On Monday, Wright State University held the Community Forum on Newborns Exposed to Heroin. Congressman Mike Turner and the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association hosted the event, which was considered the kick-off event of a new push to deal with the rising numbers of newborn babies affected by heroin use.
Association President, Brian Bucklew, says the rising number of babies being born to drug-addicted mothers is staggering.
Sustainability has become a buzzword in contemporary society, but University of Dayton professor Bob Brecha thinks sustainability is a matter of survival, something citizens should things about in a deep and serious way.
In the dictionary, to sustain means “to keep in existence," also “to support from below”, or “to keep from falling or sinking”. That’s more direct than we often state it.
Carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere is at a level that is unprecedented in human experience. University of Dayton professor Bob Brecha explains how we know that we are responsible for the excess CO2.
Carbon dioxide, or CO2 is an important natural part of our atmosphere. Right now, CO2 levels are increasing rapidly. How much of this is part of a natural cycle or is it due to humans? Scientists know how to answer this question.
The Knox County village of Danville calls itself the gateway to Amish country. It’s here that the county health department has set up a makeshift clinic. It’s attracting dozens of families who come in to be vaccinated against measles.
In a handful of central Ohio counties, public health officials are traveling back roads and setting up these clinics in churches and town halls. They’re trying to contain a measles outbreak among the mostly unvaccinated Amish community.