The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
Inmates on Ohio’s death row will have less contact with other inmates and visitors, more inspections of their property, and tighter rules on their medications.
Franklin County Commissioners tout the county prescription drug discount card that has saved local residents close to $1 million. WOSU reports even people with private insurance can benefit from it.
A researcher at the Wright State University School of Medicine says a new report finds a significant increase in the abuse of prescription medications in central Ohio.
The Franklin County agency that serves substance abusers and the mentally ill is suing State government. At issue is the how the state distributes funding to Franklin County’s Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board, or ADAMH.
A Belize man involved in a drug run from Mexico to Columbus was sentenced in Federal Court today. The man and his two brothers recruited young people from the area to smuggle cocaine and marijuana in oversized sneakers.
Ohio is receiving more than 15 million dollars from a major drug company.
The case of a traveler with XDR tuberculosis recently served as a reminder of the urgent need for better diagnosis, management and treatment for infectious disease.
A treatment for colon cancer has undergone criticism lately for its prohibitive costs. The drug is up for FDA approval to treat two new cancers, which means more access to state-of-the-art medicine, and also more financial problems for cancer patients.