In most circles talking about death is considered taboo or morbid but now there’s a worldwide movement to change that and it’s coming to Cincinnati. The first meeting sponsored by Arlington Memorial Gardens of a “Death Café” is being held on Monday, October 21st at 7:00 p.m. The global movement was founded by Jon Underwood of England, and brought to the U.S. by Lizzy Miles, a social worker in Columbus, Ohio.
The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating plus some olive oil and even a glass of red wine. Research shows even though this diet is not low fat it can reduce the risks of heart disease and also help with weight loss.
A crew from a national cable TV sports channel has spent a lot of time in Cincinnati during the past year. While a good portion of their time has been at the home of the Cincinnati Reds the team has not been their focus.ESPN has been following the story of Teddy Kremer, a 30-year-old with Down Syndrome who's been the team's honorary batboy 3 times and now has a job with the organization .
In early August of this year a pool of mosquitos tested positive for the West Nile virus in a wooded area of a southwest Ohio park. There were 121 reported cases of West Nile virus in Ohio in 2012, including seven deaths – two of them in Hamilton County. Health officials say one case has been reported so far this year in Ohio. The disease is spread by infected mosquitos and can cause serious symptoms, including high fever, convulsions and paralysis.
Healthy Eating sounds like a good idea but it’s not always easy, fun or affordable…at least that’s how it seems . Hectic schedules sometimes make cooking a chore and healthy cooking…well….doesn’t always happen for those who’d like it.
A Cincinnati neighborhood is the winner of The Reds Community Fund and Proctor and Gambles complete makeover of three baseball fields plus additional community projects at Hirsch Recreation Center and Gabriel’s Place.