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Diarrhea causing parasite lurking in Ohio pools
 Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections linked to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread when people swallow water contaminated with human feces, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, Ohio health officials identified 1,940 people sick...

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Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections linked to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread when people swallow water contaminated with human feces, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, Ohio health officials identified 1,940 people sick...
Dorothy Lane launches home-delivery service
 Dorothy Lane Market is adding home delivery as an option to its online grocery shopping and curbside pick-up service launched earlier this year called DLM Drive-Up. Groceries can be ordered for deliver at www.DLMDriveUp.com in neighborhoods surrounding the three Dorothy Lane locations in the following zip codes: 45066, 45409, 45419, 45429...

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Dorothy Lane Market is adding home delivery as an option to its online grocery shopping and curbside pick-up service launched earlier this year called DLM Drive-Up. Groceries can be ordered for deliver at www.DLMDriveUp.com in neighborhoods surrounding the three Dorothy Lane locations in the following zip codes: 45066, 45409, 45419, 45429...
Butler County pools take precautions against diarrhea-causing parasite
 Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections linked to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread when people swallow water contaminated with human feces, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, Ohio health officials identified 1,940 people sick...

Posted: 2 days ago

Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections linked to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread when people swallow water contaminated with human feces, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, Ohio health officials identified 1,940 people sick...
Marijuana sales will beat NFL revenue, report says
 The National Football League — the world’s richest sports league — raked in $13 billion in revenue last year, based on published reports, but that figure pales in comparison to the $35 billion in sales the legalized marijuana industry is expected to generate by 2020. That’s according to a recent report from Greenwave...

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The National Football League — the world’s richest sports league — raked in $13 billion in revenue last year, based on published reports, but that figure pales in comparison to the $35 billion in sales the legalized marijuana industry is expected to generate by 2020. That’s according to a recent report from Greenwave...
April home sales set record in Dayton area
 April home sales in the Dayton area were the strongest on record, according to the latest figures from the Dayton Area Board of Realtors (DABR), which Wednesday reported an increase in sales, prices and volume last month, compared to the same month a year ago. Sales were up 1.31 percent from April last year to a total of 1,316, while the...

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April home sales in the Dayton area were the strongest on record, according to the latest figures from the Dayton Area Board of Realtors (DABR), which Wednesday reported an increase in sales, prices and volume last month, compared to the same month a year ago. Sales were up 1.31 percent from April last year to a total of 1,316, while the...
Health care bill hurts Ohio job growth, critics say
 Efforts to derail the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act threaten to reverse years of steady job gains in Ohio’s health care sector and put the broader statewide economy at risk. Those were the findings in a new report Tuesday from Policy Matters Ohio, which detailed how the health care sector has grown...

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Efforts to derail the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act threaten to reverse years of steady job gains in Ohio’s health care sector and put the broader statewide economy at risk. Those were the findings in a new report Tuesday from Policy Matters Ohio, which detailed how the health care sector has grown...
Local jobless rates fall in April
 Regional jobless rates declined sharply last month as employment rose in most counties and major cities, based on numbers released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. In Montgomery County, the area’s most populous county, the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent from 4.8 percent in March and 4.7 percent in the...

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Regional jobless rates declined sharply last month as employment rose in most counties and major cities, based on numbers released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. In Montgomery County, the area’s most populous county, the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent from 4.8 percent in March and 4.7 percent in the...
Pool related diarrhea infections skyrocket in Ohio
 Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections tied to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread through contact with the feces of an infected person, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, there were 1,940 cases of cryptosporidium infections...

Posted: 4 days ago

Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections tied to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread through contact with the feces of an infected person, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, there were 1,940 cases of cryptosporidium infections...
Unemployment down, so is hiring in Ohio
 Ohio unemployment figures released Friday showed a slight decline in the monthly jobless rate, but the positive trend was overshadowed by a continued decline in employment that has culled nearly 10,000 jobs from the state’s economy over the past two months. Still, state officials and labor market researchers cautioned against reading...

Posted: 7 days ago

Ohio unemployment figures released Friday showed a slight decline in the monthly jobless rate, but the positive trend was overshadowed by a continued decline in employment that has culled nearly 10,000 jobs from the state’s economy over the past two months. Still, state officials and labor market researchers cautioned against reading...
Ohio sheds nearly 6K jobs in April
 Ohio’s unemployment rate edged down to 5 percent in April from 5.1 percent in March even as employers statewide eliminated 5,700 jobs over the same period, the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services announced Friday. RELATED:
            Many Ohioans still struggling despite low unemployment The biggest job losses were in construction...

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Ohio’s unemployment rate edged down to 5 percent in April from 5.1 percent in March even as employers statewide eliminated 5,700 jobs over the same period, the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services announced Friday. RELATED: Many Ohioans still struggling despite low unemployment The biggest job losses were in construction...
Stock volatility reflects fears with Trump

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U.S. stocks bounced back Thursday from the previous day’s sell-off, but experts warned that market volatility is likely to remain high in the wake of political turmoil in Washington that helped drive the Dow Jones Industrial Average down nearly 400 points Wednesday. It was the worst day for the U.S. equities trading in eight months...
Hiring up for interns, entry-level workers
 U.S. employers expect to hire more interns this year than last year, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), which also shows positive projections for full-time, entry-level hires. RELATED:
            Ohio economy expected to heat up in 2017 The combined trends indicate employers are once...

