The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
The state says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012 as it released the newest available figures for a problem that’s been called an epidemic and public health crisis.
Columbus health officials say they’ve confirmed 2 cases of mumps at Columbus State Community College as an outbreak of the illness continues.
Local health agencies in the area say that those infected by the viral illness range in age from 9 months to 70 years. They include 89 Ohio State students.
Five more cases of mumps are confirmed in the outbreak of the viral infection at Ohio State University, bringing the total to 37.
State lawmakers have approved a ban on electronic cigarettes for Ohio minors, but not without the objection of many Democrats, who say the ban doesn’t go far enough.
The National Health Interview Surveys, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, say 23.3 percent of Ohio residents still smoked in 2012, a rate that was just 5.4 percent lower than it was in 1984, the first year Ohio tracked smoking numbers.
Visit the doctor and someone will almost certainly take your temperature, blood pressure and weight. All it takes is a thermometer, arm cuff and a scale. Patients have a pretty good idea what the readings mean. But the tools to measure fat are much more diverse – and each has its drawbacks.
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe â€“vs- Wade ruling by the U. S. Supreme Court. And ever since that decision that allows legal abortion in the first trimester, groups opposing abortion have been slowly chipping away at it. What does the future hold for Ohio’s abortion laws?
Most people want to do good work, but sometimes â€œgoodâ€ isnâ€™t â€œgood enough.â€ No one knows that better than perfectionists. Their uncompromising drive can lead to great achievement, but also brings a certain kind of misery.
The Marion Pain Clinic declined comment, while Marion’s BKC Pain Specialists, Cincinnati Pain Management, and Dublin-based Ortho-Spine Rehab Center say no patients have shown signs of meningitis.