Month: August 2016

News & Updates July 14, 2014

POLITICS  Judge Upholds Ohio’s Decision Ordering Martin Haskell’s Late-Term Abortion Biz Closed Today, a Hamilton County magistrate ruled to uphold the Ohio Health Department’s decision to close the Lebanon Road Surgery Center, Martin Haskell’s Sharonville abortion clinic, for failure to meet Ohio medical standards. 

Holzer hosts annual science awards

The Ironton Tribune Gallipolis . Holzer Clinic recently held its 26th annual High School Science Awards Banquet to honor outstanding science graduates from 28 area high schools.

Cardiac program revived

By Julie M. McKinnon, Toledo Blade The owner of Loma Linda and other local restaurants is so grateful for the life-saving heart transplant he received 11 years ago, that he and his wife are giving $1 million to help revive the program in Toledo.

Cancer leader meets with Congress to showcase success in research

The Lantern Dr. Sidney Miller, director of the Ohio State University Medical Center’s Burn Center, was elected president-elect of the American Burn Association at the organization’s annual meeting held recently. Miller will assume the presidency in 2010.

Shoulder Injuries In US High School Athletes Occur More Often In Boys

ScienceDaily Although shoulder injuries accounted for just 8 percent of all injuries sustained by high school athletes, shoulder injuries were relatively common in predominately male sports such as baseball (18 percent of all injuries), wrestling (18 percent) and football (12 percent). Moreover, boys experienced higher shoulder injury rates than girls, particularly in soccer and baseball/softball.

Blueberries might prohibit growth of blood-vessel tumor

By Eileen Scahill, The Lantern Researchers at The Ohio State University have shown that feeding a blueberry extract to mice with tumors that are primarily found in infants and children will decrease tumor size and increase survival.