Crowd-sourcing may make medical charges transparent

In a recent column I reported on an effort in Ohio to bring price transparency to medical services. Ohio state representative Jim Butler had spearhead...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Two ways Congress can our make police officers safer

Two ways Congress can our make police officers safer

Earlier this month Ohio experienced a tragic loss, as another police officer was killed in the line of duty. He responded to a call for help and was a...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Steinem never had a child

The Associated Press article on Gloria Steinem (Urbana Daily Citizen, May 18, p. 8) reports her as saying “The question is not pro-abortion or a...

May 24th, 2017 |  



Let’s address problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Let’s address problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Recently the media reported that the White House is considering cutting 95 percent of the funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDC...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Students beautify cemetery

The trustees of Evergreen Cemetery would like to thank the Graham students who came out to do some spring cleaning in the cemetery on United Service D...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: Square meals in hard times

We Baby Boomers did not experience the Great Depression or the war years first-hand, but we certainly grew up being influenced by those extraordinary ...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Check out apps to help plan perfect trip for grandparents and grandkids

Summer equates to vacations. It’s the most favorable time for road trips. Kids are out of school and ready to take a trip with the grandparents....

May 18th, 2017 |  


Carol Marak at Seniorcare.com has ideas on making friends

Having friends makes life a lot more fun, enjoyable and easier to deal with challenges. But as one grows older, research shows, it’s harder to h...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Not another bailout

Not another bailout

Too many in Washington and on Wall Street seem to have amnesia about the devastation the Great Recession wreaked in communities across the country ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Get hydration tips from American Heart Association, Prevention and CDC

Get hydration tips from American Heart Association, Prevention and CDC

Question: Now that spring is here and the weather is warming up, I plan to be outside more doing all kinds of strenuous outdoor activities. What are s...

May 15th, 2017 |