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Trichlorofluoromethane, or CFC-11, hurts the ozone layer and was supposed to have been phased out of production by 2010. Supposedly. But NOAA scientists say CFC-11 emissions began to rise after 2012.
The results put the U.S. further away from a viable replacement rate — the standard for a generation being able to replicate its numbers.
Celgene Corp. has thwarted rival drugmakers eager to make cheaper versions of medicines for a form of blood cancer. Now administration officials are criticizing practices they say hold generics back.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has chosen a new leader for the state’s largest government agency. Adam Meier is the new secretary of the Health and Family Services Cabinet. He will oversee a cabinet that has 7,200 employees in more than 400 offices around the state. Its annual budget of about $13.5… Read More
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s two U.S. senators have announced federal approval of nearly $3 million for a new substance abuse treatment center in Ohio County. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the grant to Heart 2 Heart. Manchin said the funding was “a good first step” toward addressing opioid addiction in… Read More
ATHENS — The Athens City School District will have to set their priorities straight at Thursday’s regular meeting. The district is on it’s way to a November ballot measure regarding their facilities improvement plan, but they still have to decide what locally-funded initiatives to take on as part of a facilities improvement plan. “Those are… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – Hundreds of visitors turned out to at the Air Force Museum to see the World War II bomber Memphis Belle, and the legendary aircraft rarely has looked better. The plane went on public display at the museum near Dayton, Ohio, for the first time on Thursday morning after a restoration project… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Health Department says it has granted a license to Toledo’s last abortion clinic, allowing it reopen. Capital Care of Toledo applied for the license after receiving a state-mandated patient-transfer agreement from the ProMedica hospital system in February. Restrictions passed by Ohio lawmakers in 2013 mandated the transfer agreements be… Read More
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) – Health officials say a sixth food worker in a northern Kentucky county has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. Media outlets report that the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department said an employee who handled food at RJ Kahuna’s restaurant on U.S. Highway 60 in Ashland was diagnosed with the disease Tuesday. Officials say… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – A man who has held protests saying the Cleveland Indians’ Chief Wahoo mascot is racist has pleaded guilty to stealing money from federal grants aimed at helping Native Americans. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland said Wednesday that 71-year-old Robert Roche pleaded guilty to two counts of theft from programs receiving federal… Read More
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University at Parkersburg has recommended Christopher Gilmer to become its new president. A university news release says the campus board of governors voted this week to recommend Gilmer. The West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education would still need to approve the pick at its June 5… Read More
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