In August a Columbus mother let her baby drown in a bathtub after she drank eleven beers, took painkillers and smoked marijuana, yesterday she was sentenced to four years in prison for her infant son's death.
Twenty-two-year-old Sharina Burkes pleaded guilty last month to a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of eight-month-old Marcus Burkes Junior.
She could have received up to ten years in prison.
Police say Burkes recalled giving the baby a bath...
The state has now decided to do it’s part in helping physicians with malpractice law suits.
One local hospital official believes it’s a good step, but a small one in order to solve a much bigger issue.
President of Genesis Health care systems Tomas Sieber says, “in Zanesville I believe we’ve lost three physicians- two that retired early and one that left the community. I think that was directly attributed to malpractice insurance that wasn’t affordable.”
If you have trouble hearing you are not alone. More than 21 million people of all ages have some degree of hearing loss.
But this is becoming more of a problem among young children.
Susan Beam, an Audiologist says, “Frequently what the parents tell me is that sometimes the kids will hear and sometimes they don’t. They’re turning the television up louder they’re not answering when they’re called even if it’s something they want to respond to. If a parent has concerns about...