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  • A nurse uses a diagram of the female reproductive system to explain the do-it-yourself careHPV test at the Uganda Cancer Institute in Kampala.

    "So, did Grandma ever have a Pap smear?"

    A strange question for a son to ask his mom, as I did last Thursday, but it came to mind because of careHPV.

    The careHPV test is a quick, simple DNA test for the primary cause of cervical cancer — human papillomavirus (HPV) — could overcome serious obstacles to screening for cervical cancer in developing countries.

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  • Author:  Dan O'Brien WARREN, Ohio -- London-based Laird Technologies is in growth mode across the company's entire global footprint -- a footprint that encompasses a new manufacturing and distribution plant here, executives formally...
  • Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Passing the downtown structure that until recently housed the Edison Financial Credit Union on his way to church, Al Franceschelli always found it was unusual looking. In a few months, that “...
  • Author:  Dennis LaRue YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The data security breach at Home Depot has cost credit unions in the United States nearly $60 million in unreimbursed expenses, the Credit Union National Association reported Thursday. CUNA is...

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  • Warren Orchestra Takes Part in Don Juan Festival

    The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra will perform "The Stone Guest's Banquet" by Christophe Gluck as part of its annual concert series -- and as part of the Don Juan Festival. The orchestra concert takes place on November 9, at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church on Reeves Road in Warren.  "The Stone Guest's Banquet" is a ballet that follows the legend of Don Juan and his descent into hell after committing murder.  The concert is one of several festival events organized by Opera Western Reserve in the weeks leading up to the opera "Don Giovanni" on November 14 at Stambaugh Auditorium.

  • Intelligence Squared on WYSU

    Rethink your point of view with Intelligence Squared U.S., Oxford-style debates recorded in New York City.  Based on the highly successful British program, Intelligence Squared U.S. has presented nearly 100 debates on a range of provocative and timely topics.  Intelligence Squared U.S. brings together the world’s leading authorities on the day’s most important issues. Starting this fall, you can hear Intelligence Squared U.S. some Sundays at 6 p.m. on 88.5 WYSU.  

  • Vindicator named best in class at AP awards

    WYSU's print partner The Vindicator was named best in the state for newspapers with a daily circulation of 25,000 to 74,999 in this year’s Ohio Associated Press Media Editors competition.  In addition, The Vindicator won 13 first-place awards, the General Excellence award, and shared a first place in community service, breaking news coverage, and in explanatory reporting categories.