Stories for May 2014

Wednesday, May 28

Celebrating the Great Outdoors

Sidney, Ohio – May 13, 2014 – Everything, or at least most things, are always better outside, right?


Presentation made during annual safety awareness event

Orangutans received cardiac ultrasounds at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

A visiting cardiologist from Michigan and a team of representatives from the Detroit Zoo helped Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Zoological Programs staff perform cardiac ultrasounds and other health checks on two of the Zoo's Bornean orangutans today.

Ohio Grape and Wine Industry Contributes Millions to State’s Economy

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (May 27, 2014) –The Ohio wine and grape industry today released its 2012 Economic Impact report, which finds that Ohio’s grape and wine industry has a significant impact of $786 million on the state’s economy, a 34 percent increase from the 2008 economic study released in 2010.

Tuesday, May 27

Ohio launches network of care for PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT & WELLNESS

Columbus, Ohio, May 21, 2014 – Tuesday, Ohio launched an innovative, local-delivery public health dashboard to enhance health decision-making. This will help provide community stakeholders, providers, payers, families and individuals with key public health data and resources in an easy-to-read format.

OHIO EMA WORKS WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES AS RECOVERY CONTINUES AFTER STORMS COLUMBUS–As residents across Ohio continue to recover from damage and flooding caused by last week’s severe storms, fiel

COLUMBUS–As residents across Ohio continue to recover from damage and flooding caused by last week’s severe storms, field staff from the Ohio Emergency Management Agency are assisting county EMAs in assessing the damage.

Ohio Unsolved Homicides: Ronald Pohl

(POMEROY, Ohio) -- As part of his Ohio Unsolved Homicides Initiative, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for information regarding the shooting death of a Dayton man that happened 22 years ago.

Attorney General DeWine Releases Annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report

More than 450 Individuals Are Currently Listed as Missing in Ohio

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- In advance of National Missing Children's Day on Sunday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today released the 2013 Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report, which documents that 18,599 children were reported missing in Ohio in 2013.

Wednesday, May 7

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Good and Bad News in the Diabetes Fight

Even as the epidemic skyrockets, the rate of diabetes-related complications drops

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Blood Sugar Swings—Handled!

Staying away from the wrong foods can help folks with type 2 diabetes gain better blood sugar control.