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2007-08-06 15:24:09

CLEVELAND, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC) will celebrate the biggest "Campus Transformation" in its 141-year history with a joint groundbreaking of a new Cancer Hospital and Center for Emergency Medicine on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007 in the Lakeside Gardens. Numerous state and local political officials and community leaders, including Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, will join UH leadership and employees for the daylong...

2007-06-01 12:00:37

By Cheryl Powell, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jun. 1--Whether they're trying to stay healthy or they need quick treatment when medical problems strike, residents of northern Summit County now have a new option closer to home. Akron General Medical Center is unveiling its Health & Wellness Center-North, located in a highly visible spot off state Route 8 near Steels Corners Road in Stow. The medical-fitness-center portion of the new, $32 million facility will open to members next...

2006-11-20 09:01:09

By Carol Biliczky, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Nov. 20--ROOTSTOWN TWP -- When Dorothy Jones dies, she will, in a sense, go home -- to the land that she and her husband once owned. But Jones will do so on an ambulance cart, draped with a sheet. And the home to which she will return is now the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. Jones, now 73, will join about 30 to 40 people each year who donate their bodies to the medical college. About 1,600 people currently are...