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Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Burn Center by hosting “A Golden Celebration” to honor the center’s achievements and recognize the lives saved since its founding.

Since opening on Dec. 7, 1967, the Burn Center at Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center has treated more than 9,000 patients.

The Ovarian Cancer Connection (OCC) has been named a “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits.

The OCC provides financial support to women currently in treatment with gynecologic cancers throughout NW Ohio and SE Michigan. The OCC continues to raise awareness about the signs and symptoms of gynecologic cancer in the hope a diagnosis is found in the early stage because early detection is the key to long term survival.

In the wake of last week’s time change, darkness is falling earlier, ODOT reminds motorists about importance of pedestrian safety with upcoming time change.

In 2017, 145 pedestrians were killed on Ohio roadways, with 78 percent of those deaths happening at dawn, dusk or after dark. This is the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in the state in more than 10 years. November and December are the deadliest months for people walking in the Buckeye State.

 

 

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