NIH-Funded Researchers Identify Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea During Pregnancy

Snoring, older age and obesity may increase a pregnant woman’s risk for sleep apnea — or interrupted breathing during sleep — according to researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study, which appears in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was supported by NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.… Read full story

Columbus Man Accused of Failing to Deliver Home Improvement Services

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Thursday announced a lawsuit against a Columbus man accused of taking money for home improvement services he never provided.

The lawsuit accuses Jimmy Jo Hatfield Jr., of Columbus, of violating state consumer protection laws.

According to the lawsuit, Hatfield operated under several different business names, including James Hatfield Plumbing, Hometown Remodeling LLC, Hometown Improvements Inc., and Energy Enterprises.… Read full story