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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 25 items )  

Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine Issues 2 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
LYNDHURST, Ohio, Sept. 2 -- The Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, a peer-reviewed medical journal from the Cleveland Clinic that provides clinical information relevant to internal medicine and cardiology, published two research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * Adults with autism spectrum disorder: Updated considerations for healthcare providers * Infective endocarditis: Beyond the usual tests The August 2019 edition of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine  more

Cleveland Clinic Survey: Men Will Do Almost Anything to Avoid Going to the Doctor
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The Cleveland Clinic issued the following news release: * * * - National MENtion It(R) campaign examines barriers that stop men from seeking care * * * A new national survey by Cleveland Clinic reveals why a lot of men avoid going to the doctor and why some men hold back on certain issues once they're at the doctor's office. In an online survey among approximately 1,174 U.S. males 18 years or older, Cleveland Clinic found that 72 percent of men would rather do ho  more

Cleveland Clinic's 2019 Medical Innovation Summit to Focus on 'Caring for Every Life Through Innovation'
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- The Cleveland Clinic issued the following news release: * * * - 17th annual summit to bring together more than 100 speakers and leaders from around the world * * * Cleveland Clinic's Medical Innovation Summit will bring more than 100 speakers and leaders from over 500 organizations and 20 countries to downtown Cleveland from Oct. 21 to 23, 2019, to focus on the task of "Caring for Every Life through Innovation." Now in its 17th year, the Medical Innovation Summit  more

EVENT Oct. 9-11, 2019: National Conference of State Legislatures Schedules 2019 NCSL Fiscal Analysts Seminar
DENVER, Colorado, Sept. 1 -- The National Conference of State Legislatures will host the Fiscal Analysts Seminar at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 9-11: Agenda and Speakers: Federal Budget Update: Speaker: Marcia Howard, Federal Funds Information for States * * * Changing U.S. Demographics: Speaker: Ronald Lee, University of California Berkeley * * * Opioid Costs and Solutions: Speaker: Greg Moody, Ohio State University * * * Revenue Volatility and Best Practices  more

Feminist Criminology Journal Issues 5 Research Articles in October 2019 Edition
COLUMBUS, OHio, Sept. 3 -- Feminist Criminology, a journal that says it features women, girls and crime within the context of a feminist critique of criminology from the Division on Women and Crime of the American Society of Criminology, published five research articles on the following topics in its October 2019 edition: * Contextualizing LGB Youth's Experiences With Victimization and Risky Behaviors: A Qualitative Approach to General Strain Theory * Disparities in Women's Prison Sentences: E  more

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Report: Major Water and Other Stressors Raise Risks for India's Coal Sector
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis issued the following news release: * * * - Over-capacity, water shortages and rising renewables increase pressure * * * India's coal-fired energy sector is facing increasing pressure due to generator over-capacity, water shortages and the rise of low-cost renewables, according to a report released today by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and the Applied Economics Clinic (AE  more

Institute for Energy Economics: Business Case Weakens for Navajo Transitional Energy Company Bid to Purchase Montana-Wyoming Coal Mines
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis issued the following news release: * * * - Macroeconomic, regional and local risks in deal for bankrupt Cloud Peak assets * * * Production is down this year and the customer base is shrinking at three mines that Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) proposes buying in a bankruptcy-court bid for Cloud Peak Energy, according to a research brief published today by the Institute for Energy Economics and Fin  more

Institute for Energy Economics: Grid, Storage, Policy, and Regulation - Areas of New Focus to Meet India's Ambitious Renewable Energy Targets
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis issued the following news release: * * * - Variable renewable energy is the least cost source of new Indian electricity capacity. The challenge is now on grid integration, and the need to leverage the lessons of other transition leaders. * * * Finding the right pricing signals to drive technology adoption to solve the integration of an ever increasing share of variable renewable energy into India's grid is   more

Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law Issues 5 Research Articles in Spring 2019 Edition
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sept. 4 -- The Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law, a journal from the Harvard University Law School, published five research articles on the following topics in its Spring 2019 edition: * Applying Copyright Law to Videogames: Litigation Strategies for Lawyers * Cheerleaders in the NFL: Employment Conditions and Legal Claims * How Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize the Music Industry * Relevant Market Definition and Multi-Sided Platforms After Ohio v. Ameri  more

Journal of the American Ceramic Society Issues 66 Research Articles in November 2019 Edition
WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- The Journal of the American Ceramic Society, which focuses research that diverse segments of ceramic science, published 66 research articles, including the following topics, in its November 2019 edition: * A comprehensive study on frictional dependence and predictive accuracy of viscoelastic model for optical glass using compression creep test * A phase-field model for the study of isothermal dissolution behavior of alumina particles into molten silicates * Boost  more

LULAC Calls Texas Governor Abbott to Call a Special Emergency Session to Address Banning Assault Rifles
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 -- The League of United Latin American Citizens issued the following news release: The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today issued a statement in the wake of a shooting rampage by a white gunman in his mid-30s, that has thus far claimed five lives and left at least 21 others injured, including three police officers. "Tonight, we are asking for justice for the innocent victims of another brutal mass shooting, this time in Odessa and Midland, Texas just thre  more

Menopause Journal Issues 19 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
PEPPER PIKE, Ohio, Sept. 2 -- 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 19 research articles on the following topics in its September 2019 edition: * Age at natural menopause and physical functioning in postmenopausal women: the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging * An arts-based educational exhibit on menopausal hot flashes * Change over time in patient-reported sy  more

Nationwide Children's Hospital Awarded Nuestra Familia Award
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Nationwide Children's Hospital issued the following news release: For outstanding support of Ohio's Latino and Hispanic community, Nationwide Children's Hospital is being awarded the 2019 Nuestra Familia Award by the Ohio Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs. The Nuestra Familia Award - which the Commission announced today - is given every year to non-Hispanic leaders or organizations "performing service of exceptional benefit to Latino Ohioans." "We're thrilled to   more

Nationwide Children's Hospital: Stopping Progression of Tissue Injury After Button Battery Ingestion
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Nationwide Children's Hospital issued the following news release: Button battery injuries in children have been increasingly severe, resulting in devastating injuries and even death. Button batteries damage esophageal tissue through isothermic hydrolysis reactions, resulting in alkaline caustic injury, which leads to tissue necrosis. Prompt removal of the battery is critical to minimizing damage. However, when children swallow a button battery, the injury can progress  more

North American Menopause Society: Psychiatric Disorders May Be Linked to Unnecessary Oophorectomies
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The North American Menopause Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit that promotes the health and quality of life of all women during midlife and beyond through an understanding of menopause and healthy aging, issued the following news release: * * * - New study identifies multiple mental health conditions associated with an increased risk of unnecessary bilateral oophorectomy, despite nonmalignant indications * * * Undergoing a hysterectomy, especially in conjunction with  more

NTCA-Rural Broadband Association Issues Statement on Introduction of Mapping Accuracy Promotes Services Act in House
ARLINGTON, Virginia, Sept. 6 -- NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association issued the following statement by CEO Shirley Bloomfield regarding the introduction of the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act and the Mapping Accuracy Promotes Services Act in the House: "Improving broadband availability maps is essential for rural, community-based broadband providers to continue the mission of closing the digital divide. "The Broadband DATA Act, introduced today by Representativ  more

Ohio Environmental Council: Leaders Discuss Threats Posed and Plans to Prevent Invasive Asian Carp From Entering the Great Lakes Region
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The Ohio Environmental Council issued the following news release: Key representatives from Ohio's environmental, natural resources, and angling community joined Rep. Dave Joyce (OH-14) on Sept. 4 to discuss the threats posed by invasive Asian carp on Lake Erie's ecological health and economy. If invasive Asian carp invade the Great Lakes region, they could devastate Ohio's fishing industry and permanently alter how recreational boaters, anglers, wildlife watchers and  more

