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Cincinnati named best city for recreation in US

With July being National Park and Recreation Month and parks contributing to better community cohesion, property values and public health, WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2014's Best & Worst Cities for Recreation. Cincinnati topped the list of 100 cities ranked.

 

Hip Green Scene releases Cincinnati city guide

Hip Green Scene just released its latest city guide: Cincinnati. The Queen City joins the list of other midwestern and southern cities, including Louisville, Asheville and Charleston. Check out the guide.

Mount St. Joe psychologist creates innovative schizophrenia project

For the past three years, on their own time and with no outside money, Dr. Lynda Crane and a fellow Mount St. Joseph psychologist, Tracy McDonough, have built the Schizophrenia Oral History Project. Other oral history collections have focused on diseases like AIDS or leprosy, but this is the first to focus on schizophrenia, they say. Read more.

Children's Hospital one of the top 10 health systems in the nation for workplace diversity

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has been recognized as one of the top 10 health systems in the nation for workplace diversity. Find out why.

UC's Health Sciences Library ranked 14th most impressive in the world

The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library was ranked 14th among "the 25 most impressive university medical school libraries in the world" according to The Best Master’s Degrees Reviews and Rankings, a public site that explores and ranks the vast world of Master’s degrees in all the disciplines.

Cincinnati health system named among top employers for executive women

TriHealth, which operates four hospitals in Greater Cincinnati, has been named one of the nation’s top 10 nonprofit employers for executive women for the sixth year in a row. Read more.

Healthy, wealthy and wise: America's fittest city is ...

Today has named Cincinnati one of the Top 20 fittest cities in the U.S. Read more.

Cincinnati Children's to launch rare transplant program

A lung transplant program that could prolong the lives of critically ill babies weighing as little as 11 pounds has been started by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Read more.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital gets wonky to transform the health of its community

Between 2009 and 2011, children from low-income areas like Evanston East and Walnut Hills were 88 times more likely to be admitted into the hospital for emergency treatment of asthma than were kids from Indian Hill. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital wants to address those health disparities. The 130-year-old hospital, world-renowned for its care of kids with cancer, is now redefining its mission in broader terms. The new goal, says Robert Kahn, director of the hospital’s Community Health Initiative, is to improve the health of all the county’s children, not just provide excellent treatment to those who are sick. Read more.

Covington-based pharmaceutical company awarded $2.9 million from National Cancer Institute

Covington-based Bexion Pharmaceuticals has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) "Bridge Award" by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The award of $2.9 million over three years will help Bexion further its clinical development of BXQ-350, a drug intended for use as an anti-cancer agent. Read more.

Justice League of Kentucky Super Heroes features progressive LGBT public policy panel

What do the mayors of Berea, Covington, Frankfort and Vicco have in common? They pilot communities in Kentucky who have enacted progressive LGBT policies and will lead a discussion on Thursday, October 3, of those actions at the Justice League of Kentucky Super Heroes event in Lexington. Read more.

As some companies turn to health exchanges, G.E. seeks a new path

As some companies turn to health exchanges, General Electric seeks a new path. One of the largest employers in the nation, it spends more than $2 billion a year offering coverage to 500,000 employees and retirees and their families. And it is using its considerable clout in places like this—where its giant aviation business gives it a major presence—to work directly with doctors and hospitals to improve care and reduce costs. Read more.

University of Cincinnati joining with Chinese university to open medical school there

The University of Cincinnati says it is partnering with another university in China to open a medical school there as the school looks to increase its links to China.

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New Nanowire Structure Has Potential To Increase Semiconductor Applications

There’s big news in the world of tiny things.

New research led by University of Cincinnati physics professors Howard Jackson and Leigh Smith could contribute to better ways of harnessing solar energy, more effective air quality sensors or even stronger security measures against biological weapons such as anthrax. And it all starts with something that’s 1,000 times thinner than the typical human hair—a semiconductor nanowire.

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Solar-Powered Proteins Developed That Can Filter Antibiotics And Carcinogens From Water Read more at

A solar-powered nano filter capable of filtering antibiotics and dangerous carcinogens from large bodies of water has been developed by researchers at the University of Cincinnati.

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