BBB Warns of Two Companies to Avoid This Spring

Columbus, OH – Spring has sprung, and along with the warmer weather comes home improvement season. BBB is encouraging homeowners to do their homework ahead of time when looking to hire a contractor to tackle their home improvement projects to avoid situations like these:

Owners of Westerville Heating & Cooling LLC, Douglas and Melissa Martin, have been indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on charges including theft, identity fraud, and misuse of credit cards.

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Severe Weather Outlook

 

 

While we are enjoying partly cloudy skies this morning, active weather will be possible this evening through the overnight hours. While there is a risk for a few strong to severe storms (with large hail possible), the main threat with the activity will be locally heavy rainfall, which may lead to localized flooding concerns, especially for southern/southwestern portions of the area.… Read full story

Antidepressant May Enhance Drug Delivery to the Brain

Normally, P-glycoprotein prevents most medicines from entering the brain by pumping them back into the blood stream (left). The addition of amitriptyline temporarily turns off P-glycoprotein pumps, allowing drug molecules to cross the blood-brain barrier (right).NIEHS

NIH rat study suggests amitriptyline temporarily inhibits the blood-brain barrier, allowing drugs to enter the brain

New research from the National Institutes of Health found that pairing the antidepressant amitriptyline with drugs designed to treat central nervous system diseases, enhances drug delivery to the brain by inhibiting the blood-brain barrier in rats.… Read full story