(BPT) – What does your holiday wishlist include this year? Spending time with friends and family? The latest tech or that best-selling book you’ve been meaning to read? Maybe it includes plans for a trip in 2017. Whatever is on your wishlist, chances are a holiday-related injury isn’t one of them.… Read full story
If someone in your life has an age-related eye disease, such as macular degeneration, cataracts or glaucoma, it’s helpful to know how they see the world. When it comes to preventing falls, being able to see things through the eyes of an older loved one might make a big difference.… Read full story
Physicians at five U.S. medical centers are planning to enroll up to 400 children in a clinical trial to evaluate whether a shorter course of antibiotics — five days instead of 10 — is effective at treating community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in children who show improvement after the first few days of taking antibiotics.… Read full story
UPDATE –This Missing Adult Alert has been cancelled.
Sex: Male Race: White Age: 68 Height: 5’7″ Weight: 165lbs Hair Color: Gray Eye Color: Blue Description: Robert Beers was last seen wearing a red and black thermal shirt, blue jeans, and a black coat.… Read full story
COLUMBUS – Provisional numbers released today by the Ohio State Highway Patrol show fewer motorists were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving Holiday than in recent years. Seven people were killed during the five day reporting period, from Wednesday, November 23, until Sunday, November 27.… Read full story
South Africa hosts historic NIH-supported clinical trial.
The first HIV vaccine efficacy study to launch anywhere in seven years is now testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection among South African adults. The study, called HVTN 702, involves a new version of the only HIV vaccine candidate ever shown to provide some protection against the virus.… Read full story
MOUNT VERNON, OHIO. (November 27, 2016) – The Mount Vernon City Schools music programs were well represented at this year’s Mount Vernon Christmas Walk and Parade. The Marching Band, under the direction of Andrew Sundman and Meghan Aubihl, performed at the annual parade.… Read full story
Ohioans may add two emergency contacts to their Bureau of Motor Vehicles record for use by law enforcement. Parents of children who have an Ohio ID card are encouraged to add contact information to their child’s record for use in the event the child becomes lost or is reported missing.
Fredericktown Annual Christmas Walk to benefit Interchurch Social Services & Salvation Army
Saturday, December 3rd 3-7pm
Charity Auction begins at 3pm
Local businesses open throughout
Live Ice Sculpture Demonstrations, WNZR family photo booth, live music, pictures with Santa, Poinsettia sale, Santa’s Toy Shop, Sophia’s petting zoo, children’s crafts, craft vendors, food sales & more!