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1120 Adams Street, Toledo, Ohio

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Yoga at Fleetwood’s Tap Room

Mix baseball with yoga during Fleetwood’s Tap Room’s free Saturday yoga classes, held throughout the summer at Hensville Park. The morning yoga session is a fresh way to spend time on the green. Most sessions run from 11am-noon, but the session on Saturday, July 8 goes from 10:30-11:30am. Every Saturday….

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A Perfect pair

Whether you love gardening or just want to enjoy some time outside, volunteer at the Toledo Botanical Gardens during the upcoming Weed & Wine session. A perfect pairing for horticulture enthusiasts who enjoy fine wine and conversation, these helpful sessions give volunteers the opportunity to dig into the garden with…

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Senior Exercise and Fitness

As an older person, improving your physical fitness is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Exercise can prevent many health problems and allows you to engage independently in activities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) exercise: Helps control arthritis pain Can…

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Bariatric Surgery: Can it help you?

It is obvious to even the most casual observer that we have a serious problem with obesity in our society. An individual who has a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or more is considered obese. BMI is computed by use of both height and weight measures. According to the…

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Pet health = your health

You should never be forced to consider cost when dealing with a loved one’s health issues— and that includes pets. The Community Pet Care Clinic seeks to remove financial barriers from the conversation by setting up a special fund for pet owners. The pet hospital offers competitive rates for all…

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Coping with Concerns for pharmaceutical drug prices

As we all know, there is a problem with rising health care costs. The Brookings Institute revealed that middle income spending on healthcare has increased 25 percent from 2007 to 2014. The Kaiser Family Foundation discovered that deductibles for individual workers have risen 67 percent since 2010. Drug cost increases…

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Decision Day – My Story

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Take time to talk to your family about your end-of-life wishes. The Advance Care Planning Coalition of Greater Toledo can assist you, free of charge, with initiating family conversations, getting the necessary forms and filling them out. Contact them today at 419-725-0523. When…

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We Need a Healthy Lake Erie

Lake Erie is an important and cherished resource which has serious problems due to harmful pollution, caused by toxic runoff from 146 Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) located in the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB). Pam Taylor, a member of Environmentally Concerned Citizens of South Central Michigan and the Michigan Sierra…

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February Health Notes

Toledo Hospital named a top 50 heart hospital ProMedica Toledo Hospital was named one of the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, a subsidiary of IBM. Hospitals named to the top 50 have lower re-admission rates for heart attacks and heart failure, higher inpatient survival rates, fewer patients…

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Dental Health As We Get Older

According to former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, a large percentage of people 65 and older retain their teeth, but approximately 1 in 4 seniors have periodontal disease. Seniors 65 and older are seven times more likely to have oral cancer than younger people. To keep your teeth healthy,…