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Study: Ibuprofen May Make Old Lungs Look Young

Lab tests show daily ibuprofen lowers lung inflammation in elderly mice

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – A common drug you may already have in your medicine cabinet is showing potential in possibly helping to reduce inflammation in our lungs as we age.  Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center gave a daily dose of ibuprofen to older mice in lab tests, and after just two weeks saw a dramatic drop of inflammation in their lungs and a boost in their response to infection.

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Food Banks, Families Desperate For Milk

THE GREAT AMERICAN MILK DRIVE MAKES AN IMPACT BY PROVIDING NUTRIENT-RICH MILK TO AMERICA’S FOOD BANKS 

COLUMBUS, OH – From coast to coast, thousands of families in need have benefited from milk donations to The Great American Milk Drive, the first-ever nationwide program to deliver highly desired and nutrient-rich gallons of milk to hungry families who need it.

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New Trend In Medicine: Emergency Cancer Care

Take a look inside the nation’s first fully integrated cancer emergency department

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) September 2014 – With a unique focus on cancer patients, the first emergency department of its kind in the U.S. has opened its doors at The Ohio State University and is ushering in a new trend in personalized health care.  The new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute is the first to have a cancer-specific emergency department integrated with a regular E.D.

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Tourists Come For The Sun, Stay For The Surgery

Doctors at UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health consult patients from dozens of states as more prove willing to travel for medical care

Orlando, Fla (September 2014) - The first time Amy Caterina came to Orlando, Florida from her home in San Diego, she did what most tourists do; she took her son to Disney World, drove east to check out the beach and watched a rocket launch at Cape Canaveral.

She also made time to visit a team of plastic surgeons at UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health.  “I read online about a procedure they are doing for lymphedema patients and I was hoping they could help me,” she said.  “Turns out everything fell into place, so, four months later I came back.”

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First-of-a-Kind Surgery In U-S For Severe Headaches

Doctors test device designed to “turn off” cluster headaches

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) August 2014 – For the first time in the United States doctors have surgically inserted a small neurostimulator behind the cheekbone of a patient in an attempt to treat cluster headaches, which are more rare and more painful than migraines.  Paul Alterio, a 39-year old father of two from Lexington, Ohio underwent the procedure at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

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