Tips for Parents Buying Smart and Connected Toys

Teddy bears once filled with stuffing are now hard-wired with smart technology. Internet-connected toys can be fun but they can also put your family at risk if proper care is not taken when buying and using these devices. Safer Internet Day (February 11, 2020) is celebrated worldwide to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people.… Read full story

Lifeline of Ohio Facilitates First Adult DCD Heart Donation in the United States Columbus, OH


On Sunday, December 1, two milestones in the field of organ donation were achieved thanks to the decision of a registered donor. Lifeline of Ohio facilitated donations from a 26-year old Ohio man who has become the first adult in the United States to donate his heart after circulatory death and the first to give six organs after circulatory death – kidneys, lungs, liver, and heart – saving five lives.Read full story

Benefits Sales Advisor (Insurance Agent) Wanted

Benefits Sales Advisor (Insurance Agent)
Association Member Benefits Advisors
Ready to think outside the cubicle? Come join our active and motivated Field Sales Team as a Benefits Advisor!
Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA) is a National Marketing and Insurance Agency focused on making benefits available to Association Members.
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Funding Available for Farmers Through Lake Erie Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

CORRECTION: No scheduled end date for funding available for farmers through Lake Erie CREP


Farmers have until February 28, 2020, to apply

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (Dec. 10, 2019) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s (ODA) Division of Soil and Water Conservation is making farmers aware of funding available through the Lake Erie Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).Read full story

White Castle Frozen Food Division Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Production of Frozen Sandwiches Sold in Select Grocery Outlets Due to Possible Presence of Listeria Monocytogenes

White Castle has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of frozen 6 pack cheeseburgers, frozen 6 pack hamburgers, frozen 6 pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, and 16 pack hamburgers, 16 pack cheeseburgers for the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenesListeria monocytogenesis an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.… Read full story

Fresh Red Blood Cell Transfusions do not Help Critically Ill Children More Than Older Cells

NIH-funded finding may alter policies at hospitals where fresh red cells are preferentially used.

Researchers have found that transfusions using fresh red blood cells—cells that have spent seven days or less in storage—are no more  beneficial than older red blood cells in reducing the risk of organ failure or death in critically ill children.… Read full story