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As Opioid Crisis Affects A New Generation, Experts Study Long-Term Effects Of Prenatal Exposure

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Sue Meeks has worked with children for years as a registered nurse. Meeks manages the family navigator program at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. Several years ago, she started noticing three and four-year-olds coming into the program with certain distinctive behaviors. “Children that appear to be neurologically very overstimulated,” she… Read More

Two Organizations Eye Carpenter Hall Purchase

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Two organizations are in the contract stage of acquiring Carpenter Hall in Athens, Ohio. In a Facebook post published last Tuesday, Integrated Services for Behavioral Health announced it will partner with the Ohio Finance Fund to purchase the building. Integrated Services plans to both purchase and renovate the building through low-income-housing tax credits. According to the… Read More

The Sigma Pi house

Parents of Deceased OU Student Sue Fraternity


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The parents of an Ohio University student who died last year are suing Sigma Pi Epsilon, the fraternity chapter he pledged to. Collin Wiant’s parents, Wade and Kathleen, are asking for over $25,000 in compensatory damages for each of the seven different claims against the Sigma Pi fraternity and its Athens chapter. The suit claims… Read More