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Don’t go outside without a jacket! You’ll catch a cold! Is there any truth to that old wives’ tale? We asked an OhioHealth expert why we tend to get sicker in the winter, and if being cold can really make you sick. Read more

Studies have shown that reading to your baby is crucial for language development, which includes the sounds and rhythms of speech, vocabulary and communication skills. We take a closer look at how reading benefits your baby. Read more

Thriving in the Martial Arts

A four-part, first-person series written by Chris Hershberger on how he went from being a "poor punk kid" in Mansfield to an Olympic Taekwondo All-American coach.

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Editor's Note: This is part I of a four-part series on Thriving in the Martial Arts. Written by Chris Hershberger, he provides a first-person look at how he went from being a "poor punk kid" from Mansfield to an Olympic Taekwondo All-American coach. 

The past few days have been particularly good. On Friday, my oldest daughter Eloise warmed our hearts with a generous act of love for her sisters. For several months, she saved up “Awesome Bucks,” a positive behavior incentive at her after school program, until she had fifty to buy a mermaid…

Brought to you by Charles P. Hahn, CFP® in conjunction with Lincoln Financial Advisors*

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MANSFIELD — Christmas is a time especially for children and for children this means toys. Each year, more than 3 billion toys and games are sold in the United States with 65 percent of these sales occurring between Thanksgiving and the day before Christmas.

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As a child, I often would awaken in the middle of the night on Christmas Eve. I’d sneak downstairs and by the light of the Christmas tree, peek at the presents that had filled the corner of our living room. The promise and excitement bundled under our tree filled my heart to bursting. 

I’ve never been one for small talk. I am always seeking after a deeper, more meaningful conversation. The problem with small talk is that it’s completely generic; the same conversation can be had with anyone with nothing meaningful taken away on either side, at best leaving the relationship …

We all know the power of water. We know its importance to our body. However did you know that the temperature of the water makes a drastic difference in our overall health?

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I love the spirit of the holidays, and I especially love to give and receive gifts. I spend a lot of time thinking about what to give someone and try to zero in on the perfect gift for my loved ones each holiday.

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MANSFIELD — Each month a crew of dedicated volunteers prepare for and manage a book sale in Mansfield that offers thousands of books to the public for a nominal fee.

The fall season, especially in Richland County, is thrilling. Every leaf color combination possible lights up the grayest of days.

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Being a working mom means existing in the tension between feeling like you’re killing it and feeling utterly inadequate. My hours and days are often splintered among my work life, my marriage, my children, and time for myself. It’s amazing and it’s tough, because I can only give my full self…

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The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) has named this coming week as Healthcare Quality Week. They created the week to provide a platform to celebrate both the strides made to provide quality care in healthcare centers around the country as well as the professionals behind th…

Brought to you by Charles P. Hahn, CFP® in conjunction with Lincoln Financial Advisors*

Brought to you by Charles P. Hahn, CFP® in conjunction with Lincoln Financial Advisors*