Seven hundred families in Ohio received devastating news in early March. A piece of important equipment at the University Hospitals Fertility Clinic malfunctioned, affecting 2,000 human eggs and embryos. For many Cleveland couples who have been struggling with fertility issues, these living tissues were their last chance to have children of their own.
These concerns were the subject of a series of investigative articles in the Plain Dealer this spring. Their investigations showed that nursing home care in our state ranks among the very lowest nationwide.