Ginseng was at the core of a manslaughter case from a few years back in Preble County — as mentioned in the final paragraph of this post. You can read about the case and sentencing in this article: http://www.whio.com/news/news/crime-law/plea-deal-to-end-ginseng-slaying-case/nWtB8/
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- Dr. Charles Drew: A Pioneer in Blood TransfusionsFebruary is Black History Month. Visit the National Archives website for more information on our resources related to African American History. Charles Richard Drew (June 3, 1904–April 1, 1950) was an American surgeon, educator, and pioneering medical researcher on blood transfusions. He discovered that plasma had a longer shelf life than blood and could be […]