health

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Yoga Provides More Than Excercise

Hundreds joined in practicing yoga at Washington Park this summer.
Provided, Donna Covrett

  Yoga, a philosophy originating in India thousands of years ago, serves to connect the mind, body, and breath through a series of movements and postures, designed to purify the body and provide the physical strength and stamina required for long periods of meditation. Today, though millions of Americans practice it, there are many misconceptions about yoga.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Does Where You Live Determine How Long You'll Live?

Life expectancy by neighborhood in Cincinnati
Provided, Cincinnati Health Department

The results of a life expectancy study recently conducted by the Cincinnati Health Department show as much as a 20 year difference in longevity among the city’s 47 neighborhood groupings. Cincinnati Health Department Commissioner Dr. Noble Maseru and Assistant Health Commissioner Dr. Camille Jones discuss the study, and what can be done to address health inequalities in our community.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic Cigarettes reach over $1 billion in US sales

Sales of electronic cigarettes, battery-powered devices that allow users to inhale doses of vaporized nicotine, are expected to reach over $1 billion in the US this year. Some say e-cigarettes help  smokers kick their habit, but their long-term health risks are still under study. Dr.

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Dayton Children's Hospital
3:47 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Dayton Children's Hospital to expand

Credit Dayton Children's Hosptial

Dayton Children's Hospital is outlining plans for a major expansion.

The hospital is adding an 8-story, 260,000 square-foot patient tower in the center of its current Valley Street Campus.

Estimated at $140 million, the facility will focus on pediatric cancer patients and critically-ill newborns.

Construction could begin early next year and be complete sometime in 2017.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Mental illness among the homeless

Over a third of city's homeless suffer mental illness
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