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Cleveland Clinic Gets $261M Gift from Sale of LORD Corp.

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Clinic has received the largest gift in its nearly 100-year history with a $261 million distribution from the Lord Foundation of Ohio. The distribution was made possible by the sale of LORD Corp., a privately held manufacturing company, to Parker Hannifin Corp. The sale has led to the distribution of more […]

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Clinic has received the largest gift in its nearly 100-year history with a $261 million distribution from the Lord Foundation of Ohio. The distribution was made possible by the sale of LORD Corp., a privately held manufacturing company, to Parker Hannifin Corp. The sale has led...

Google’s Health Care Ambitions Now Involve Patient Data

By RACHEL LERMAN AP Technology WriterSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google announced a partnership with a large U.S. healthcare system aimed at modernizing its information system and providing new tools for doctors, in the tech giant’s latest foray into the health industry. Announcement of its arrangement with the Catholic health care system Ascension followed a Wall […]

By RACHEL LERMAN AP Technology WriterSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google announced a partnership with a large U.S. healthcare system aimed at modernizing its information system and providing new tools for doctors, in the tech giant's latest foray into the health industry. Announcement of its arrangement with the Catholic health care...

Cholesterol Levels Dropping in US, but Many Still Need Care

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Some good health news: Americans’ cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say Monday’s report suggests a controversial change in recommendations for cholesterol treatment may be starting to pay off. “It is very heartening,” said Dr. Pankaj Arora of […]

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say Monday's report suggests a controversial change in recommendations for cholesterol treatment may be starting to pay off. "It is very heartening,"...

Mercy Opioid Officer to Discuss ‘Lessons Learned’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dr. Frank Beck, regional chief opioids officer for Mercy Health, will give a presentation Nov. 15 at Youngstown State University about what the health-care industry has learned in the wake of the opioid crisis. The presentation, “Lessons Learned: A decade of experience addressing the opioid crisis,” begins at 3 p.m. in Kilcawley […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dr. Frank Beck, regional chief opioids officer for Mercy Health, will give a presentation Nov. 15 at Youngstown State University about what the health-care industry has learned in the wake of the opioid crisis. The presentation, "Lessons Learned: A decade of experience addressing the opioid crisis," begins...

Ohio Counties to Be Part of $350M Federal Opioid Study

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Ohio communities will be part of a $350 million federal study analyzing drug intervention techniques and policies. Ten Ohio counties will be among the first wave of communities participating in the National Institutes of Health’s HEALing Communities Study, The Portsmouth Daily Times reported. About $66 million will be channeled for the […]

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Ohio communities will be part of a $350 million federal study analyzing drug intervention techniques and policies. Ten Ohio counties will be among the first wave of communities participating in the National Institutes of Health's HEALing Communities Study, The Portsmouth Daily Times reported. About $66 million...

White House Launches Website Aimed at Addiction Treatment

By ZEKE MILLER Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has unveiled a website aimed at helping millions of Americans with substance abuse issues learn about and locate treatment options. FindTreatment.gov is the latest development in the administration’s effort to address the nation’s opioid crisis. The White House said it believes the site, which went […]

By ZEKE MILLER Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has unveiled a website aimed at helping millions of Americans with substance abuse issues learn about and locate treatment options. FindTreatment.gov is the latest development in the administration's effort to address the nation's opioid crisis. The White House said it...

Blackburn Home Celebrates 85 Years of Serving Seniors

POLAND, Ohio – In the early 1900s, the late Sylvester Blackburn was looking for a place that would take care of his ailing mother. The local Coitsville farmer was the only caregiver of his mother, said Michelle Rudge, director of the Blackburn Home. In the 1900s, there weren’t any assisted...

Mercy Health-Youngstown Earns Gold Medal Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the third year in a row, Mercy Health-Youngstown’s internal medicine residency program was awarded with the 2019 Gold Medal Award. The Gold Medal Award, which was presented to Mercy by the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians, recognizes internal medicine resident physicians for their accomplishments in research. “We are […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the third year in a row, Mercy Health-Youngstown’s internal medicine residency program was awarded with the 2019 Gold Medal Award. The Gold Medal Award, which was presented to Mercy by the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians, recognizes internal medicine resident physicians for their...

For Some, Fathers are ‘Cautionary Tales’ About Health

By Jeff Grabmeier, Ohio State NewsCOLUMBUS, Ohio — Some adults see their mothers and fathers as still influencing their own health – but in very different ways, according to a new study. In interviews with 45 married couples, researchers found that mothers influenced their adult children’s health in the same way they had through life […]

By Jeff Grabmeier, Ohio State NewsCOLUMBUS, Ohio -- Some adults see their mothers and fathers as still influencing their own health – but in very different ways, according to a new study. In interviews with 45 married couples, researchers found that mothers influenced their adult children's health in the same...

Majority of Ohio Medical Marijuana Users Over 40

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Figures released by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy show that more than two-thirds of the state’s medical marijuana cardholders are over the age of 40. The data shows about 21% are between the ages of 40 and 49, another 21% are between 50 and 59 and roughly 20% are […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Figures released by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy show that more than two-thirds of the state's medical marijuana cardholders are over the age of 40. The data shows about 21% are between the ages of 40 and 49, another 21% are between 50 and...