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Understanding COPD and Its Effects on the Lungs

Ohio ranks as one of the top 13 states with the highest rates of COPD.

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As Tobacco Use Rises, Cleveland Debates New Battle Plan

Cleveland City Council began debating three resolutions to limit tobacco sales and use.

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Buying Insulin? No Prescription Necessary

Despite safety concerns, older insulins are available over-the-counter in most states, including Ohio.

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Be Well: Diabetes Education Considered Critical,Ohio Lacks Coverage Rules

While most states require insurers to cover education for those with diabetes, Ohio doesn't.

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MetroHealth's Boutros Prepared For County's Proposed Budget Cut

MetroHealth CEO Dr. Akram Boutros eyes new hospital campus, says proposed construction budget ready by December.

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Be Well: Cleveland's Legacy Of Lead Poisoning

ideastream's Sarah Jane Tribble talks with The Plain Dealer reporters about their "Toxic Neglect" series.

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Emotions Rise Over Trauma Center As UH Plans December Opening

In debate over new trauma center, two opposing ideals at odds.

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Tuesday Be Well: Asthma in the Puerto Rican Community

Puerto Ricans have higher rates of asthma than any other ethnic or racial group. Producer Kay Colby explains.

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"Interrupters" Needed to Address Gun Violence

Officials gathered to talk about treating gun violence through a public health approach.

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Be Well: A Closer Look At Rising Drug Prices

The Plain Dealer's Casey Ross talks with ideastream's Sarah Jane Tribble about prescription drug prices.

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