People remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Cincinnati Monday have a full day to do it.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting the 39th annual King Legacy Awards Breakfast at the Freedom Center. During the 8:00a.m. breakfast six people will be honored for their leadership in strengthening the diversity of the community and for promoting the vision and legacy of Dr. King.
Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home or in the car face much greater odds of being readmitted to the hospital for asthma. In fact, it's a two-fold increase according to a study by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children's Hospital. Researcher's measured the blood and saliva of more than 600 children, looking for cotinine, a substance produced when the body breaks down nicotine.
Sweet Pea, the first shark ray to go on display in the Western Hemisphere is now pregnant. In a release the Newport Aquarium announced Saturday it marks the first time a shark ray has become pregnant while in a controlled environment.
The release says:
This historical achievement was made possible through Newport Aquarium’s revolutionary Shark Ray Breeding Program. Established in February 2007 with the introduction of an extremely rare male shark ray named Scooter, the Shark Ray Breeding Program (SRBP) is not just about reproducing this prehistoric looking fish.
"It changed something in me, the concerns I had about it and it didn't become a sort of thing to go about and tinker with," said Soden. "I wanted to see a substantial change in very ethically and informed ways."