doctors

Meet the anti-vax doctor who just won a local school board race

BY: - January 14, 2022

For most the pandemic, Dr. Elizabeth Laffay, a licensed doctor of osteopathic medicine, worked from the outside in. She told state lawmakers that vaccines kill; she touted dubious COVID-19 treatments like ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine on talk radio; she stormed a Big Lots with a small and barefaced crowd to protest its mask requirement; and she […]

Report calls on medical boards to go after COVID “disinformation doctors;” Ohio’s has not

BY: - December 31, 2021

In June, Sherri Tenpenny, a state-licensed doctor of osteopathic medicine and notorious COVID-19 disinformer, baselessly claimed in a televised, government meeting that COVID-19 vaccines “magnetize” recipients and “interface” with cell towers. The comment wasn’t an aberration from Tenpenny, who has in the past described vaccines as a tool of “depopulation.” The Ohio State Medical Board, […]

Doctors battle misinformation, fear of the unknown in battle against coronavirus spread

BY: - May 18, 2020

Doctors across the state are counseling their patients to wear masks and remain cautious about coronavirus, even as their patients and the rest of Ohio is split on best practices.  While the country and the state say they are ramping up testing and digging into studies of vaccines and treatments, the best medicine right now […]

Funding for public defenders, punishing docs for treating trans kids, energy infrastructure and a cracker plant

BY: - February 12, 2020

Each day in our newsletter, we are highlighting stories and commentary from other media big and small throughout Ohio and the nation. If you’d like to get this feature directly to your inbox, please sign up for our newsletter here.  Catching Our Eye: Public defenders. The Akron Beacon Journal’s Stephanie Warsmith is reporting, “Increased state funding addresses strain on […]