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It’s a sobering fact - about 17,000 alcohol-related deaths occur on U.S. highways every year.

In Ohio, a driver is considered impaired with a blood alcohol level of .08 (it’s .02 for drivers under 21 and .04 for commercial drivers). As one might expect, a person’s BAC increases with each drink. The level is also affected by weight, gender, how fast drinks are consumed and the amount of food in a person’s stomach.

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Social Security Manager in Bowling Green, OH

Social Security is making the disability process much faster for people with rare diseases and cancers. That’s because Social Security has begun the first phase of its Compassionate Allowances initiative -- a way to expedite the processing of disability claims for applicants whose medical conditions are so severe that their conditions obviously meet Social Security’s standards.

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The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department will host its first-ever drive-through flu clinic Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the southwest portion of the Lucas County Recreation Center’s parking lot located at 2901 Key St., Maumee.

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