Online Computer Library Center: Lynn Silipigni Connaway Is 2019 Recipient of the Watson Davis Award for Service
DUBLIN, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- The Online Computer Library Center issued the following news release: * * * - Award recognizes continuous dedicated leadership in and service to ASIS&T * * * The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) has announced that Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., Director, Library Trends and User Research, OCLC Research, is the 2019 recipient of the Watson Davis Award for Service. The award recognizes an individual member of the Association who has shown cont  more

Policy Matters Ohio: At Height of Expansion, Ohio Workers Not Thriving
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 1 -- Policy Matters Ohio, a 501(c)3 non-profit and nonpartisan state policy research institute, issued the following news release: The economic expansion begun in June 2009 has stretched for more than 121 months, making it the longest in history. For most Ohioans, however, benefits are proving elusive, according to the State of Working Ohio, 2019: Realities and Remedies, a report from Policy Matters Ohio. While unemployment is extremely low at the state and national level,  more

Policy Matters Ohio: Ohio Tax Breaks - $9.8 Billion and Growing
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Policy Matters Ohio, a 501(c)3 non-profit and nonpartisan state policy research institute, issued the following news release: In the final year of the new state budget, Ohio will forgo $9.8 billion in estimated tax revenue due to tax breaks legislators have created. That amounts to more than state dollars spent on human services like child care and aid to people with disabilities, according to a new report by Policy Matters Ohio. Tax expenditures - also known as tax   more

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: 'Noisy Nora' Author Rosemary Wells Exhibits Her Watercolor Art at Library
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County issued the following news release: Acclaimed children's book author and illustrator Rosemary Wells wants to give children the chance to experience original art. Through her Real Art for Young Artists initiative, Wells is allowing the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County to exhibit the original watercolor art from her classic book Noisy Nora with a long-term loan. The exhibit Real Art for Young Artis  more

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Main Library Exhibit Drops a Needle Onto Cincinnati's Music History
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County issued the following news release: Shake It Records recently worked with ArtWorks to design a set of 36 trading cards featuring original portraits and biographies of recording artists that represent the diverse and fascinating history of music in Cincinnati. In partnership with the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, those portraits now have their own exhibition titled Cincinnati Musical Legends: Art  more

Society of Professional Journalists: Ohio University Named SPJ's Outstanding Campus Chapter for Fourth Consecutive Year
SAN ANTONIO, Indiana, Sept. 6 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: For the fourth straight year, the Society of Professional Journalists selected Ohio University as the Outstanding Campus Chapter. This award honors chapters for their commitment to SPJ's mission and to the journalism profession. The Ohio University SPJ chapter excelled in both quality and number of programs. It continued popular programs of the past, such as a Grammar Smackdown, and introduced v  more

United Soccer Coaches: First Set of Regular Season High School Rankings Released
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Sept. 3 -- United Soccer Coaches issued the following news: United Soccer Coaches and USA TODAY High School Sports released today the first boys and girls regular season soccer polls in the USA TODAY/United Soccer Coaches Super 25 Fall Rankings. St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J. is off to a 1-0 start to this season and maintained the top spot in the boys' rankings with Medina (Medina, Ohio) jumping into the number two spot with a 4-0 start. Martin Luther King, Jr. (New  more

Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber: Area Chambers Come Together to Host Inaugural 'Rising Rust Belt - A Regional Revitalization Economic Summit'
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber issued the following news release: The Lieutenant Governors of both Ohio and Pennsylvania are invited to keynote the inaugural "Rising Rust Belt: A Regional Revitalization Economic Summit" in Sharon, Pennsylvania in October. The summit--an outgrowth of a more than a year of conversations between three chamber directors whose organizations encompass five counties and two states in ground zero of the Rust Belt--will focus on Rus  more