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Sharing Culture and Music

A group of Findlay High School students recently performed at a self-organized musical evening entitled “A Classical Piano Concert” at St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Findlay

Support For Addicted Moms-To-Be

Pregnant women who are addicted to opiates face an increased risk of health complications from both the drug use and the lack of prenatal care. Every woman who gives birth at Blanchard Valley Hospital is screened for drugs in her system, something that is standard at most hospitals. But by then, the effects of the

International Adoption Connects Mother And Son

When Rachel Walter was a little girl, she dreamed of adopting a child someday. Eventually, in travels for her former employer, the University of Findlay (UF), that desire was enhanced. On one visit to an orphanage in the Dominican Republic, a UF student showed Rachel a picture he had taken. The camera had captured Rachel

Grace Speaks Makes a Move

A brick residential home has been overhauled inside to provide the 501(C)(3) non-profit Grace Speaks with three well-equipped clinic rooms for families in need of affordable speech therapy. Grace Speaks was founded by Nicole Leslie and her husband Dr. Todd Leslie to provide a low-cost option for speech therapy for families in Hancock County. The

Tips To Eradicate Teenage Acne

One of the most dreaded teenage experiences is acne: pimples, whiteheads, blackheads and other skin blemishes can seem disastrous. According to Dr. Michael Cairns, MD, a dermatologist at Blanchard Valley Associates, acne is a common, normal part of bodily changes during puberty, but kids and teens can take steps to care for their skin and

Communicating With Dignity

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 26 percent of adults in the United States lives with some type of disability, but the disability is not the whole of who they are. People First Language offers a way to communicate that message.