Volunteers and social workers will be conducting a census of Hamilton County's homeless tonight. The Department of Housing and Urban Development requires communities to make the count once a year. Kevin Finn is director of Strategies to End Homelessness, and says the results determine where federal grants should go.
In what's being called a "major advancement," Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and other researchers around the country say young sickle cell anemia patients have a safer way to manage their disease.
Russell Ware, MD PhD,director of Hematology at Cincinnati Children's says the standard of care is lifetime blood transfusions for those at risk of stroke. But a clinical trial shows the medicine hydroxyurea is just as good as blood transfusions without the cost and side effects.
Eight members of Cincinnati Council have signed a motion ordering the administration to implement the app that would let people pay parking meters via their smart phones.
But, when that feature is activated and used, Parking Facilities superintendent Bob Schroer says the paid-for time won't show up on the meter. “If we wanted to put the time back on the meter, it was going to kill the batteries, quicker,” he says.