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Is it Time to Label Genetically Modified Foods?

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Gluten-free, organic, Fair Trade, you name it—there are all kinds of labels for shoppers to decipher on supermarket shelves these days. And advocates concerned about genetically modified (GMO) foods are making the argument that it’s now time to clearly label GMO products for consumers as well. Such labels might be pretty straightforward for products like corn and soy,… Read More

Iberian Queens Played Integral Part in Formation of Portugal


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On this episode of “Conversations from Studio B”, Kelee Riesbeck talks about Iberian queens, kings and royal daughters with Associate Professor of history Miriam Shadis, whose research project, “Mothers, Daughters, Sister, Saints: gender and state formation in Portugal 1100-1250” recently garnered her an Ohio University Baker Fund Award. Shadis unpacks the meaning of queenship and… Read More

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Wheeling Hospital Plans to Buy Ohio Community Hospital

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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – Wheeling Hospital has announced plans to purchase Ohio’s Harrison Community Hospital in Cadiz. Multiple media outlets report that the announcement was made Tuesday. The proposed transaction will be discussed further over the next several weeks before details become available. Harrison Community Hospital CEO Clifford Harmon says that the acquisition has been… Read More

Central Ohio Authorities Meet To Fight Addictions Epidemic

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Hundreds of people in central Ohio are gathering to discuss ways to fight the state’s drug addiction epidemic. The one-day meeting Wednesday in Columbus brings together law enforcement personnel, substance abuse counselors, health department workers, educators, clergy, lawmakers and others. Fatal drug overdoses have been the leading cause of accidental death… Read More