Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio ranks near the bottom among states with poor infant mortality rates. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports — lawmakers are working with each other — across the aisle — to try and stem the crisis.
The Columbus Department of Health today says infant mortality is three times higher among African-American women than among white women.
More women are dying related to their pregnancies than in years past. While the maternal mortality rate in the U.S. – and in Ohio – is on the rise, most European counties tout much lower numbers. WOSU got some answers on what’s behind the increase.