University Hospitals: 2 patients suspected of having potentially fatal infectious disease

There have been at least 38 confirmed cases of AFM in 16 states this year.

Fire Prevention Week 2018: How to prevent and protect yourself

On average, seven people per day died from home fires in the U.S.

Father issues warning after allegedly finding mold in child’s Capri Sun juice

The video has been viewed more than 21 million times and has over 623,300 reactions on Facebook.

Michigan DNR to hunters: Test your deer for bovine tuberculosis

A warning from Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources made the rounds on social media this week.

Health Alert: Ohio ranks highest for this dangerous mosquito-borne illness

Rhonda Burkett, of North Canton, just lost her mother-in-law to West Nile Virus.

Students learn to ‘Breath and Believe’ in school yoga class

Students Learn to ‘Breath and Believe’ in School Yoga Class

Medical marijuana in Ohio: What the law allows and prohibits

Here's a look at what is allowed and what is prohibited with Ohio's medical marijuana law.

Grower expects to provide Ohio’s 1st medical pot in December

One of Ohio's large-scale medical marijuana cultivators expects to sell the state's first legal pot to licensed dispensaries sometime in December

From hopeless to healing: A local cancer patient’s story of survival

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but you shouldn’t wait for a special occasion to get checked for any type of cancer.

3rd rabid bat in 4 weeks discovered in New Philadelphia area

Those who discovered the bat are consulting with medical staff on whether they will need the rabies vaccine.

FirstEnergy Akron Marathon features child superheroes at mile markers

8-year-old Beckett Christy has been selected to be an Akron Children's Superhero during the Akron Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay.

  Checking work email at home takes a toll on health, study shows

The study looked at 108 employees who work at least 30 hours per week, as well as their partners and employers.

Ohio governor, state officials release 2017 drug overdose data

The data will be announced at a 1:15 p.m. press conference.

Get the flu vaccination now, says Ohio health department

About 30,500 people were hospitalized for influenza last year. The flu accounted for the deaths of 180 children.

Scientists are creating a better pot leaf to treat ailments and illness. But what’s really inside, and is Ohio ready?

Medical marijuana is now legal in 30 states, with thousands of people turning to it to relieve a variety of maladies. Hemp products are also gaining in popularity and are legal in all 50 states.

Pet store puppies linked to antibiotic-resistant human illnesses in Ohio, 17 other states

The investigation started when the Florida Department of Health linked a national pet store chain in Ohio to the illnesses.

Allegations surface over prank causing allergic reaction in Hancock Co. student

A Hancock County teenager is recovering after an allergic reaction and his mother said it was no accident.

Erie hospital sees ‘baby boom’ after last winter’s record-breaking snowfall

The hospital has already delivered 120 babies and counting just over two weeks into September, including two dozen babies over the weekend.

Parents warned after cases of hand, foot, and mouth disease reported by Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools

The Summit County Department of Health has been notified of the situation, according to school district officials.

Kevin Love launches new initiative focusing on mental health

Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers announced on Tuesday that he is forming the Kevin Love Fund, a new initiative aimed at providing help and support to those who suffer with mental health.

Recall: Bob Evans sausage may contain plastic pieces

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling nearly 47,000 pounds of Bob Evans pork sausage links because it may contain pieces of plastic.

Audit of Ohio medical marijuana program found errors in application process

Ohio auditors are questioning the Department of Commerce’s authority for issuing more licenses that allotted.

Case Western Reserve University dental students headlining free clinic event

Case Western Reserve University dental students and residents will be performing free exams and x-rays during it’s free “Admitting Days” event on September 17 and 18. Optional cleanings will be offered at a cost of $25.

West Nile virus confirmed in Shaker Heights resident; 17th case in Ohio this year

The confirmed case in Shaker Heights is the second case of West Nile virus in Cuyahoga County this year and the 17th case in Ohio.

Ohio medical marijuana, a survivor and a skeptic: Turning a new leaf (part 1)

"Medical marijuana, I believe, is God's divine intervention."

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GRAPHIC: ‘Black, hairy tongue’: Yes, this really happens

A report in the New England Journal of Medicine said a 55-year-old woman developed the tongue condition as a side-effect to treatment of a wound infection she developed after sustaining severe leg injuries in an auto accident.

Ohio county reports 18 fatal overdoses in 1 week

The coroner for the county that includes Ohio's capital city is warning of a spike in overdose deaths and encouraging friends and family members of addicts to obtain an overdose antidote.

2nd bat tests positive for rabies in New Philadelphia

Rabies can infect the central nervous system in humans, causing a disease in the brain and even death.

CDC issues new guidelines for treating children with concussions

The issue continues to be debated as youth sports, such as playing football and soccer, are growing in popularity. Some research has shown that repeated blows to the head can lead to long-term health issues.

Bat found in Tuscarawas County tests positive for rabies

A pet cat was exposed to the bat and is now undergoing medical attention. The cat will likely be placed in quarantine. It is now known at this time if any humans were exposed to the bat.

Fentanyl exposure a looming danger for police, prison guards

Parma police officer Patrick Cullivan knows first hand what it's like to be exposed to the dangerous drug fentanyl.

Dehydration can quickly affect children in classrooms

Some teachers say their classrooms were 90 degrees, and that was with fans blowing.

Preventing heat-related illnesses during sizzling heat wave

With temperatures expected to "feel like" 100 degrees this week, the risk for heat-related illnesses increases.

Preventing mosquito-borne illnesses in pets after Ohio horses diagnosed with West Nile

West Nile Virus has been confirmed in horses in Northeast Ohio. We're looking at ways to keep your cats and dogs safe from mosquito-borne illnesses.

UH moves to aid growing numbers of pregnant opioid-addicted women

University Hospitals will open a treatment center for pregnant women addicted to opioids this fall in midtown Cleveland at the Rainbow Center for Women and Children.

Survivor of suicide attempt gets 'second chance' after historic facial transplant at Cleveland Clinic

Katie Stubblefield was 18-years-old when she tried to take her own life. She was instead left with severe facial trauma after the single bullet pierced through her mouth and exited between her eyebrows.

Boy contracts debilitating illness from mosquito; mother's warning goes viral

LoriAnne Surrett says she had never heard of ensephalitis, until a mosquito bite threatened her son's life.