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Open house set for East Side Carrera Program
An open house will be held Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. at the old Franklin Elementary School, 310 Steadman St., for the new Carrera Program being launched in East Toledo by the YWCA of Greater Toledo and the Children’s Aid Society.

The program, developed in 1984 by Dr. Michael Carrera and the Children’s Aid Society, is an adolescent pregnancy prevention program that uses a holistic approach to empower youths. It will work with boys and girls beginning in the fifth grade and follow them through high school and beyond.

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For many years, hearing loss has been considered either an occupational hazard or a natural occurrence of growing old. But as recent studies indicate, and local hearing experts confirm, hearing loss is becoming more and more prevalent in younger demographics, and many children are not getting the treatment they need.

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President, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 
During pregnancy, ob-gyns use routine lab and diagnostic tests to monitor the health of women and their babies. Your doctor may recommend certain blood, urine, or cervical cell tests over the course of your prenatal care. 
• Blood glucose tests screen for the amount of sugar (glucose) in the bloodstream. High levels can signal diabetes. Unchecked diabetes can lead to liver damage, birth defects, stillbirth, and other complications for mother and baby. The disease can often be controlled with a special diet and exercise, but medication may be necessary for some women.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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