Addiction a matter of health, not crime

Drugs have been around for thousands of years, whether it was used as medicine, for religious ceremonies, or for recreation. They became illegal in th...

April 6th, 2017 |  


The danger of fake news

The American news industry is currently in the middle of a crisis.According to a poll from Gallup, only 32 percent of Americans say that they have a g...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Don’t fear your cancer risk

By Heather HampelGuest ColumnistWhen genetic tests first emerged, they raised a tough question: Would you rather know you’re at high risk for ca...

April 4th, 2017 updated: April 4th, 2017. |  


It certainly is an uncertain world

It all started the other day when I turned on the radio in my car and the newscaster said: “President Trump said today …”I never eve...

April 2nd, 2017 updated: April 2nd, 2017. |  


What’s wrong with medical marijuana?

What’s wrong with medical marijuana?

Results from a July 2016 Gallup poll “…found that 13 percent of adults in the U.S. report currently using marijuana…43 percent of ad...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


Stopping deadly opioids at the border

Stopping deadly opioids at the border

The opioid addiction epidemic takes far too many lives and destroys too many families across Ohio, and one of the biggest culprits of the deadly overd...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


Data doesn’t explain ‘why’

Data doesn’t explain ‘why’

In a recent article, I criticized state politicians for creating educational policies that are based on the myth that schools and schools alone impact...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


Education helps conquer a lifelong fear

Education helps conquer a lifelong fear

Last weekend, I conquered one of my biggest fears alongside a few of my closest friends.I didn’t jump out of an airplane. Although, it now sound...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Soldiers still in Afghanistan for good reason

Is keeping soldiers in Afghanistan for this long a good idea? To answer this question in short, yes it is. The war on terror began all because of the ...

March 31st, 2017 |  


TROY — The Wittenberg Woodwind Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center for the Drawing Room Chamb...

March 31st, 2017 |