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Ohioans turn over 45,000 pounds of prescription drugs

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Ohioans turned in 45,000 pounds of prescription drugs this fall during an effort to get rid of old and expiring medication.

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Ohio infant deaths decrease, but racial disparity continues

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Health officials say the number of infant deaths in Ohio decreased overall from 2016 to 2017, but racial disparity continued as deaths among black infants increased.

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Recalled infants' Ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar

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A New Jersey pharmaceutical manufacturer is recalling some infants' Ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar Stores over concerns that the medicine may be too potent. 

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St. Elizabeth Boardman recognized for top 5% in nation for patient experience

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St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital has been awarded the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for surgical services. ranking the Hospital among the best in the Nation for patient experience. 

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Time running out for Medicare open enrollment Video included

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Time is running out for those looking to potentially make changes to their Medicare coverage for 2019.  The open enrollment period for health care coverage for next year ends Friday, December 7th. 

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Recall expanded to 12 million pounds of beef over Salmonella concern

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Valley shoppers are being advised to check their freezers after several local grocery stores allegedly sold meat at the center of a national recall.  

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