Russ Kent column: I am not a fan of ‘Tobacco 21’ legislation

Russ Kent column: I am not a fan of ‘Tobacco 21’ legislation

I don’t smoke, and I don’t vape.I enjoy a cigar on the golf course or at a wedding a couple times a year. But if I never smoked one again,...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Ohio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law starts today

Ohio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law starts today

NORTH CENTRAL OHIO — Ohio’s new “Tobacco 21” law takes effect today, raising the age to purchase cigarettes, other tobacco products and altern...

October 17th, 2019 updated: October 17th, 2019. |  


Opinion column: Making progress, but war on opiods is not yet over

Opinion column: Making progress, but war on opiods is not yet over

For far too long, prescription pain medication, heroin, and fentanyl have broken families apart and devastated communities in Ohio. In 2017, our opioi...

October 16th, 2019 |  



Be alert behind the wheel; Deer-vehicle collisions reach their peak in November

Be alert behind the wheel; Deer-vehicle collisions reach their peak in November

NORTH CENTRAL OHIO — Ohio drivers beware. Your risk of colliding with deer increases in October, according to officials at the Ohio Department o...

October 16th, 2019 |  


There is still time to get your flu shot

There is still time to get your flu shot

RICHLAND COUNTY — There is still time to get your flu shot before the next flu season leaves its mark on Ohio.What are the benefits of flu vacci...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Tips for seniors to ensure a healthy road trip

Tips for seniors to ensure a healthy road trip

(StatePoint) When thinking about road trips, you might envision college kids heading on adventures, but older adults take road trips, too, according t...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Opionion column: Congress should lower out-of-pocket Medicare Part D costs

Opionion column: Congress should lower out-of-pocket Medicare Part D costs

As Congress considers proposals to bring down drug costs for seniors, one plan they must consider is capping the out-of-pocket costs for Medicare Part...

October 9th, 2019 |  


179th airmen helping to combat Ohio’s war against opioids

179th airmen helping to combat Ohio’s war against opioids

MANSFIELD — Nearly 40 years ago, President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse “Public Enemy No. 1.” Since then, law enforcement has b...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Community Counseling, Third Street Family Health clinic joining forces to provide better health care

Community Counseling, Third Street Family Health clinic joining forces to provide better health care

BUCYRUS — Area residents seeking a one-stop shop for health care will soon be able to take advantage of a collaboration between Community Counseling...

October 7th, 2019 updated: October 7th, 2019. |  


Tips for taking care of gross household pests

Tips for taking care of gross household pests

(StatePoint) While a pest problem can cause embarrassment and concern, you can take comfort in the fact that not only is the problem is more common th...

October 7th, 2019 updated: October 7th, 2019. |