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Ohio students create solutions to ending heart disease in STEM challenge

Posted by Courtney Yuen on May 14, 2018

COLUMBUS (WCMH) - Ohio students are helping end heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in the U.S.

Kids from all around the state participated in the Ohio STEM Learning Network's "Ohio Heart Health Design Challenge". 100 students came to the event at Battelle, representing 2,800 students who participated in the challenge.

Students in 1st grade, all the way up to high school age participated. 19 schools from across the state presented their ideas and solutions to Battelle scientists, the American Heart Association, the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Secretary of State on Tuesday.

"We want to help people stay healthy," said 1st grader Lily England. 

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