House backs bill to ease calorie labeling requirements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fast-food chains would get some relief from government rules on listing calories for things like bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Area briefs

Y offers basketball shooting clinicMIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA is offering a basketball shooting clinic for youth and teens from K-12 o...

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 American women, but could it be goin...

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 BuddhadevContributing columnistWomen who have a healthy understanding of menopause as well as what the journey was like for their own mothers...

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 many of us feeling blue, wouldn’...

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 Medicare recipients can...

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 45 instead of 40, a c...

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, CNSContributing columnistMammograms can detect breast cancer before a lump is ever felt, however, according to the National Bre...

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 a month, the Tri-County Board of...

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 toddler outside the house, there is a pro...

September 15th, 2015 |