group is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to levy a fine of at least $10,000 against Nationwide Children's Hospital over botched research on a pig.

Nationwide Children's Hospital announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour in July. The change will be fully implemented by 2020.

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday morning to approve a resolution continuing a youth mental health initiative. / Flickr

A new study at Nationwide Children’s Hospital finds the misuse of the popular herbal supplement "kratom" could lead to serious health conditions or even death.

Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio.
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A U.S. Department of Justice survey found that from 2010 to 2014, incarcerated children had suicide rates two to three times higher than their peers in the general population.

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The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will use a $615,900 federal grant to continue efforts to combat infant mortality in Franklin County. 


A new study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that a certain type of smoke alarm is more effective at waking children during an emergency.

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Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital say they were surprised by the results of a study that found no decline in the neurocognitive abilities of youth football players over the course of one season.