Baseball Star. Tobacco User. Dead at 54.

By Edward F. Posluszny, D.D.S. FLT News Columnist – Sometimes a shocking story provides a powerful explanation of the connection between oral health and your overall wellness.

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“Oh, you don’t need a trust!”

By Debbie J. Papay, Attorney FLT News Columnist – Recently a client was in our office for her three-year trust review. She commented that her “banker” told her she didn’t need a trust. Change the word “banker” to any of these terms—accountant, financial advisor, insurance agent, stockbroker, hairdresser, bingo friend, or dog sitter—and I have heard this kind of armchair quarterbacking too often in my three decades of practicing law. Notice one commonality to all those identities: none of them are licensed attorneys!

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Barron’s Lawn Service dedicated to helping customers with lawn care needs

Matthew Kent

Barron’s Lawn Service works with residential and commercial clients in Northwest Ohio and

Southeast Michigan in providing a number of services, including lawn maintenance, renovations,

mowing, mulching and weeding.

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Don’t waste money on hearing aids (buyer’s guide)

By Dr. Clint Keifer FLT News Columnist – No matter the purchase price, hearing aids that don’t work and end up in your dresser drawer are a bad investment. Unfortunately, most people are bombarded by gimmicky marketing designed to pull you in with “hooks” so that a sales commission can be made. Needless to say, your best interests are not served in this scenario.

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Budzinski Insurance brings a new insurance agency to Waterville under a local face

By Chris Galford

She is a Toledo native, but after

working on the West Coast for years, it was in 2012, two years after Obamacare was signed

into law, that she returned home, with a goal of starting something new—that something would

eventually become the independent brokerage agency, Budzinski Insurance.

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Headaches

By Dr. Cynthia Ratkowski FLT News Columnist – It is estimated that 45 million Americans suffer from headaches they call tension, migraine, sinus and just plain headache. The cause of headaches has been debated for years. There are many triggers to be considered: stress, diet, sleep loss, muscular strain, chemicals, then environment.

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Shawn’s Irish Tavern sees continued growth in area

By Matthew Kent

Shawn’s Irish Tavern has continued to see growth over the years since owner Jeff Lark and

his brother, John, purchased the original location in Toledo on Heatherdowns Boulevard in 2002

before a decision was made to expand to other locations.

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Loma Linda holding celebrity waiter event Aug. 25 to benefit Mundt Cardiology Fund

By Matthew Kent

The fundraiser in Swanton, known as From the Heart, has grown in popularity over the years,

and started after local restaurateurs, Alfred and Adela Mundt, decided to give back to UTMC

after Alfred received a heart transplant, said Jeanie Kunzer, manager and longtime partner

of Loma Linda.

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From ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ to the streets of Maumee: Tom + Chee

By Chris Galford

“We are vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free—we have options for all of those.”

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What can investors learn from the All Stars?

By Lori Cannon FLT News Columnist – Baseball’s best players gathered in Minneapolis this week to participate in the All-Star Game. If you’re a fan or even a “weekend athlete,” you can admire these players for their abilities, even if you—like the vast majority of humanity—can’t hope to duplicate them. But if you’re an investor, you may be able to learn some practical lessons from the All Stars.

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Documenting your family’s medical history benefits current and future generations

By John Baldwin FLT News Columnist – Mrs. Bender stared at her doctor’s framed medical diploma while trying to recall her parents’ health issues. “Well, that’s all in the past,” she stammered. Not one to seek medical help over the years and now age 81, Mrs. Bender struggled to piece together her own medical history, let alone her parents’. “I think my dad had hives, or was that high blood pressure?”

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Wesson Builders wins remodeling award

By FLTN Staff

Wesson Builders won the 2014 regional award in the Kitchen Remodel $50,000- $75,000 category. The winning project was selected from over 300 entries judged on overall design, the creative use of space and materials, and the degree to which the project enhanced the original structure.

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Toledo’s Taiwan Cuisine celebrates one-year anniversary

By Chris Galford

This year, Taiwan Cuisine celebrates a one year anniversary of bringing their country’s

native diet to the streets of Toledo.

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Charlie’s Restaurant opens fourth location in Maumee

By Chris Galford

“There’s nothing much different on the menu, but we’re focusing a little more on the pizza, the dips, the gyros, the kebabs, stuff like that,” George said. “A local designer in town helped us with the design. We had the space and we wanted to utilize and develop the property, and give people a little bit more Greek feel with their alcohol and Mediterranean cuisine … a little different feel, changing with the times.”

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Historic Eastwood Theater reborn as site for Cornerstone Church and family-friendly movies

By Wendy Cornett

“We now have a state-of-the-art digital projector. The sound is amazing; the picture quality is amazing, and we have a full concession stand,” explained Josh Harnegie, who oversees community relations and outreach for the Eastwood Theater.

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Myopia control: Can we stop the progression of nearsightedness?

By Dr. Roxanna Potter FLT News Columnist – It’s a common story: A child has trouble reading the board in elementary school, gets glasses, and then the prescription proceeds to get worse every year until they reach graduation. This has been the fate of nearsighted people worldwide. The scientific term for nearsightedness is myopia, and a great deal of research is currently being done to find a way to stop this progression.

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AAA Standard Services celebrates 50th anniversary

By Matthew Kent

A Toledo-based business that offers specialized cleaning services involving tile floor

maintenance, carpet and upholstery cleaning and mold remediation plans to celebrate its 50th

anniversary this month.

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Keep your home warm this winter with All-Nu Construction

By Dan Mahl FLT News Columnist – Though it may seem odd to think about in the middle of summer, it’s never too early for homeowners to prepare for winter. The cold weather will be here before you know it. When it arrives, will you be prepared? New windows can help to keep drafts out, preserving your home’s natural temperature and helping you save money on bills.

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The ABCDEs of melanoma detection

By Dr. Hope Mitchell, Board Certified Dermatologist FLT News Columnist – Brown spots and moles on the skin usually are harmless—but not always. Melanoma is the most common form of cancer for young adults ages 25-29 and the second most common form of cancer for young people 15-29 years old. It kills an estimated 8,790 people in the U.S. annually. It can develop from an existing mole or “de novo”—that is suddenly, where you have never seen a mole. It is very important to get to know your skin and to recognize any changes in your moles. Look for the ABCDE signs of MELANOMA:

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Tiger Bakery in Toledo offers Mediterranean fare

By Matthew Kent

Tiger Bakery in Toledo has a long history that dates back to 1971, and has become known for

serving food from the Mediterranean region.

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Two minutes that can save your teeth

By Dr. Brian Gardiner FLT News Columnist – One of the easiest ways to take care of ourselves is also one of the easiest to do incorrectly. Brushing your teeth was taught to you (hopefully) as a young child. Unfortunately, brushing with a correct technique can be hard to do. Some tips to remember:

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Is it possible to lose 4-14 inches in 1 hour?

According to Jason Peisley, D.C., Clinic Director at Fairwood Health & Body Transition, it is possible to lose 4-14 inches in 1 hour. “So many people are struggling to flatten their tummy,” said Dr. Peisley.

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Wings Station in Swanton sees expansion, community support

By Matthew Kent

The restaurant, located on East Airport Highway owned by Steve Bubulya, has seen some

changes to its menu over the years, including a transition to opening early for breakfast.

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Whitehouse Inn offers visitors casual dining experience

By Matthew Kent

Tony is the owner of the Whitehouse Inn in Whitehouse, Ohio, that offers a casual

dining experience with burgers, steak, seafood and other menu items available to order.

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