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The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Max:

Amoxicillin in short supply at Columbus-area pharmacies; shortage may ease in December

Pharmacists in the Columbus area are dealing with an ongoing shortage of the common antibiotic amoxicillin. Supply may rebound in December, they said. → Read More

Construction paused on portion of new Ohio State hospital tower after cracks found

Ohio State has temporarily halted some work on its upcoming $1.79 billion hospital tower after some issues with concrete were discovered Monday morning. → Read More

Looking for a COVID or flu shot before your holiday gathering? Here's how to find one now

As the holidays arrive, so too will more widespread COVID and flu. Various clinics and pharmacies throughout Columbus offer shots for both. → Read More

Columbus measles outbreak swells to 24 cases as 9 kids are hospitalized

The measles is considered a vaccine-preventable disease. But, it can cause serious complications in young children. → Read More

Columbus measles outbreak grows to 15 cases

Columbus Public Health is investigating a growing measles outbreak among children. All local kids diagnosed with the measles were unvaccinated. → Read More

Measles outbreak reported at Columbus-area child care facility

Public health departments are investigating a measles outbreak. Four unvaccinated children fell ill with the measles. → Read More

Man killed in early-morning shooting in Clinton Township

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Saturday morning on Radnor Avenue in Clinton Township that left one man dead. → Read More

Under the weather? Here's what you should grab at the pharmacy this cold and flu season

Patients have dozens of cold and flu medicines to choose from. Experts explain which ones work best and what treatments to avoid altogether. → Read More

In Columbus stop, Surgeon General declares youth mental health 'defining challenge' for US

The U.S. Surgeon General visited Nationwide Children's Hospital, Otterbein and Ohio State Tuesday in a push for improved youth mental health care. → Read More

Flu season returns: Ohio doctors on what to expect this flu season, when to get shots

October marks the start of flu season. Here's what Columbus-area doctors say you need to know to prepare for it, including getting a vaccine. → Read More

Columbus doctors answer 3 major questions about new COVID boosters

Two new COVID booster shots are available to the public. Here's what Columbus doctors think you should know about them. → Read More

Mental health isn't an exception in Ohio's heartbeat abortion law. Should it be?

Doctors say that more childhood abortions stories are likely to make news in the coming months as Ohio and other states restrict the procedure. → Read More

OhioHealth to eliminate 637 jobs in its biggest layoff ever

Ohio Health will cut 637 jobs in coming months, a move that the healthcare operator says is meant to improve services to patients. → Read More

Monkeypox in Ohio: Here's what you need to know about the virus

Here's what Ohioans need to know about monkeypox and how to identify it. → Read More

Case of monkeypox detected in Columbus-area man

Columbus Public Health is investigating a case of monkeypox detected in a Columbus-area man. The man's case is Ohio's second infection this year. → Read More

How to get a COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5 in the Columbus area

The FDA has approved COVID vaccines for children under the age of 5. Here are three places in the Columbus area where you can get them. → Read More

LISTEN: Interview with Dr. Joe Gastaldo on COVID, monkeypox and more

The Dispatch checked in with Dr. Joe Gastaldo for a podcast on the state of COVID and concerns about monkeypox. → Read More

The Columbus Dispatch names Edwina Blackwell Clark as next executive editor

For the first time in its nearly 151-year history, The Columbus Dispatch will be led by a woman and person of color. → Read More

Capital University restarts mask mandate after COVID-19 rise on campus

Capital University sees rise in COVID cases and asks students and faculty to wear masks again. → Read More

COVID rising in Ohio: What you need to know about the state of the pandemic

COVID-19 cases are up more than 50% from three weeks ago in Ohio. Here's what Ohioans need to know for the next wave of the virus. → Read More