Earlier this year, University Hospitals of Cleveland was featured in the national news, but not in a good way. University Hospitals transplanted a kidney into the wrong patient. Two patients had been waiting for a kidney. Patient one received the kidney that was intended for patient two. The good news is that patient one turned out to […]


Medical malpractice is when a medical professional does not provide medical care that adheres with the medical standard. Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed because a doctor or other medical professional failed to competently perform their medical duties. While some state’s rules on medical malpractice may vary, there are broad categories of rules […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Clinic, voted one of the best hospitals in the United States, will not be prescribing medical marijuana to its patients because of the belief in better alternatives. Medical marijuana has not been clinically tested extensively for safety and efficacy, it is not closely regulated from production to distribution, nor has it […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Police Department said an was officer shot in the Buckeye-Shaker neighborhood on Saturday. At this time the name of the officer has not been released. Cleveland 19 reporter Lacey Crisp said the officer is in surgery and should be OK. Crisp said he was shot in the leg while […]

The State Medical Board of Ohio has released a provisional list of 56 dispensaries that will be granted licenses to sell medical marijuana. The following counties and cities in Northeast Ohio have been given the green light to set up shop: Cuyahoga Cleveland (2) Garfield Heights Lakewood (2) Erie Huron Sandusky Lake Painesville Township Wickliffe Lorain Elyria (2) […]

EASTLAKE, Ohio– Lake County health officials now say there have been 12 confirmed cases of Legionella, including one death, between July 1 and Oct. 31. The Lake County General Health District said it took water samples from the cooling towers of Consolidated Precision Products on Lakeland Boulevard in Eastlake on Oct. 25 after being notified […]

Welcome to the other side, Pennsylvania. The state officially legalized medical (i.e. sadly not recreational) weed on Sunday, with Governor Tom Wolf describing the signed bill as “a great day for Pennsylvania and a great day for Pennsylvanians.” A group of lawmakers from both sides of the political divide ultimately came together with a bi-partisan effort […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Ohio Ballot Board has certified the proposed constitutional amendment known as the “Medicinal Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Amendment” as a single ballot issue. All that’s needed now is for petitioners to collect 305,591 signatures or 10% of the total vote cast for governor in 2014, in order to get the issue on the ballot. The […]

*Whitney Houston’s side of the family has now come forward to refute the claims of Bobby Brown and his sister Tina that Bobbi Kristina is “awake” and out of her induced coma. Gossip Cop was the first to report that a source close to the Houston family was denying the Browns’ claims. Now, TMZ is […]

Studies show that African-Americans are not getting enough sleep — a health issue that has an adverse impact on our health.  Consistent lack of sleep can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and heart disease. Regardless of income levels, sleep deprivation is taking its toll on the Black community. Amongst African-Americans in management positions, […]

A surgical team is pleased to announce the first successful penis transplant in South Africa, BBC Newsreports. The operation took place in December 2014; the 21-year-old recipient was given the generous donation after experiencing a botched circumcision at the age of 18. The botched job happened during a ceremony that is seen as a right of passage from […]

Updated: Sunday, February 8, 2015, 11:25 a.m., EST – Whether reports that Bobbi Kristina Brown‘s relatives are already bickering about her homegoing turn out to be true, one thing seems to be, according to AJC.com: her father Bobby Brown and her grandmother, Cissy Houston, are steering clear of each other as they both visit the ailing […]