CDC: Serious reactions to first 14 million COVID-19 vaccines extremely rare
Of the first nearly 14 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, serious adverse reactions were extraordinarily rare, according to CDC research published Friday. The findings, reported in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, illustrate that the vaccine is a safe preventative for the overwhelming majority of its recipients. “The postauthorization safety profiles for both vaccines […]
With fatal crashes on the rise, will Ohio legislators take action?
Somewhere in Ohio, there was a crash in the past hour involving distracted driving. In all likelihood, there will be one in the next hour. That is the reality in Ohio, where since 2014 there has been an average of one distracted driving crash every 40 minutes — about the time it takes to watch […]
Senators hear of need for center line rumble strips on Ohio’s highways
Having lost two sisters in separate fatal car crashes, Emily Ludwig is urging state lawmakers to act to make the state highways more safe for Ohioans. Her sisters, Amanda and Meghann, were both victims in Columbiana County crashes caused by distracted driving. In both the 2012 and 2014 crashes, another vehicle went left-of-center on an […]
Bill would set ground rules for electric scooters in Ohio
State Rep. James Hoops gave fellow legislators an offer they perhaps could not refuse. If any senators wanted to ride an electric scooter, Hoops said he knew some people who have one and would let them take a spin. These days, of course, e-scooters are as ubiquitous in Columbus and other big cities as are […]