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2 hrs ago |

Student aide may have brought mumps to Ohio State child care center

The outbreak of mumps at Ohio State has taken a serious turn. WBNS reported on April 24 that Ohio State University has notified parents in its child care program that a student aide has been diagnosed with suspected mumps .


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Ohio, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Northwestern University

4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Jury finds man guilty in 2013 homicide

A Franklin County jury has returned a guilty verdict against a 27-year-old man in a fatal shooting that was Columbus' first homicide of last year.


Related Topix: Franklin County, OH

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Berger Health takes 1st steps toward partnership with larger hospital system

Berger Health CEO Tim Colburn: "Our action today is different from years past because we've had consistent input from providers and community leaders about our business well before this process was ever contemplated."


Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Lancaster, OH

12 hrs ago |

Jim Tressel is also a candidate for president at Youngstown State University

Youngstown State University has narrowed its list of presidential candidates from 37 to six, and Jim Tressel is on the list.


Related Topix: Youngstown State University, University of Akron, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

16 hrs ago | Crain's Cleveland Business

Terri Pope named president of Cuyahoga Community College's Westshore Campus

Pope, a longtime Tri-C employee, has served in the role in an interim capacity since October.


Related Topix: Case Western Reserve University

20 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Winter slashes Ohio's bee population

Barry Conrad, who maintains 76 honeybee hives in Canal Winchester, says the bitter winter was a factor in huge losses of hives in Ohio, but he blames pesticides as the main killer.


Related Topix: Ohio, Canal Winchester, OH, Agriculture, Science, Apiculture, Entomology

Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

Adults may be wise to get mumps shot

If you're a child of the 1960s, '70s or '80s, there's a decent chance you aren't fully immunized against mumps, and unless your mom and dad kept meticulous records, it probably makes sense to think about a shot, health officials say.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Vaccinations, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Pediatrics

Wed Apr 23, 2014

What's New on Olentangy's Web Site

Buckeyes Share Important Message at WCES

Members of The Ohio State University football team, including former WCES student and Olentangy High School graduate Joshua Perry, stopped by to speak to students.


PhysOrg Weblog

Stem cells in circulating blood affect cardiovascular health, study finds

New research suggests that attempts to isolate an elusive adult stem cell from blood to understand and potentially improve cardiovascular health - a task considered possible but very difficult - might not be necessary.


Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Medicine, Hypertension, Health

WTVN-AM Columbus

Revisiting the 1964 World's Fair 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago today, 51 million people visited the 1964 World's Fair and got a glimpse of the innovations that were taking place from companies such as Disney, Ford, IBM, and more! "Corby", as most people seem to refer to John, was Ohio born and bred.


Related Topix: Hocking County, OH, Hybrid, SUV, Dodge Durango, Dodge


This Is Amazon's Real Achilles Heel

Online sales taxes are discouraging people from shopping on Amazon, according to a new study by researchers at Ohio State University.


Agri Marketing

Hoard's Dairyman Announces Its Next Webinar

Bill Weiss, The Ohio State University, will present "Update on mineral nutrition of dairy cows" at noon on Monday, May 12 during the free monthly Hoard's Dairyman webinar.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

La Prensa

Coalition marches on Wendy's HQ for farmworker justice,

Columbus, April 14, 2014: An estimated 800 people participated in a two-mile march to the suburban Columbus corporate headquarters of the Wendy's fast food restaurant chain last month, demanding that the corporate CEO sign an agreement promising better wages and working conditions for migrant farm workers.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Ohio

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Marion Star

Students paint the town green for Earth Day

During the day, high school students picked up litter; old latex paint, TVs and electronics were collected for recycling; document shredding was provided; the Eco-Art Show was held in the Alber Student Center; and a panel discussion on environmental issues was held in Morrill Hall.


Related Topix: Marion, OH, Education Etc.

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Health agencies try to counter Ohio mumps outbreak

Health agencies trying to stem a large and growing mumps outbreak are advising college, school and even day care leaders to make sure central Ohio students are immunized and to separate them from those who haven't been vaccinated and those who are infected.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Ohio, Vaccinations

Science Daily

Online retailers have clear advantage by not collecting sales tax

Two independent studies use two very different approaches to reach the same conclusion: some online retailers really do have an advantage over traditional brick-and-mortar stores.


Business Journal

Study shows Amazon tax collection hurts sales

The first large scale study of the impact of adding sales tax to purchases shows that the added tax results in a decline of online purchases.


The BIG One

Stepping up the mumps battle at OSU

Ohio State University has started a campaign to vaccinate more students and employees against mumps as an outbreak continues to spread.


Related Topix: Mumps, Health

Binghamton University Pipe Dream

All together now

As graduation swiftly approaches, our seniors are inundated with an outpouring of advice for the future.


Related Topix: University of Virginia, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Advocate

Ohio State University-Newark celebrates 2014 graduating class

Jill Goddard started her college degree in 1984. It took 30 years, but on Monday, she finally finished.


Related Topix: Newark, OH