Tag: Ohio

The Democratic Establishment Is Going All Out To Beat Nina Turner

Moderate Democratic groups, donors and even some Republicans are flooding Ohio’s 11th Congressional District with millions of dollars in a bid to elect Shontel Brown...

Lottery Incentives Don’t Increase COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Lottery-based incentives such as cash and prizes don’t appear to increase...

Big Bucks and Savings: Vaccine Incentives Multiply

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 vaccination rates slow in the US, companies and states...

Illinois officer, suspect dead after exchange of gunfire

A central Illinois police chief says an officer has died after being shot by a suspect in a domestic disturbance who also was killed in...

Ohio Vaccine Lottery Shows Some Incentives May Work

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For some residents of Ohio, the prospect of winning $1 million...

Columbus, Ohio, shooting: Police officer shot and killed a Black teenage girl holding a knife, police say and bodycam video shows

“We don’t yet have all of the facts but we do know that a 16-year-old girl, a child of this community, tragically died last night,”...

Disgraced Doctor Surrenders License After OSU Sex Abuse Scandal

Ted W. Grace, MD, a doctor implicated in the Ohio State University sex abuse scandal dating back decades, has surrendered his license to practice medicine...

Med Student Uses GameStop Stock Profits to Help Community

A second-year medical student who quadrupled his investment during the frenzy involving GameStop stock in January used some of the profits to help a children’s...

A Case of an Underdiagnosed Condition?

A 46-year-old North Carolina man, who was pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving, vehemently denied consuming alcohol. When he refused to take a breathalyzer...

After COVID Infection, Antibodies Highly Protective for Months

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. After infection with SARS-CoV-2, antibodies protect most healthcare workers from reinfection...

Limited Supply and Uncertain Distribution as Vaccine Rolls Out

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. High stakes and big challenges await as the U.S. prepares to...

US Sets Another COVID Record, Hospitals Scramble

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Governors are toughening face mask rules and other restrictions as the...

Opposing Views for Withdrawal of Approval of Preterm Drug

The Oct. 5, 2020 move by the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) suggesting the withdrawal of the approval of...

Fewer Seizures, Increased Thrombocytopenia Risk

Two recently completed analyses of highly purified cannabidiol (CBD) used to reduce seizures in Lennox Gastaut syndrome (LGS) have shown the formulation as an add-on...

Cleveland Hospitals’ Private Police Comes Under Scrutiny

Two City Council members, a municipal court judge and the NAACP are calling for tougher supervision of private police forces that disproportionately arrest Black people...

Kids Missing Critical Windows for Lead Testing Due to Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. CLEVELAND — Families skipping or delaying pediatric appointments for their young...

Resident Who Sent Anti-Semitic Tweets Barred From Medicine

A first-year resident who was fired in 2018 from the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio after her anti-Semitic tweets were discovered has now permanently lost her...

US News Releases Latest Top Hospitals List, Adds COVID Heroes

For the fifth consecutive year, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, claimed the number one spot in the annual honor roll of best hospitals, published...

Social Distancing Flattened the Curve, Studies Show

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. When it comes to COVID-19, studies show that social distancing flattened...

Georgia tests boundaries of life post-pandemic with ‘risky’ reopening

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A handful of mostly southern U.S. states will begin loosening economic restrictions this week in the midst of a still virulent pandemic,...

No Recommendations for COVID-19 Treatment for Now

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 14, 2020 –There is currently insufficient evidence to recommend any particular medication for treatment of...

Worry, Anxiety Tied to Increased Inflammation

Worry and anxiety are strongly linked to fluctuations in levels of inflammatory markers, which can compromise the immune system, potentially leaving individuals at increased risk...

Medical Meetings May Be Forever Changed

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — As most 2020 medical conferences have, one by one, been canceled or rescheduled...