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Ohio Governor Signs Technology Bill Supporting Individuals with Disabilities.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Smart wheelchairs, speakers that can turn on lights and other technology will be considered as part of care plans for Ohioans with developmental disabilities under an executive order signed Thursday by Gov. John Kasich. Kasich signed the…

Agency Recognizes Long Time Departing Board Member

The agency recently recognized Marianne Miller for her 23 years of service.  Marianne has retired from her faculty position at Virginia Commonwealth University and is moving.   Her leadership, commitment and sense of humor will be sorely missed.   Marianne has held…

CDC Warns Public About Hotel Pools

(CNN) Hotels set the stage for nearly a third of all disease outbreaks in the United States linked to chlorinated or treated water — such as pools and hot tubs — between 2000 and 2014, according to a new government…

Obamacare’s Calorie Count Rules To Go Into Effect

CNN: President Donald Trump has found one part of the federal health law palatable: He’s allowing Obamacare rules that require chain restaurants to post calorie counts to go into effect Monday. The rules, which are among the final pieces of…

China’s Fertility Problem

Beijing (CNN) Xi Xiaoxin, 35, never thought that she would have trouble conceiving three years ago. Back then, all she wanted was to enjoy traveling the world with her husband, whom she married in 2012. But when she came around…

New Treatment Improves Survival Time in Cancer Patients.

(CNN) Combining an immunotherapy drug with chemotherapy nearly doubled the survival time of some lung cancer patients compared to patients treated with chemotherapy alone, new research published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine showed. The study results apply…

Man Who Ate World’s Hottest Chili is Hospitalized With Excruciating Headaches

A man bit off more than he could chew when he tackled the world’s hottest chili, the so-called “Carolina Reaper,” and was left with excruciating headaches. In the first ever recorded such case, the next few days after eating the…

Marathon Bomb Survivors Inspire Medical Advances

In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs, in part because of lessons learned from the victims and research dollars made available as a result of the attack….