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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.

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.

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.