What they have taken away

When the cable news outlets began to fill with reports of a college admissions scandal, I felt sick and angry for the forty years of my students who e...

March 19th, 2019 |  


CDC: Avoid ‘zombie’ deer meat

CDC: Avoid ‘zombie’ deer meat

Question: I keep hearing about “zombie deer.” What is that?Answer: What you are talking about is chronic wasting disease, a disease that h...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Association health plans have many pitfalls

Association health insurance is back!Perhaps you remember those policies that were offered to you as a member of a local business or social group or t...

March 18th, 2019 |  



Attend Carol Marak’s free Live events on Facebook @Carebuzz. Every Tuesday, 3 p.m. CST, the discussion focuses on proactive living in mid-life. (https://www.facebook.com/Carebuzz/)

Most of us want to stretch the dollar and lessen expenses. To have enough money to cover all the bills with enough left for travel, entertainment and ...

March 17th, 2019 |  


Local music departments ‘Spring Forward’

The local music students are engaged in many activities this spring, and we find ourselves amazed that they manage to do all these events, and homewor...

March 15th, 2019 |  


Vitale votes no on gas tax increase

Vitale votes no on gas tax increase

As you may have heard, the state of Ohio is currently working on legislation that would enforce a proposed gas tax increase of anywhere from 10 to 18 ...

March 14th, 2019 |  


Modeling healthy eating is beneficial to children

Modeling healthy eating is beneficial to children

Question: My little boy is at the age where he has decided he does not like to eat vegetables. As a parent, how can I instill better eating habits in ...

March 13th, 2019 |  


American cars, American jobs

American cars, American jobs

It’s time for the president to keep his promises to Ohio autoworkers.As GM began laying off workers in Lordstown last week, we also heard the co...

March 12th, 2019 |  


Medical marijuana now available for use in Ohio

Medical marijuana now available for use in Ohio

Signed on June 8, 2016 by former Governor John Kasich, as of January 2019 Ohio’s legalized medical marijuana law is now operational in Ohio. Wha...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Sometimes it’s the little things

I am an inveterate collector of “stuff” - from reading and TV and Facebook posts. Occasionally I run across an idea that blossoms into an ...

March 11th, 2019 |