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Sure, your doctor can do this. But you can, too. And for stroke patients, it could be a lifesaver.

A Simple Way To Reduce Stroke Risk: Take Your Pulse

An irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation is a big cause of stroke, especially for people who have recently had a stroke. But it's not something that most people can feel.

Doctors test for atrial fibrillation by hooking people up to an electrocardiogram machine at the office, or having them wear a Holter monitor for a day or a week. There are also implantable monitors to check for afib, but they aren't widely used.

The grief-stricken Palestinian mother of 1-year-old Abdulrahamn Abed al-Nabi carries his body after he was killed in an Israeli military strike along with their cousin, 3-year-old Hadi Abed al-Nabi.

Gaza Conflict Day 17: Here's What You Need To Know

The Federal Aviation Administration is now allowing American flights in and out Israel.

If you remember, the FAA banned flights to Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday, after a rocket landed about a mile from the airport.

Local Headlines

Thursday, July 24, 2014

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Farmers National Banc Corp., parent of Farmers National Bank and Farmers Trust Co., reports $2.35 million in net income, or 13 cents per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30. This compares to first-quarter net income of $2.19 million, or 12 cents a share, and second-quarter 2013 net income of $1.87 million, or 10 cents per share. In its earnings report, released Wednesday, Farmers points to loan growth of 6.9% since June 30, 2013. Net loans stood at $630.42 million at June 30, $618.80 million at March 31, and $589.25 million at June 30, 2013...

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Author:  Josh Medore YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The affiliates of Habitat for Humanity in Mahoning and Trumbull counties will merge within the next two to six months, says Monica Craven, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning County. “The Mahoning County Habitat has had a lot of success with homebuilding. Trumbull has been an all-volunteer operation that's struggled to build as many houses or serve as many families,” she explains. “We came together and talked about how we might do better together than separately.” Craven...