Vaccinations from flu help shield those too young

TROY — One of the greatest gifts an expectant mother can give herself and her unborn baby is to be vaccinated from the seasonal influenza virus....

October 31st, 2015 |  


Technology addiction, begone!

Technology addiction, begone!

I’m convinced that in a few decades, if not sooner, my generation is going to develop tumors or other exotic-looking things on our hands that ar...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Health Partners retains navigator for third year

Health Partners retains navigator for third year

TROY — With Open Enrollment for HealthCare.gov quickly approaching, Health Partners Free Clinic wants to remind the community of their in-house ...

October 29th, 2015 |  



EPA’s Clean Power Plan oversteps federal authority

By Terry JarrettContributing columnistThe quest for cleaner energy is one of the great challenges of the 21st Century, and has fueled many “gree...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Changing campus culture to prevent, respond to sexual violence

Changing campus culture to prevent, respond to sexual violence

By Michelle Johnston, Ph.D.Contributing columnistA single act of sexual violence on an Ohio campus is one too many. By working together, Ohio colleges...

October 29th, 2015 updated: October 30th, 2015. |  


Fall chores hazardous to health

Fall chores hazardous to health

With the lack of rain, harvest season has been none stop here at home.In fact, I was kind of bummed when I returned home from vacation last week to se...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Out of sight, not out of mind

Out of sight, not out of mind

It is well-established that politicians rely on the public’s short attention span when it comes to legislative mandates they create that dominat...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Medicaid mythbuster No. 3: Medical care when you need it

By Jon M. BaileyGuest ColumnistAnother frequent complaint about Medicaid is that it provides substandard medical coverage. Once again though, the numb...

October 28th, 2015 updated: October 28th, 2015. |  


Colleges and safety

Colleges and safety

Another massacre, this time at a rural community college in Oregon.I was a community college president/chancellor for 15 years in Kentucky, Texas, Cal...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Putting the dumb in domestic goddess

Putting the dumb in domestic goddess

The worst thing that could happen is that someone could read this article and mistake me for a domestic goddess. What a laugh. We all know the worst t...

October 25th, 2015 |