A clinic in Springfield is offering an alternative approach to affordable health care. It is one of the first of its kind in the Miami Valley. And as WYSO's Wayne Baker reports, it is eliminating the role of insurance companies to keep costs low.
Our latest episode features special guest Dr. Sharon Sherlock, Executive Director for Reach Out Dayton. The Reach Out Dayton clinic provides free medical care to residents of Montgomery County, Ohio who find themselves without health insurance.
Environmentalists and local officials complain that proposed standards for extracting oil and gas from the shale beneath Ohio don't go far enough.
The Columbus Dispatch reports drilling firms won't have to reveal all the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. That's a horizontal drilling technique that releases natural gas from shale by breaking up the rock with chemical-laced water.
This episode features Dr. Robert Arceci, the current director of Pediatric Oncology at Johns Hopkins University, editor-in-chief of Pediatric Blood and Cancer magazine, and the creator of A Lion in the House, an Emmy-Award winning documentary released in 2006 that provides the unique perspectives of pediatric patients with cancer who come from starkly varying socioeconomic backgrounds.