health

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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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Affordable Care Act Exchanges Hit Oct. 1

Under the Affordable Care Act, open enrollment for health insurance begins on October 1, and most Americans will be required to have health insurance by January or pay a penalty.

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