University Hospitals announced on Thursday that inpatient and emergency services at the system’s Bedford and Richmond Heights medical centers are being discontinued at this time due to staffing issues.
Doctors with the Cleveland Clinic have done it again, this time performing the world’s first ever multi-organ transplant in a patient suffering from a rare appendix cancer called pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP).
The Ohio Supreme Court has denied a request from abortion providers to freeze the newly imposed state ban on abortions at the first detectable “fetal heartbeat” while a legal debate plays out in court. At issue is the ban Ohio implemented a week ago, the same day the U.S. Supreme Court found the U.S. Constitution does not protect a woman’s right to an abortion. Providers wanted the state Supreme Court to grant an emergency stay, arguing it was needed to protect the constitutional rights of Ohioans. The state opposed the request, saying the Ohio Constitution doesn’t recognize the right to an abortion.
Adding to the need of those with pre-existing conditions, there are now additional people with pandemic-triggered mental health issues, and a whole new wave of people finally seeking out mental health care now that stigmas are disappearing.