You probably do it without any thought, put your hands under the dryer after washing your hands at a public restroom. Have you every thought about what exactly is being blown onto your hands? Think about it, every time you flush, fecal bacteria may be shooting up into the air. In a recent national study, scientists say from there, it goes into the hand dryer and onto your hands. "Just wash my hands, put them under there. Don't really give it no thought," Toledo resid...
Jonathan Sagaser is one of millions of American parents working to send his kids to college. "We had the inspiration to do it early on," he says. Jon and his wife own Sebastiano's Italian restaurant in South Toledo. Their three children, age six, four and two spend a lot of time there as the couple sometimes works 60 to 80 hours a week as small business owners. They plan to pay for half of each of their children's education. "I guess we just want to give them a little b...
We're all familiar with our fantastic metroparks, the Toledo Zoo and the Toledo Museum of Art. We have our staples, but if you're up for an adventure this summer, and need to watch your wallet, you need ideas and advice. "The more you can be out and about doing things, the less time they're spending in front of a tablet or a TV," said Jen Sherwin. Between nieces and nephews, babysitting, and her own child, Sherwin has finding things to do down to a science.
You’re sore from overdoing it at the gym or spring cleaning. But you can’t slow down, and instead you pop an over-the-counter painkiller such as Advil (ibuprofen), aspirin, Tylenol (acetaminophen) or an Aleve (naproxen). They're not prescription pills, but could these pain pills be dangerous to your health? Dr. Rashid Khalid with Mercy Health says yes. “Unfortunately, they’re under this impression it’s safe. That’s why they’re bein...
The average gas price may be climbing - some places getting close to $3 a gallon - but it doesn't mean you have to give up planning that summer road trip. By using fuel reward perks at gas stations, drivers are finding foolproof ways to save at the pump.
It's been 10 years since the Bluffton bus crash. 10 years since Tim Berta was barely able to walk, or talk. Wednesday at 6pm, WTOL 11's Jerry Anderson visits with Tim to find out why he's refusing to quit!
Ten years after Detective Keith Dressel was killed in the line of duty, WTOL 11's Michelle Zepeda is still learning new details about how difficult that night was for those who were there that night - Thursday at 6 p.m.
Although 88 percent of college athletes were involved in multiple activities as children, there's still a push to pick a single sport. WTOL 11 investigates the physical and mental risks of sport specialization.
Two of the most commonly confused terms in weather are watches and warnings. And as WTOL 11 Chief Meteorologist Robert Shiels says they have two very different meanings and it's very important that you understand the difference.
"Don't let the bed bugs bite" became a real life expression for an area man. According to him, his used bed purchase came with an unwanted bonus, and his situation only seemed to worsen when he tried to return it.
Many of us love those amazing daily deal offers that pop up in our inbox. But our investigation reveals some of those offers aren't working out as advertised, and complaints about major daily deal companies are piling up.
The economy is improving, and recent conditions are reflected in the travel industry. Not only are travelers spending more, but hotels, airlines, and cruise lines are, too, as they look to capitalize on consumers' wanderlust.
You've heard about devastating medication errors happening with people, but pet owners listen to this: the FDA just issued a new warning because investigators are finding prescription mistakes happen with pet meds too.
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