Blest be the tie that binds

During this stay-at-home/social-distancing phase of the coronavirus pandemic, daily life is not radically different for me. As a teacher I routinely s...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Shop wisely in midst of COVID-19

Shop wisely in midst of COVID-19

QUESTION: What steps do I need to take when grocery shopping in light of the coronavirus pandemic? ANSWER: COVID-19 is not a foodborne disease. While ...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Mobilizing manufacturers to fight the coronavirus

Mobilizing manufacturers to fight the coronavirus

This crisis is different from anything we’ve seen in our lifetimes. It’s going to take a sustained response over many months to slow the s...

March 30th, 2020 |  



Keep your immune system strong

During these tough times of the coronavirus, please stay healthy and keep your immune system strong. A recent newsletter from eDoc Health offers good ...

March 29th, 2020 |  


Healthy eating when stressed

Healthy eating when stressed

Question: My kids are out of school for several weeks now, as part of my state’s efforts to lessen the spread of coronavirus. As a result, IR...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Mailbox smashers strike U.S. 36

The other day I heard Rush Limbaugh inform parents that their children are probably just average. Lots of people are convinced their children are exce...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Supporting Ohio communities during a pandemic

Supporting Ohio communities during a pandemic

In the middle of this public health crisis, I am in constant communication with Governor DeWine, Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, and other health ...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Facing it all together

What a year last week was! Life still resembles itself, but only vaguely. I vowed not to touch the V-I-R-U-S keys in preparing this week’s colum...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Interesting little tidbits

Although my articles for this column usually involve a unified theme, occasionally I patch together a bunch of totally unrelated items just for the fu...

March 16th, 2020 |  


Guest Column: Ohio is ready for Election Day

Guest Column: Ohio is ready for Election Day

This Tuesday, March 17 is Election Day in Ohio and three other states. Not too long ago, the fact that Election Day in Arizona, Florida, Illinois and ...

March 15th, 2020 |