FluMist vaccine ineffective, CDC says

For students who get their flu vaccines at schools across Columbus and Worthington, the nasal spray will not be an option this year. Columbus Public Health, which offers vaccines at its clinic and at public and private schools in Columbus and Worthington, will not buy FluMist this year after a Centers for Disease Control and …

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Girl with progressive neurological disease benefits from Children’s clinical trial

Maria Graham shuffled through videos on her Facebook page, eventually stopping on one from 2014. In it, 3-year-old Layla smiled, dashed around the living room and told her mother that she wanted to listen to one of her favorite songs. Graham closed the video and scrolled to another one made of her daughter a few …

State will use Battelle DNA technology at crime lab

LONDON, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation soon will boost its DNA testing abilities, thanks to new technology from Battelle. Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Thursday that the bureau is working with Battelle, the Columbus nonprofit research giant, to validate new DNA-sequencing — called Next Generation Sequencing — technology. Traditional DNA testing uses …

Re-enactors refight D-Day in central Ohio, honor veterans

It was a sweltering summer day as Preston McCollum sat in an airplane hanger and watched men in German officers' uniforms walk by.“There were a few kids here, and two German soldiers walked by, and they said, ‘Don’t you wish you had a rifle?’ “ McCollum recounted, laughing good-naturedly. The days of rifles and animosity …