Tuesday - May 21, 2019
Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday March 10, 2019 ( 37 items )  

A New Way to Map Cell Regulatory Networks
CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 7 -- The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center issued the following news release, dated March 5: * * * - Tool reduces material needed to ID transcription factors regulating gene expression * * * A new mathematical method developed by researchers at Cincinnati Children's and New York University may soon make it much easier to conduct more of the complex data analysis needed to drive advances in the exploding field of personalized medicine. Proof-of-principle r  more

AFJ: Anti-Voting Rights Murphy Confirmed on Selma Anniversary
WASHINGTON, March 7 -- The Alliance for Justice issued the following statement: Following today's Senate vote to confirm Eric Murphy to a seat on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, AFJ President Nan Aron released the following statement: "It is very unfortunate that on this anniversary of a seminal event in the civil rights movement, Selma's Bloody Sunday, the Senate has voted to confirm an individual who has led efforts to curtail voting rights in his home state of Ohio. "Eric Murphy is the  more

Alzheimer's Association Schedules April 18 Caregiver Education Training
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 7 -- The Alzheimer's Association has announced the following event: April 19, 2019 - Caregiver Education Training at Caroll Couty District Library-Carrollton, 70 2nd St. NE, Carrollton, Ohio 44615. Excerpts of the organization's announcement on the event states: The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Education Training is a FREE program for caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. Please join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's and d  more

Alzheimer's Association Schedules April 26 Caregiver Education Training
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 7 -- The Alzheimer's Association has announced the following event: April 26, 2019 - Caregiver Education Training at Brunswick Library, Brunswick Public Library, 3649 Center Rd., Brunswick, Ohio 44212. Excerpts of the organization's announcement on the event states: The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Education Training is a FREE program for caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. Please join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's a  more

Alzheimer's Association Schedules April 5 Caregiver Education Training
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 7 -- The Alzheimer's Association has announced the following event: April 5, 2019 - Caregiver Education Training at Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Warren-Trumbull Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, Ohio 44483. Excerpts of the organization's announcement on the event states: The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Education Training is a FREE program for caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. Please join us to learn about the imp  more

Alzheimer's Association Schedules June 18 Dementia Care Training
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 8 -- The Alzheimer's Association has announced the following event: June 18, 2019 - Dementia Care Training, Alzheimer's Association Cleveland Area Chapter, 23215 Commerce Park Ste 300, Beachwood, Ohio 44122. Excerpts of the organization's announcement on the event states: Dementia Care Training is a FREE program for both family and professional caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. This program provides an overview of Alzheimer's disease  more

Alzheimer's Association Schedules June 4 Caregiver Education Training
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 8 -- The Alzheimer's Association has announced the following event: June 7, 2019 - Caregiver Education Training at Columbiana Public Library, 332 N Middle St., Columbiana, Ohio 44408. Excerpts of the organization's announcement on the event states: The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Education Training is a FREE program for caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. Please join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's and dementia, disea  more

Alzheimer's Association Schedules March 22 Caregiver Training
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 6 -- The Alzheimer's Association has announced the following event: March 22, 2019 - Caregiver Education Training at Dover Public Library, Dover Public Lbrary, 525 N Walnut St., Dover, Ohio 44622. Excerpts of the organization's announcement on the event states: The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Education Training is a FREE program for caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. Please join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's and de  more

Alzheimer's Association Schedules May 17 Caregiver Education Training
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 8 -- The Alzheimer's Association has announced the following event: May 17, 2019 - Caregiver Education Training at Boardman Park- Georgeanna Parker Activity Center, Boardman Park, 375 Boardman Poland Rd., Youngstown, Ohio 44512. Excerpts of the organization's announcement on the event states: The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Education Training is a FREE program for caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. Please join us to learn about   more

Alzheimer's Association Schedules May 21 Dementia Care Training
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 8 -- The Alzheimer's Association has announced the following event: May 21, 2019 - Dementia Care Training, Chardon Library, 110 E Park St., Chardon, Ohio 44024. Excerpts of the organization's announcement on the event states: Dementia Care Training is a FREE program for both family and professional caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. This program provides an overview of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, teaches effective commu  more

