Laser Interstitial Thermotherapy (LITT) with ‘Mini’ Craniotomy: An Option for ‘Inoperable’ Brain Tumors

A new paper in the October issue of the journal Neurosurgical Focus finds the use of laser beneficial for the removal of large, “inoperable” glioblastoma (GBM) and other types of brain tumors. The...


Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Law Leaves Doctors Hungry for More Information

On September 8, 2016, Ohio became the 25th state to legalize a comprehensive medical cannabis (medical marijuana) program, perhaps in part to combat the opioid epidemic by offering relief to those...


Gregory M. Beddell, MD: Plastic/Reconstructive Surgeon Joins WRHP

Plastic surgery is not just about cosmesis. It’s mostly about construction and reconstruction and improving people’s lives. Just ask Gregory M. Beddell, MD. Dr. Beddell is a board-certified...


The Orthopedic Institute at Summa Health: Easy Access, Excellent Care

When Summa Health launched its Orthopedic Institute in early 2016, it was with this goal in mind: to provide the highest quality orthopedic services, both surgical and nonsurgical, via a team...


University Hospitals Fights Cancer with the Power of Protons

In the past 50 years, improvements in photon (X-ray) based radiotherapy technology have made tumor treatments more accurate and enabled the delivery of higher and more effective radiation doses....