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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

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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

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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

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Marshall University Receives Funds To Train Workers In Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Marshall University is receiving a $1.3 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to train community health workers in coal counties in eastern Kentucky, southern Ohio and parts of West Virginia. U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins of West Virginia announced the grant in a news release Thursday for the Marshall University Research… Read More

Eastern Runs Over Federal Hocking’s Effort

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Only one word could be attributed to the Federal Hocking Lady Lancers defeat on Thursday: effort. An issue Coach Jeremy Tolson says has reoccurred throughout the season, resulting in the end of the team’s three game winning streak. Again, the Lancers fall 51-36 to the conference power Eastern Lady Eagles. Federal Hocking’s low effort resulted in… Read More