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WLWT: Hospital systems working through multiple viruses spiking

December 2, 2022

Hospitals in the Cincinnati area are dealing with what some are calling a 'tripledemic' of RSV, COVID-19 and the flu. WLWT reported that according to the Health Collaborative, COVID-19 hospitalizations across Ohio counties in greater Cincinnati are at 176 patients. That's 41 more than Friday. About 180 people are hospitalized with the flu. It's a major spike from the week before. One of the experts cited by WLWT is Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine.

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UC research seeks to protect athletes from brain injuries

December 1, 2022

Former football players worry about the effects of concussions suffered during their playing careers and hope research from the University of Cincinnati will help them and future generations avoid the worst consequences of brain injuries. UC’s Office of Research hosted a panel discussion in the Flashpoint Series, “Brain Injuries in Sports: How we can help our athletes,” which addressed the effects of brain injuries and how research aims to develop solutions to protect athletes.

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Forbes: More immigrants, fewer drug-related deaths

November 30, 2022

A new study, led by the University of Cincinnati, finds that immigration is not related to increased drug overdose deaths in the United States. The study, published in the journal Criminology, examined county-level data from 2000 to 2015 in the U.S. to analyze the relationships between immigration and deaths from drug overdoses and homicides.

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WLWT: Hospital systems working through multiple viruses spiking

December 2, 2022

Hospitals in the Cincinnati area are dealing with what some are calling a 'tripledemic' of RSV, COVID-19 and the flu. WLWT reported that according to the Health Collaborative, COVID-19 hospitalizations across Ohio counties in greater Cincinnati are at 176 patients. That's 41 more than Friday. About 180 people are hospitalized with the flu. It's a major spike from the week before. One of the experts cited by WLWT is Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine.

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UC research seeks to protect athletes from brain injuries

December 1, 2022

Former football players worry about the effects of concussions suffered during their playing careers and hope research from the University of Cincinnati will help them and future generations avoid the worst consequences of brain injuries. UC’s Office of Research hosted a panel discussion in the Flashpoint Series, “Brain Injuries in Sports: How we can help our athletes,” which addressed the effects of brain injuries and how research aims to develop solutions to protect athletes.

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Forbes: More immigrants, fewer drug-related deaths

November 30, 2022

A new study, led by the University of Cincinnati, finds that immigration is not related to increased drug overdose deaths in the United States. The study, published in the journal Criminology, examined county-level data from 2000 to 2015 in the U.S. to analyze the relationships between immigration and deaths from drug overdoses and homicides.

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Victoria Morgan encourages Cincinnatians to stay healthy and...

November 29, 2022

You may know Victoria Morgan as the recently retired Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Ballet, but now she has a new goal: helping Cincinnatians stay healthy and active as they age. The Osher Center for Integrative Health at the University of Cincinnati hosted a Movement as Medicine Event on November 3, 2022 at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute featuring Victoria’s VM workout.

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Everyday Health: Does chest pain always mean a heart attack?

November 28, 2022

The American Heart Association (AHA) says that chest pain accounts for more than 6.5 million emergency room visits each year in the United States, plus nearly 4 million outpatient visits. While not all episodes of chest discomfort turn out to be life-threatening, chest pain is the most common symptom of a heart attack in adults of all ages, so it needs to be taken seriously. In a story posted by Everyday Health, Richard Becker, MD, of the UC College of Medicine is one of the experts quoted.

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UC research examines workplace stress in the aftermath of the...

November 28, 2022

A new study from the University of Cincinnati examined the impact of workplace stress and provided insights for organizations to explore ways to reduce workplace stress for a better and healthier working environment. The study had two parts: a survey in which respondents described their experiences of workplace stress during the COVID-19 pandemic and a quantitative study using saliva cortisol as a biomarker of stress along with a stress diary to find out where and when workplace stress commonly occurred.

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55KRC highlights Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November 21, 2022

The University of Cincinnati Cancer Center's Davendra Sohal joined 55KRC's Simply Medicine program to discuss pancreatic cancer clinical trial options and screening during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

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Spectrum News: Thanksgiving travel brings health risks

November 21, 2022

The Thanksgiving holiday brings with it plenty of travel. Spectrum News posted a story about staying healthy while traveling, featuring comments from Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine.

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Taking a bite out of diabetes and hypertension

November 17, 2022

According to a report in early 2022 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 37 million people in the United States have diabetes, which is more than 11% of the population. Diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in the United States in 2017 based on the death certificates in which diabetes was listed as the underlying cause of death. A newly launched University of Cincinnati partnership is aiming to put a dent in those numbers in Greater Cincinnati.

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