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.
Police say a woman is in critical condition after being shot in the head while aboard a COTA bus near downtown.
Flu shots will arrive earlier than expected. The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention began shipment two weeks ago.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has some new recommendations for parents of young children. While attending a health conference in Columbus, Center Deputy Director Doctor Melinda Wharton says too many pre-schoolers have been showing up in emergency rooms and clinics with serious flu symptons.
The state is now helping local health officials get ready for another flu season. The Ohio Department of Health says it has begun shipping tens thousands of doses of flu vaccine to local health departments, so they can provide shots to those most at risk of getting sick.