Alzheimer's Association Schedules May 3 Caregiver Education Training
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 8 -- The Alzheimer's Association has announced the following event: May 3, 2019 - Caregiver Education Training at Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad St., Wadsworth, Ohio 44281. Excerpts of the organization's announcement on the event states: The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Education Training is a FREE program for caregivers who provide care to those with dementia-related diseases. Please join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's and dementia, disease sta  more

American Association for Cancer Research Schedules April 29-30 Head, Neck Cancer Conference
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, March 5 -- The American Association for Cancer Research has announced the following event: April 29-30, 2019 - AACR-AHNS Head and Neck Cancer Conference: Optimizing Survival and Quality of Life through Basic, Clinical and Translational, Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Austin, Texas Research. Conference Co-chairs: * Christine H. Chung, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida * Robert L. Ferris, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hillman Cancer Center, Pitt  more

Battelle Shares Expertise on the Front Lines in the Fight Against Ebola in Africa
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 4 -- Battelle, a nonprofit research and development organization, issued the following news release: While Ebola might not be in the news at the level it was in 2014, it is still a significant health issue in Africa. In fact, the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history is actively ongoing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo now. Battelle continues to support the fight against the disease by providing training in-country. Recently, two Battelle employees traveled to  more

Brossart Pharmacy Compounding and Medical Equipment Earns NCPA Innovation Center Excellence Award
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, March 6 -- The National Community Pharmacists Association issued the following news release: Brossart Pharmacy Compounding and Medical Equipment in Cleves, Ohio has earned the National Community Pharmacists Association's NICE Award (NCPA Innovation Center Excellence) for Best Marketing Promotion. This is the second year of the NICE Awards competition, which was created to recognize pharmacies for their efforts to enhance their value, promote their services, and better serv  more

Brossart Pharmacy Compounding and Medical Equipment Earns NCPA Innovation Center Excellence Award
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, March 6 -- The National Community Pharmacists Association issued the following news release: Brossart Pharmacy Compounding and Medical Equipment in Cleves, Ohio has earned the National Community Pharmacists Association's NICE Award (NCPA Innovation Center Excellence) for Best Marketing Promotion. This is the second year of the NICE Awards competition, which was created to recognize pharmacies for their efforts to enhance their value, promote their services, and better serv  more

Cleveland Clinic Names Bartolome Burguera, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Its Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 6 -- The Cleveland Clinic issued the following news release: Cleveland Clinic announced the appointment of Bartolome Burguera, M.D., Ph.D., as chair of its Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute. In this role, Dr. Burguera will oversee more than 130 employees, including 40 staff physicians, located on the main campus and throughout the Cleveland Clinic enterprise. The institute is dedicated to medical and surgical conditions of the endocrine system, including diabetes, t  more

Harlow Named Farm Bureau Organization Director
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 5 -- The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation issued the following news release: Ivory Harlow of Chillicothe has been named organization director for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and will serve members in Fairfield, Hocking, Pickaway and Ross counties. She will work with the county Farm Bureaus to address issues important to members and their communities. Harlow previously was a program specialist with the Center for Cooperatives at Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricult  more

Journal of School Health Issues 9 Research Articles in April 2019 Edition
CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 8 -- The Journal of School Health, a peer-reviewed journal from the American School Health Association that says it features health and well-being of school-aged youth, published nine research articles on the following topics in its April 2019 edition: * Educators' Perspectives of Collaboration With Pediatricians to Support Low-Income Children * Effect of Sociodemographics, Health-Related Problems, and Family Structure on Chronic Absenteeism Among Children * Mentoring,  more

Journal of the American Ceramic Society Issues 69 Research Articles in May 2019 Edition
WESTERVILLE, Ohio, March 4 -- The Journal of the American Ceramic Society, which focuses research that diverse segments of ceramic science, published 69 research articles on the following topics in its May 2019 edition: * A statistical model for the failure of glass plates due to nickel sulfide inclusions * Absence of ferromagnetism in ferroelectric Mn-doped BaTiO3 nanofibers * Bandwidth controlled metal-insulator transition in Au-VO2 nanocomposite thin films * Building submicron crystalline  more

