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Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton holds up a mask as she gives an update at MetroHealth Medical Center Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Cleveland, on the state's preparedness and education efforts to limit the potential spread of a new virus which caused a disease called COVID-19. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, left, watches.

Ohio Investigating Potential New Coronavirus Case

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The Ohio Department of Health is waiting on test results for a new possible case of coronavirus. Officials say the Ohioan under investigation exhibits symptoms of respiratory illness and either recently traveled to China or interacted with someone known to have COVID-19. So far, seven people under investigation in Ohio have tested negative for coronavirus…. Read More

Maryhaven in Columbus uses medication-assisted treatment to help treat opioid addiction. Only about half of the treatment centers in Ohio do the same.

Only Half of Ohio’s Rehab Centers Offer this Proven Opioid Addiction Treatment

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Tammy’s struggle with substance use started with pain pills she found in her grandmother’s cabinet. Then it escalated to heroin. “It’s a full time job,” she says. “Most people think that’s not a full time job but it is. When you’re addicted to anything, then you’re working at it every day. Trying to make sure… Read More

Heartland High: Ohio’s First School For Students With Addiction

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Bouncing on a purple exercise ball, Alyssa talks to her new teacher about what classes she needs to graduate. “There’s a Psychology 1 as an elective, I would take that, but I already took psychology and sociology… And I feel like Heartland in general is a psychology class,” she adds, laughing. Alyssa is one of… Read More