Dayton Children’s Hospital and Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County both hosted events Thursday centered around Ohio’s high infant mortality rate. Ohio has one of the highest rates of infant deaths in the country. Health officials and politicians alike want that to change.
During a two-hour session at Children’s Hospital, about 40 healthcare professionals and state legislators discussed some of the reasons for high infant deaths in the state.
CareSource's offices in downtown Dayton. CareSource is among 12 insurance companies offering plans on the Ohio marketplace.
This week the Affordable Care Act has inspired congressional faceoffs, online poetry, and a reading of "Green Eggs and Ham" on the Senate floor. Meanwhile, the federal government is scrambling to get ready for the launch of the marketplace, where Ohio’s uninsured will shop for health plans.
I walk the alleys some mornings and I have watched how gardens become bedraggled and overgrown with weeds at this point in the autumn, and all the intent of the gardener seems to be overgrown as well.
Gardens, like houses or yards or jobs or cars or families are certainly products of intent – either directly or indirectly. And the intrusion of natural decay or lack of care, in contrast, belies a breakdown of intent and application.
Dayton’s CityWide Development Corporation, a private economic development group, will hold an event Tuesday to raise awareness about geothermal energy. Leaders say Dayton’s underground water could be a boon to development.
Many autumns ago, my wife and I camped at the Cumberland Island National Seashore. Accessible only by ferryboat, Cumberland is the southernmost of the Georgia barrier islands, a wooded retreat with miles of white and empty beaches….and small herds of wild horses.
When we returned home, I started thinking for some reason about the wild horses, and I then decided that there should be a herd or two of wild horses in the suburban village where I lived, and I came up with a few reasons why this should be so.