Kasich: Climate Change Is a Danger to Our Economy and Our Future
NEW YORK, Feb. 28 -- The Environmental Defense Fund issued the following statement by President Fred Krupp on remarks by Ex-Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio: "John Kasich is right that climate change is a danger to our economy and our kids' future. As reports about his speech made clear, no political party can afford to run away from the facts, especially with so much at stake. "I'm particularly pleased that Governor Kasich supports limiting pollution and using the power of the market to move us to cl  more

Kroger Under Fire for Sourcing From Disgraced Egg Company
CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 4 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: * * * - Grocer to Face Protest After PETA Investigation Revealed That Hens Were Beaten, Gassed, and Living in Squalor at Mahard Egg Farm * * * PETA has sent a letter to The Kroger Co. Chair and CEO William Rodney McMullen calling on the company to reassess its relationship with Mahard Egg Farm, Inc. Kroger continues to sell eggs from Mahard and has refused PETA's offer of a joint visit  more

Leading Moms Group Endorses American Family Act
WASHINGTON, March 6 -- MomsRising issued the following news release: * * * - MomsRising leaders laud bill for its potential to boost working families and reduce child poverty. * * * At a news conference today at which U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Suzanne DelBenne (D-Wash.) re-introduced the American Family Act, MomsRising member Jessica Morrison discussed how the high cost of child care has affected her famil  more

Menopause Journal Issues 13 Research Articles in March 2019 Edition
PEPPER PIKE, Ohio, March 9 -- Menopause, a journal from the North American Menopause Society that says it features applied basic science and clinical guidelines on all aspects of menopause, published 13 research articles on the following topics in its March 2019 edition: * Adaptation and translation of the menopause-specific Utian Quality of Life (UQOL) scale to Yoruba language using middle-aged women attending a clinic in Nigeria * Age and leptinemia association with anxiety and depression sy  more

OCLC Names 15 Public Libraries Selected for 2019 'Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces' Project
DUBLIN, Ohio, March 7 -- The Online Computer Library Center issued the following news release: Fifteen public libraries that serve small U.S. communities have been selected to participate in the "Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces" project led by OCLC in partnership with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries. This will be the second cohort to participate, thanks to an award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to expand the 2016 National Leadership Grant project. The proj  more

OCLC Publishes List of Top 100 Novels
DUBLIN, Ohio, March 5 -- The Online Computer Library Center issued the following news release: * * * - The Library 100 ranking is based on titles cataloged by thousands of libraries worldwide * * * OCLC, a leading library technology and research organization, has published The Library 100: Top Novels of All Time, a list of the novels most widely available in libraries today. The list is based on data in WorldCat, the world's most comprehensive database of information about library collection  more

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Appoints New Leaders
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 8 -- The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation issued the following news release: Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation recently added two new board members and elected officers of the 15-member board, which oversees the charitable, nonprofit organization. New to the board are Doug Miller, vice president of statewide services for Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc., and Lane Osswald, who farms with his father and brothers in Preble County and is currently serving his third term as an Ohio  more

Ohio Finds Every Photo for Their Vietnam Fallen
WASHINGTON, March 8 -- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund issued the following news release: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) is pleased to announce that Ohio has found every photo for their Vietnam fallen. There are 3,095 service members from Ohio listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Now every one of them has a photo displayed on the Wall of Faces. VVMF's Wall of Faces effort aims to connect a face and a story to each of the more than 58,000 names inscribed on The Wall in Washin  more

Pilot Program at Main Library Offers Social Services to Customers
CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 7 -- The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County issued the following news release: This March, customers at the Main Library downtown will notice something different in the Atrium. In addition to the new furniture and display cases, there are tables set up to offer a variety of social services. These tables are part of a pilot program started by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Through the month of March, social service agencies provide ha  more

