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Trumbull, Mercer counties receive 'D' ozone grades

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A new air quality report gives Trumbull and Mercer counties a below average grade when it comes to ozone. 

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Ohio governor proposes raising smoking, vaping age

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Ohio's governor and the state's leading health officials are urging lawmakers to increase the age to purchase tobacco and vaping products in Ohio to 21.

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Senior's weakness for scams may be warning sign of dementia

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2015, file photo, a doctor points to PET scan results that are part of a study on Alzheimer's disease at a hospital in Washington. Scientists know that long before the memory problems of Alzheimer's b... (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2015, file photo, a doctor points to PET scan results that are part of a study on Alzheimer's disease at a hospital in Washington. Scientists know that long before the memory problems of Alzheimer's b...
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Researchers: Seniors who aren't on guard against scams also might be at risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. More>>

US measles count up to 555, with most new cases in New York

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that U.S. meas... (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that U.S. meas...
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US measles cases have surged again, and at this pace will set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. More>>

Some Ben & Jerry pints recalled over nut mislabeling

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If you are a fan of Ben & Jerry's ice cream and have nut allergies there is a recall you should know about. 

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Tips to make Easter baskets healthier Video included

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For many kids, Easter baskets are expected to have candy of different sorts; jelly beans, marshmallow chicks, and the classic chocolate bunny. 

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Some Chips Ahoy cookies recalled

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The maker of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies is recalling some of the product sold at Walmart and other retailers. 

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Trader Joes, Whole Foods included in recall

Melon sold at Walmart, Target, GFS others recalled over Salmonella concern

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Salmonella contamination concerns have prompted the recall of some melon products sold at Walmart, Target, GFS, Trader Joes, Whole Foods and other stores in 16 states including Ohio and Pennsylvania. 

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100-year-old yoga instructor keeps moving, dancing Video included

(AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey). In this April 5, 2019, image made from a video, 100-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch teaches a yoga class in Hartsdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey). In this April 5, 2019, image made from a video, 100-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch teaches a yoga class in Hartsdale, N.Y.
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A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. More>>

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