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.
The latest Ohio Health Issue Poll shows that Ohioans with higher incomes report better health; while their counterparts in poverty are showing a decline in their physical well-being. Interact for Health spokesperson Jennifer Chubinski, says many factors affect both health status and income. Ms. Chubinski told WNKU’s Matt Kelley the results of the poll really aren’t that surprising. (get more information about the Ohio Health Issues Poll at www.healthfoundation.org )
Sophomore nursing students at the University of Cincinnati are opening their iPad minis, instead of textbooks this fall. U.C. College of Nursing spokesman Chris Edwards says the students can connect to apps that let them access content that’s not possible with traditional course material.
The implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Kentucky is nearing, and it has some people asking questions like what does it do? Who is covered? What does it cost? And, when will it begin? WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Jeff Staton, staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society to find out what the ACA is, and who is covered.
The fifth annual Cowboy Copas Memorial Concert takes place tonight and Saturday night at the Red Barn Convention Center in Winchester, Ohio. Ken Armstrong is with the historical society in Adams County, where the country music star was born. He says this year's event is special, because it's the centennial of Cowboy Copas' birth ; and it's the 50th anniversary of the plane crash that killed Copas and several other performers, including Patsy Cline. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked to Armstrong about the concert and the career of Cowboy Copas.
People use reviews and ratings on a regular basis to select a restaurant or movie to attend. But, there’s no national quality rating system for pre-K education or childcare. Debbie Mathias, spokesperson for the “Build Initiative”, says that may soon change. Ms. Mathias talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about why a national guideline system is so important.
The City of Dayton Ohio is becoming a national role model for its work to support immigrants and engage them in business opportunities in the community. Migwe Kimemia, program director for the American Friends Service Committee says Dayton is a place for African immigrants to find peace. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr. Kimemia what special challenges people coming from Africa face…