Wellness Wednesday: Reynoldsburg man first in nation to receive new drug to treat multiple sclerosis

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Earlier this month, Dante Crumbley, of Reynoldsburg, became the first person in the U.S. to receive a new drug meant to ease the symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

There is no known cure for MS, a neurological condition that affects nearly 1 million people in the U.S., and symptoms can vary widely.

MS is neither contagious, nor inherited, but age, gender, genetics and ethnic background can play a role in who will be diagnosed with the condition.

We hear from Crumbley and his doctor.

Five thousand overdose deaths a year are reported in Ohio. State lawmakers took steps last year to make the overdose-reversing nasal spray naloxone more widely available. The law goes into effect April 6.

Last week, two panels of experts advised the Food and Drug Administration to approve a plan to make Narcan available over the counter.

Dark chocolate is supposed to be the good-for-you candy, right? Well, it turns out that in addition to healthy antioxidants, unhealthy elements, namely lead and cadmium, may be lurking in many popular dark chocolate brands.

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