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(BPT) Age and chronic illness can take a toll. A June 2017 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that the costliest health conditions in the U.S. include: heart disease, cancer, arthritis, stroke and type 2 diabetes. An estimated 117 million people have one or more chronic health conditions.

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Landmark ruling set standard for presidential powers

In April of 1952, during the Korean War, President Harry Truman issued an executive order directing Secretary of Commerce Charles Sawyer to seize and operate most of the nation's steel mills.

Date Published: May 21, 2018

Estate planning and digital assets

Planning for what happens to our assets after we pass has long included considering a standard list of financial accounts and physical possessions. These days, much of our business and personal lives are conducted electronically, bringing a whole new category of assets into the estate planning process. With changing privacy laws, new ways of storing sentimental materials and even brand new currencies, it is wise to take digital assets into account in the estate planning process.

Date Published: May 18, 2018

IBA Hague Office to mark Rome Statute 20th anniversary with push to wider audience of ICC equality of arms issues

As the international community prepares to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute, the treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC or the ‘Court’), the International Bar Association’s (IBA) Hague Office begins a drive to bring the work of the office, particularly on issues relating to fairness and equality of arms at the ICC, to wider legal and non-governmental organisation communities.

Date Published: May 18, 2018

Rockets go lights out on final day of MAC Championships

Senior Janelle Noe won the 1,500m in 4:17.01 to break the conference record as Toledo closed out the final day of the Mid-American Conference Championships, Saturday May 12, hosted by University at Buffalo. The Rockets leave Buffalo, N.Y. in third place with 74 points, claiming the second-best championship finish in program history (second place-2012).

Date Published: May 18, 2018

Home health care agency owner sentenced for committing $2 million fraud

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently joined Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, and other officials in announcing that the owner of an Athens County home health care agency has been sentenced to prison for committing fraud.

Date Published: May 17, 2018

It’s never too late to save in a 529, even during high school

You know the saying, “It’s never too late…” Well, it’s never too late to save for your child’s college education in a 529 plan, even if it’s their senior year of high school. Why? 529 plans offer many benefits to enhance the growth of funds placed aside for future college costs.

Date Published: May 17, 2018

Ohio Attorney General's Office holds training on overdose death investigation and prosecution

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office partnered with the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) to provide peace officers and prosecutors from across the state training on the investigation and prosecution of cases resulting from fatal opioid overdoses. Approximately 175 people attended the training at Southern State Community College in Wilmington.

Date Published: May 16, 2018

Ohio tech startup wades into net neutrality

While net neutrality protections were repealed last month, a local software company is utilizing blockchain technology to combat potential censorship from around the world.