Policy Matters Adds Will Petrik to Research Team
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 4 -- Policy Matters Ohio, a 501(c)3 non-profit and nonpartisan state policy research institute, issued the following news release: Will Petrik has joined Policy Matters Ohio as a budget researcher. Petrik previously worked as state director of Advocates for Ohio's Future, where he helped lead the fight to expand Medicaid in Ohio. Because of this work, over 650,000 people now have access to health care coverage. He also served as Outreach Coordinator for the Juvenile Justi  more

Policy Matters Urges Rejection of Bills for Deregulation, Opportunity Zone Credit
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 5 -- Policy Matters Ohio, a 501(c)3 non-profit and nonpartisan state policy research institute, issued the following news release: Policy Matters Ohio testified before two Senate committees today, telling them to reject one bill that calls for slashing by 30 percent the rules that implement Ohio state law and another that would create a new tax credit for investors in opportunity zones. Senate Bill 1 would have agencies examine the rules that make up the Ohio Administrati  more

Regulatory Modernization Essential to Overcoming Disruption in the Gaming Marketplace
WASHINGTON, March 6 -- The American Gaming Association issued the following news release: * * * - New Report Highlights Recent Reforms in Ohio, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Mississippi * * * Today, the American Gaming Association (AGA) released the latest white paper in its ongoing efforts to promote regulatory reform, providing an in-depth look at regulatory modernization efforts in five gaming jurisdictions. Highlights from the new white paper, Advancing Regulatory Modernization: Bu  more

Schlosser, Campoli to Coach Reese's Division III College All-Star Game
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, March 7 -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches issued the following news release: The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced former Elizabethtown College coach Bob Schlosser and former Ohio Northern University coach Joe Campoli as the head coaches for the 2019 Reese's Division III College All-Star game, which will be played as part of the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship. Reese's brand is the official candy partner  more

The Buckeye Institute Offers Tax-Saving Alternatives to State and Local Policymakers
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 7 -- The Buckeye Institute issued the following news release: In its newest policy brief, Local Government Funding Reform: Cost-Saving Alternatives to State Revenue Sharing, The Buckeye Institute outlines six cost-saving measures and spending alternatives that would enhance the strengths and advantages that local governments offer their constituents, while reducing the fiscal burdens that are often placed on state resources and taxpayers. "Ohioans rightly appreciate their  more

The Buckeye Institute Reacts to Governor DeWine's State of the State
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 5 -- The Buckeye Institute issued the following news release: The Buckeye Institute issued the following statements reacting to Governor Mike DeWine's State of the State address. Robert Alt, president and chief executive officer, The Buckeye Institute "Governor DeWine spoke about several new priorities for his administration, which will be reflected in the governor's first budget proposal. While we appreciate the governor's willingness to tackle some of the state's most   more

The Buckeye Institute: Ohio Senate's Sentencing Reform Proposal Would Ensure People Get Needed Treatment
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 6 -- The Buckeye Institute issued the following statement by Daniel J. Dew, legal fellow with Buckeye's Legal Center, on the policies in legislation (S.B. 3), which would safely reduce Ohio's prison population by ensuring those suffering from addiction receive the treatment they need: "Today, the Ohio Senate, led by President Larry Obhof, Senator John Eklund, and Senator Sean O'Brien unveiled their bill which would go a long way to safely reducing Ohio's prison population   more

The Buckeye Institute: Ohio's Job Market Shows Positive Signs, But Concerns Linger
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 8 -- The Buckeye Institute issued the following news release: Andrew J. Kidd, Ph.D., an economist with The Buckeye Institute's Economic Research Center, commented on newly released employment data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. "Ohio's labor market started the year off on the right track with the addition of 20,300 new private-sector jobs in January. While the unemployment rate did increase--the first time since June 2018--to 4.7 percent, it was coup  more

The Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation Summit Moves Into Its 10th Year
CHICAGO, Illinois, March 7 -- The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society issued the following news: Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS are proud to announce an exciting new partnership - Patient Experience Summit - taking place in Cleveland, Ohio, from May 13-15. The globally recognized summit will focus on how healthcare is extending empathy into an increasingly digital environment. From the plenary stage and diverse workshops, to immersive experiences and networking opportunities, atte  more