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Opinion

Remember to stress safety to your teen

Editorials

Driving safely and without distractions is something for which we all ALL should strive. Last week was Teen Driver Safety Week, and served as a good reminder that our youngest drivers still have a lot of learning to do behind the wheel. Something that parents should be discussing with their ...

Looking for yet another reason to get the vaccine?

Editorials

Looking for yet another reason to get the COVID-19 vaccine? A Cleveland Clinic patient recently was told his life-saving kidney transplant would have to be delayed because the donor is unvaccinated. According to a report by another media outlet, the Ohio man is in debilitating pain because of ...

Referees need a law to keep safe

Editorials

Ohio lawmakers are still working on pending legislation in the General Assembly that would make assaulting an Ohio referee a crime punishable by fine or community service hours. To be clear, assaulting a human being is already a crime in Ohio. But perhaps that’s problem. Too many choose not ...

Referees need a law to keep safe

Editorials

Ohio lawmakers are still working on pending legislation in the General Assembly that would make assaulting an Ohio referee a crime punishable by fine or community service hours. To be clear, assaulting a human being is already a crime in Ohio. But perhaps that’s problem. Too many choose not ...

Danger: Alcohol misuse in women

Local Columns

Do you remember the television commercial: “I can bring home the bacon, fry it up in the pan. And never let him forget he’s a man”? If there is one thing that women don’t need to compete with men about in the pursuit of equality, it would be alcohol use/misuse. Early this past summer ...

Osteoporosis: the ‘Silent disease’

Local Columns

Thanks to breakthroughs in medicine and nutrition in recent years, we are living longer than ever before. But this increase in life expectancy also brings an increase in the number of diseases, injuries and impairments that affect older adults. With this in mind, we at the local Visiting Angels ...