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Y offers basketball shooting clinic MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA is offering a basketball shooting clinic for youth …

January 18th, 2016 |  

Women should make cervical cancer screening priority

Women should make cervical cancer screening priority

It’s been more than 60 years since the pap test has become a standard form of cervical cancer detection for …

January 18th, 2016 |  

Proper perspective on menopause can help women get help needed

Proper perspective on menopause can help women get help needed

By Ashok Buddhadev Contributing columnist Women who have a healthy understanding of menopause as well as what the journey was …

November 28th, 2015 |  

Depressed? Look for help from a human, not a computer

Almost 8 percent of Americans 12 and older dealt with depression at some point between 2009 and 2012. With that …

November 14th, 2015 |  

Medicare ‘Open Enrollment’ scams

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 2015 Medicare open enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7. It’s the time when …

November 5th, 2015 |  

Start mammograms at 45, not 40

CHICAGO (AP) — New mammogram advice from the American Cancer Society says most women should start annual screenings at age …

October 24th, 2015 |  

Breast self-exam key tool in breast cancer prevention

Breast self-exam key tool in breast cancer prevention

By Kimberly Diltz, MS, CNS Contributing columnist Mammograms can detect breast cancer before a lump is ever felt, however, according …

October 20th, 2015 |  

Board rejects marijuana legalization

Board rejects marijuana legalization

MIAMI COUNTY — With the Nov. 3 ballot addressing Issue 3 on marijuana legalization for Ohio coming in less than …

October 7th, 2015 |  

The Miami County Park District offers program for moms and tots

The Miami County Park District offers program for moms and tots

TIPP CITY — Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or a babysitter looking for an activity to do with your …

September 15th, 2015 |  

Poll: Majority in US wants gov’t to curb prescription costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Move over, “Obamacare.” A new poll finds Americans worried about medication costs and broadly supporting government action …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Inflammation can sign of future cardiovascular disease

TROY — More Americans die from cardiovascular disease each year than from anything else, which is why researchers have placed …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Republicans push back against proposed dietary guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are pushing back against proposed dietary guidelines that urge Americans to consider the environment when …

June 24th, 2015 |  

Reflux disease can force ‘new normal’

Reflux disease can force ‘new normal’

Robert "Jerry" Ballard talks to his wife Eunice about a railroad lamp. Robert "Jerry" Ballard walks, in front of his …

June 22nd, 2015 |  

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