The Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University formerly called The Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC) is a multidisciplinary academic medical center located in Columbus, Ohio, on the main campus of The Ohio State University (OSU). In 2010, the Ohio State University Hospital was ranked one of "America's Best" by U.S. News & World Report in 11 specialties. OSU Medical Center was the only Central Ohio hospital ranked as "America's Best" in 2010. In 2009, OSUMC was ranked as one of the best hospitals in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report in 10 specialties, and placed among 21 hospitals named to the nation's honor roll of hospitals. In 2012, it was announced the OSU medical Center would change its name to Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University.
Practical tool can 'take pulse' of blue-green algae status in lakes
Scientists have designed a screening tool that provides a fast, easy and relatively inexpensive way to predict levels of a specific toxin in lakes that are prone to blue-green algal blooms.
Many new mothers spend more time on Facebook after giving birth
A small, exploratory study suggests that many first-time parents - particularly mothers - actually increase the amount of time they spend on Facebook after the birth of their child.
Statistical analysis projects future temperatures in North America
For the first time, researchers have been able to combine different climate models using spatial statistics - to project future seasonal temperature changes in regions across North America.