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Kevin Joy

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Features Reporter — The Columbus Dispatch
As seen in: The Columbus Dispatch, Washington Times, Boston.com, The Modesto Bee, Wichita Eagle, The Canton Repository, The Patriot Ledger, The Herald News and 97 more

Ohio native and @DispatchAlerts features reporter -- arts, music, urban stuff, offbeat (kjoy@dispatch.com). Couple things due but I always get it done.

A Call for Putting Caution First in Genetic Mutation Testing

labblog.uofmhealth.org — Studies that attribute genetic mutations to disease too often rely on an insufficient sample size to make a blanket statement. Or they cite a single mutation as the culprit when, in fact, a given illness is likely due to a confluence of mutative factors.

Why Antipsychotics and Dementia May Not Mix

labblog.uofmhealth.org — "For many behaviors, it's kind of like killing a fly with a cannon," says Helen Kales, M.D., a professor of psychiatry and director of the Program for Positive Aging at the University of Michigan and the co-author of the study. "People have side effects that worsen the behaviors, and you have to give them even more medication.

Pokémon Go Makes Children’s Hospital ‘More of a Magical Place’ for Patients

Making Screen Time More Meaningful

labblog.uofmhealth.org — A game-stocked smartphone or tablet shouldn't just be used to keep kids quiet. Hand-held tech tools, a U-M pediatrician maintains, ought to be a family affair.

Are Schools Prepared to Save Lives?

labblog.uofmhealth.org — AEDs are now commonplace in schools and other public places such as airports and shopping malls. But a U-M study shows that many schools may not be prepared to use them.

Earth, Wind & Fire members honoring founder with fervor

dispatch.com — A little more than a week after the passing of Maurice White on Feb. 4, the living players of Earth, Wind & Fire tempered their grief to celebrate the legendary pop-funk musician's joyful catalog and warm spirit. Beyond appearing to present Record of the Year honors at the 2016 Grammy Awards on Feb.

Local Limelight: Clay Otter

dispatch.com — The modern-day rock music of Clay Otter suggests sounds that might have come out of Seattle in the 1990s. And the howling voice of front man Thane Leshner at times resembles that of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell. Given the generational focus of Leshner's sonic upbringing, that's no surprise.

Kacey Musgraves' songwriting ventures outside country-music mainstream

dispatch.com — "Mind your biscuits, and everything will be gravy," a tart-tongued Kacey Musgraves opines on her twangy single Biscuits. It's a tune that embraces imperfection and also, as tough as it might be, withholding judgment of others.

Local Limelight: Mick Broderick

dispatch.com — After performing several times in central Ohio - and meeting a special lady here in the process - an Irishman named Mick Broderick traded a life in one city named Dublin for a life near another.

Local Limelight: Beyond Pluto

dispatch.com — After shuffling through musicians and shifting from rap-heavy electro to soul-tinged rock, the group founded a decade ago by T.J. Brown has weathered multiple changes. Its name, however, has remained a constant. "A lot of people told us: 'Why don't you change it?'
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Jan 30, 2015

@So1nternational Hey, I'm previewing the Chris Brown show for the Columbus Dispatch. Seeking fans. Got time to weigh in? kjoy@dispatch.com

Sep 05, 2014

Catching Black Keys tonight at the Schott? Read @andydowning33 i'view w/Dan ( http://bit.ly/1uoThyj ) & my Pat chat ( http://bit.ly/1qlxcAx ).

Aug 27, 2014

Sorry it's no banana stand, Michael! MT @DispatchAlerts Michael Cera pokes fun at Longaberger building  http://bit.ly/1sD5Y6k 

Jan 12, 2014

Whatever, Usher and I once went through security together at a Delta terminal in ATL.

Nov 21, 2013

And "assertive mustard." MT @ColumbusAlive The Sycamore opens strong and to raucous crowds in German Village  http://bit.ly/1dlgWui 

Nov 16, 2013

PSA: Justin Timberlake concerts are hazardous to your health. http://t.co/Cr3cIIXBe3

Nov 07, 2013

From living rooms to the LES, Columbus band @saintseneca has listeners' (and Rolling Stone's) ear. Catch em tonight:  http://bit.ly/HLAQQa 


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