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Stopping Superbug: A New Farm Rule Targets Antibiotic Resistance

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A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control offers a stark example of the declining power of medicine’s most important weapons against infectious disease. The CDC noted that a patient who died at a Nevada hospital last year had an infection that was resistant to 26 different antibiotic treatments. That’s essentially the entire antibiotic arsenal… Read More

Descutner Named Interim OU President

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The temporary successor to Ohio University President Roderick McDavis was named during the Board of Trustees meeting on Friday. Dr. David Descutner was approved by the board after a resolution was read by Board Chair David Wolfort. Before the appointment, Descutner was the special assistant to the executive dean in the Heritage College of Osteopathic… Read More

Ohio Sexual Assault Survey Finds Improvements Over Past Year

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A state-administered campus climate survey finds significant improvements in sexual-violence prevention efforts over the past year among higher education institutions in Ohio. The Department of Higher Education’s Changing Campus Culture initiative released updated survey results Friday. The state has allotted $2 million through the initiative to help colleges and universities address… Read More

West Virginia Agency Soliciting Wildlife Art For Calendar

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SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has requested original color wildlife paintings for the 2018 edition of its wildlife calendar. According to the division, paintings may depict popular fish or game or West Virginia’s other wildlife, such as snakes, frogs, turtles, salamanders, bats, songbirds and small mammals. Prizes of $100… Read More