• Editorials from around Ohio

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Toledo) Blade, July 27 Services such as Uber and Lyft, smart-phone applications that match riders with local drivers, often at prices far below those of taxis, help millions of Americans to...

  • Israel's Teva buys Allergan generic drug company for $40.5B

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it is purchasing Dublin-based Allergan PLC's generic pharmaceuticals business for $40.5 billion, in what Israeli analysts called the largest-ever acquisition by an Israeli company. Statements from both companies...

  • Colorado Springs groups work to lessen mental-health related 911 calls, better help those in need

    BY ELLIE MULDER ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    In one year, Colorado Springs police received 325 calls about just one woman - most made by neighbors and passersby who were concerned by her erratic and mentally unstable behavior. Something had to change. People like her inspired the creation of the city's Community Response...

  • No sign that issue of Planned Parenthood videos is fading

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two stealthily recorded videos show Planned Parenthood officials discussing how they provide aborted fetal organs for research. The videos have put the group and its Democratic allies on the defensive. It's unclear how long the political damage may last or whether...

  • Wristbands depicting ticks highlight risk of Lyme disease

    Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Catholic Medical Center is distributing color wristbands to help children learn how to avoid potentially dangerous ticks. Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas is proclaiming this week "Tick Awareness Week" in the city. He'll join hospital officials and...

  • Donation pays for new van to carry pediatric care team

    Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A gift from the Daniel Pitino Foundation has paid for a new vehicle that will carry a group of University of Louisville physicians around the state to treat children with heart problems. The nearly $57,000 gift paid for the new van, which will travel to eight...

  • The tips you need to navigate another year of packed lunches

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    There was a time when a lunch box was simply that, a box into which your parents packed your lunch. For many years they were metal and came emblazoned with your favorite cartoon or movie characters, as well as a matching thermos. By the '80s, metal was passe, making way for plastic....

  • Cardin to discuss health care innovation

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to discuss ways of meeting health care challenges with innovative care. Cardin will hold the discussion at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center on Monday in La Plata. After the discussion, he'll tour the medical...

  • Marshall hosts biomedical research symposium

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is hosting a symposium that will showcase research by undergraduate students across West Virginia. The 14th Annual West Virginia IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Summer Research Symposium will be held Monday at the Memorial Student...

  • Planned Parenthood official says no profit from fetal organs

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of Planned Parenthood said her organization's clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve fetal organs for medical research and that the organization's charges cover only the cost of transmission to researchers. Planned Parenthood has...

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