Rare Gene Mutation in Some Black Americans May Allow Earlier Screening of Heart Failure

Researchers have linked a rare genetic mutation found mostly in Black Americans and other people of African descent to an earlier onset of heart failure and a higher risk of hospitalization. The findings suggest that earlier screening for the mutation could lead to faster treatment and improved outcomes for heart failure in this vulnerable group, the researchers said.… Read full story

Little Caesars Store Manager Wanted

Little Caesars Store Manager

Little Caesars

Full-Time/Part-Time

Join the Little Caesars® Pizza!Pizza!® Family

Do you like pizza? Do you like having fun?

If so, we would love for you to join our family!

Be A Pizza Genius:

· Provide excellent customer service

· Prep, cook, and serve food

· Work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

· Provide direction and regular feedback to colleagues, ensuring all job duties are performed to standard

· Accurately manage cashflow

· Control costs through teaching proper use of paper, labor, food, and utilities

· Monitor shift activity to ensure compliance

· Follow all procedures associated with opening and closing the restaurant

· Appropriately handle unexpected occurrences and notify appropriate parties in a timely fashion

Why We Are ExtraMostBestest:

· Free pizza every week

· Fun atmosphere

· Wear jeans every day (company provided shirt and hat)

· Flexible schedules

· On-site training

· Advancement opportunities

· State-of-the-art technology, systems, and equipment

· Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401K with company match

· Paid time off

· Now Hiring ALL shifts/hours!… Read full story

Brown Introduces Legislation to Expand Defense Research Opportunities for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

In 2018, HBCUs Received Less Than Half a Percent of Department of Defense’s $4.6 Billion Research Investment; Ohio’s Wilberforce and Central State Would Be Eligible for Funding

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) hosted a news conference call to discuss his Building Equitable Access to Contribute to Our National Security Act of 2021 or BEACON Act, which would expand Department of Defense (DoD) research funding opportunities for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other Minority Institutions (MIs), including Central State University and Wilberforce University in Ohio.

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AG Yost Helps Shut Down Vyera Pharma Scheme That Exploited Patients Needing Lifesaving Drug

 

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The attorneys general of seven states — including Ohio’s Dave Yost — and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have reached a historic settlement that shuts down an illegal scheme orchestrated by Martin Shkreli, founding CEO of Vyera Pharmaceuticals, that fleeced patients who were using the lifesaving drug Daraprim.Read full story

Diverse Genome Sequences Provide a Powerful Tool for Studying Risk of Heart Disease

Study of millions of people from diverse ancestral groups substantially improves identification of genomic variants associated with blood lipid levels.

In a large-scale study of people from diverse ancestries, researchers narrowed down the number of genomic variants that are strongly associated with blood lipid levels and generated a polygenic risk score to predict elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, a major risk factor for heart disease.… Read full story

219 People Cited for Impaired Driving During 6-State Trooper Project

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on impaired driving enforcement. During the project, 219 people in Ohio were cited for impaired driving.

The high-visibility enforcement included the Indiana State Police, Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police, Pennsylvania State Police and the West Virginia State Police, as well the Patrol.Read full story

State Agencies and Partners Launching New Resources to Keep Older Drivers Safe

Crashes involving older Ohioans increase as citizens resume pre-pandemic activities

COLUMBUS — As older adults hit the road to join family and friends over the holidays, Governor Mike DeWine, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), the Ohio Department of Public Safety the Ohio Department of Aging, and AAA are reminding Ohio drivers to “Stay Fit to Drive” by following a few basic safety tips.… Read full story