All sixteen state senators and representatives from the Northern Kentucky area are inviting citizens to a Feb. 2 meeting in Erlanger to hear what issues they want the Kentucky legislature to deal with this year.
The Northern Kentucky Legislation Caucus meeting will run from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Erlanger City Building, 505 Commonwealth Avenue.
The number of Ohioans being hospitalized due to influenza has leveled off over the past week. That’s the word from the state health department.
"We have 586 new flu associated hospitalizations this week. That's very similar to the 584 that were reported last week," said department spokeswoman Tess Pollock. "It's too early, however, to say if the peak has passed or if it's a temporary plateau, so we'll just continue to monitor the flu activity throughout Ohio."
If you've ever blamed the weather for a splitting headache, you might be right. A new University of Cincinnati study finds that lightning may affect the onset of headache and migraines.
"What we found was that on days with lightning around the patients' homes there was approximately a 30-percent increase in headache activity, or headache occurrence, and also a 30-percent increase in migraine," said fourth-year medical student Geoff Martin, one of the researchers.
The study looked at chronic headache sufferers. There are a number of ways lightning might be a trigger.