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U.S. employers expect to hire more interns this year than last year, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), which also shows positive projections for full-time, entry-level hires. RELATED: Ohio economy expected to heat up in 2017 The combined trends indicate employers are once...
Pot sales poised to outpace ice cream sales
 Retail sales of medical and recreational marijuana in the United States are expected to reach $5 billion to $6 billion this year and surge to as high as $17 billion by 2021, according to new projections from Marijuana Business Daily. Last year, sales of medical and recreational marijuana reached an estimated $4 billion to $4.5 billion &mdash...

Posted: 9 days ago

Retail sales of medical and recreational marijuana in the United States are expected to reach $5 billion to $6 billion this year and surge to as high as $17 billion by 2021, according to new projections from Marijuana Business Daily. Last year, sales of medical and recreational marijuana reached an estimated $4 billion to $4.5 billion &mdash...
Stocks plunge on Trump turmoil; down more than 370 points
 U.S. stocks fell sharply in late-afternoon trading Wednesday as investors fretted that the latest turmoil in Washington could hinder President Donald Trump’s pro-business agenda. The steep drop, which sent the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 300 points, ended an unusually long period of calm in the markets. Financial stocks...

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U.S. stocks fell sharply in late-afternoon trading Wednesday as investors fretted that the latest turmoil in Washington could hinder President Donald Trump’s pro-business agenda. The steep drop, which sent the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 300 points, ended an unusually long period of calm in the markets. Financial stocks...
Mass casualty exercise planned in Kettering
 A mass casualty exercise has been planned Sunday morning near Kettering College and Kettering Medical Center 3535 Southern Blvd. in the city of Kettering. More than a half dozen police, fire and emergency agencies will participate in the full-scale exercise, scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. RELATED:
            Mass fatality exercise held in...

Posted: 9 days ago

A mass casualty exercise has been planned Sunday morning near Kettering College and Kettering Medical Center 3535 Southern Blvd. in the city of Kettering. More than a half dozen police, fire and emergency agencies will participate in the full-scale exercise, scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. RELATED: Mass fatality exercise held in...
Officer’s near fatal OD from fentanyl exposure prompts health warning
 Dayton area residents may be in danger of suffering a drug overdose simply by coming in physical contact with drugs that contain fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid commonly mixed with heroin. The Community Overdose Action Team (COAT) of Montgomery County issued the warning Tuesday, just days after an East Liverpool, Ohio, police officer...

Posted: 10 days ago

Dayton area residents may be in danger of suffering a drug overdose simply by coming in physical contact with drugs that contain fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid commonly mixed with heroin. The Community Overdose Action Team (COAT) of Montgomery County issued the warning Tuesday, just days after an East Liverpool, Ohio, police officer...
Workers failing drug tests hits 12-year high
 Drug use in the workforce has reached its highest level in 12 years, according to a new report from New Jersey-based Quest Diagnostics, one of the largest workplace drug-testing companies in the U.S. Overall, positivity in urine drug testing among the combined U.S. workforce in 2016 was 4.2 percent — a five percent relative increase...

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Drug use in the workforce has reached its highest level in 12 years, according to a new report from New Jersey-based Quest Diagnostics, one of the largest workplace drug-testing companies in the U.S. Overall, positivity in urine drug testing among the combined U.S. workforce in 2016 was 4.2 percent — a five percent relative increase...
Officer’s overdose leads to public health warning
 The Community Overdose Action Team of Montgomery County is warning residents that they may be in danger of overdose just by coming in contact with drugs that contain fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid drug commonly mixed with heroin. The warning comes just days after an East Liverpool, Ohio police officer overdosed after coming into contact...

Posted: 10 days ago

The Community Overdose Action Team of Montgomery County is warning residents that they may be in danger of overdose just by coming in contact with drugs that contain fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid drug commonly mixed with heroin. The warning comes just days after an East Liverpool, Ohio police officer overdosed after coming into contact...
People living longer in two area counties
 People in this region are living longer, healthier lives than they did 35 years ago, but lifespans can vary dramatically, depending on where you live, according to new research. Overall, the average life expectancy at birth in this nine-county region increased from 74.06 years in 1980 to 78.07 years in 2014, according to a report from The...

Posted: 13 days ago

People in this region are living longer, healthier lives than they did 35 years ago, but lifespans can vary dramatically, depending on where you live, according to new research. Overall, the average life expectancy at birth in this nine-county region increased from 74.06 years in 1980 to 78.07 years in 2014, according to a report from The...
Premier Health now out-of-network for UnitedHealthcare plans
 A deadline has passed, which means that Dayton-based Premier Health Network is no longer participating in UnitedHealthcare’s network for employer-sponsored, individual and those with UHC-managed Medicaid plans. Starting today May 14, all Premier hospitals and physicians are considered out-of-network for these plans. UnitedHealthcare...

Posted: 13 days ago

A deadline has passed, which means that Dayton-based Premier Health Network is no longer participating in UnitedHealthcare’s network for employer-sponsored, individual and those with UHC-managed Medicaid plans. Starting today May 14, all Premier hospitals and physicians are considered out-of-network for these plans. UnitedHealthcare...
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