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Hopeful sign in obesity fight? Chubby babies on the decline

The rate of youngsters at risk for obesity fell during the study, from almost 15 percent in 2010 to 12 percent overall in 2014, researchers from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.

FILE - In this July 13, 2015, file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich talks with Joshua Bowman, right, and Joe Shean during a visit at RP Abrasives in Rochester, N.H. Kasich is declaring his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on July 21. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Ohio House committee votes to pass 20-week abortion ban

Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill that Republican lawmakers hope to pass Thursday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. John Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

A photo of Jacob was at the center of the vigil.

Four area teens died by suicide in month of October

Four northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio teens took their own lives in less than a month. Thursday, one of them was laid to rest. His father hopes that by telling his son’s story, he may help prevent another death.

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Research finds talc doesn’t cause cancer; juries disagree

Two lawsuits ended in jury verdicts worth $127 million. Two others were tossed out by a judge who said there wasn’t reliable evidence that the talc in Johnson & Johnson’s iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer. So who’s right? And is baby powder safe?