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For the first time in North America and the second time worldwide, Cleveland Clinic doctors delivered a baby from a uterus that was transplanted from a deceased donor.

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MORELAND HILLS — People under the age of 21 can no longer buy tobacco products in the village. The new law approved by council raises the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old in an effort to promote health and safety.

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About 30 persons came to the Kent State University Geauga campus Sunday to find “common ground” on sustainable construction as a way to preserve the environment and save money while doing it.

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Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers reported last week they are surpassing the national average for successful treatment of those with alcohol and drug addictions, but are struggling to find a sober house for women in Geauga County.

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After several fits and starts along the way, medical marijuana became available to patients with doctor recommendations at dispensaries throughout Ohio beginning in January. Six months later, the program is running fairly smoothly but there is still room for improvement, industry officials said.

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Round 1 Ministries in Russell has become a center for healing, physically and mentally. Children, teens and adults who need help go to the building at Chillicothe (Route 306) and Kinsman (Route 87) to work out under the instruction of the Rev. Morris Eason.

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Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center are screening participants in a new, national Alzheimer’s disease clinical research study evaluating the potential benefits of an investigational medicine for people with mild-to-moderate AD.

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Members and friends of the Geauga Family YMCA in Chardon will be swimming, biking and running for a good cause Sunday at the first annual Tri For a Reason indoor triathlon.

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When Riva Adamovsky gets in her car after Flex Chair Yoga class at the Solon Senior Center, she often sits for a moment before driving off. That is because she is overcome with calmness, she said.

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Northeast Ohio residents now have the opportunity to determine the probability of having a heart attack within the next 10 years in as little as 15 minutes through a calcium scoring noninvasive test offered for free by University Hospitals of Cleveland.

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Last Friday, Ronan Feldman boarded his school bus with green hair. Sprayed with temporary color, his green locks served as a reminder to his Kenston Middle School classmates of the Sunday event to come. On Monday, he boarded bald, void of the green that went with the weekend.

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They may not contain tobacco, but e-cigarette aerosol is far from harmless. The sweet smelling vapor contains nicotine, the same addictive drug found in tobacco cigars and cigarettes.

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When former Solon resident Sharon Rotblatt began the local chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance more than six years ago, she was a caregiver for a loved one with a mental illness and experiencing a feeling of isolation.

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Out of all 50 states in the union, Ohio is the only one without a comprehensive state plan for treating and combating Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Ohio Senate Bill 24, introduced last week by Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko, D-Richmond Heights, and Sen. Steve Wilson, R-Mainevil…

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Geauga County residents will have a new recycling center later this year for unloading electronics, small appliances and hazardous wastes such as paint. Normally, people have to drive to the Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste Management District in Warren to dispose of the items or wait for their c…

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After receiving a “significant donation,” University Hospitals of Cleveland announced Tuesday that it will be changing the name of UH Chagrin Highlands Health Center to UH Minoff Health Center at Chagrin Highlands.

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WOODMERE — The landscaping design at Eton Chagrin Boulevard took home the project of the year award from the 46th Annual Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Awards. Eton’s entry in the seasonal color category wowed judges with the vibrant display of colors over three seasons, according to…

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It may be below freezing outside, but locally grown and prepared food remains well within reach. Geauga Fresh Farmers Market had its first winter market this season last Saturday at Lowe’s Greenhouse in Bainbridge with Tiffany Mentzer as coordinator.

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RUSSELL — Township trustees said they plan to notify residents about the use of the recycling center, which is located behind the former fire station on Chillicothe Road (Route 306). Issues continue concerning leaving debris and non-recyclable items in the large recycling bins.

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ORANGE — Council President Brandon Duber gave his final push last week to pass a ban on plastic bags at the point of sale for businesses in the village. Despite the Ohio House’s vote to block local taxes on or limit the use of plastic bags, Village Council members approved the ordinance, as …

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Dr. Jihad Kaouk, a Cleveland Clinic urologist, and his team are making strides in the medical field by becoming the first in the U.S. to perform prostate surgeries using a Single Port SP Robot. This new robot, which Dr. Kaouk helped develop, utilizes new technology to make surgeries more pre…

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If winning a football state championship is hard, doing it with a team ravaged by injuries is nearly impossible. As the Kenston High School Bombers dominated their way to the first state championship in program history, the team’s athletic training staff worked all season long to keep player…

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The City of Solon was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for a multipurpose trail linking the city to neighboring Bentleyville and Bainbridge Township.

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A cardiopulmonary resuscitation machine is helping to save lives of those in cardiac arrest, and University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center recently donated one, valued at $15,000 to the Auburn Fire Department.

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This can be a rough time of the year for the seemingly fragile monarch butterflies. That’s what Claire Kirschner, 5, and her family learned this past Sunday at Frohring Meadows in Bainbridge during a special monarch migration game trail.

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The Orange High School cheerleading team keeps the crowd energized during Friday night football games. Yet what often catches the attention of fans on both sides of the stadium is the lone male on the Orange squad, Mason Fleshman, displaying his jumps, tumbles and showmanship.

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Solon began a citywide textile and soft recyclables collection about two years ago and the program continues to be a benefit, Service Director William Drsek said last week.

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SOUTH RUSSELL — A natural gas leak last Sunday in the village required the evacuation of residents living in several homes until the leak could be repaired. South Russell police, with the help of Russell and Chagrin Falls police, closed Bell Road, Kensington Green and West Bel-Meadow Lane, a…