Wednesday, March 12 2014 7:17 AM EDT2014-03-12 11:17:35 GMT
A walk to benefit those with multiple sclerosis will take place in just two weeks but organizers are asking for your help now. Out of 9 MS walks in the state of Georgia, one will take place in AlbanyMore >>
A walk to benefit those with multiple sclerosis will take place March 29th but organizers are asking for your help now.More >>
Wednesday, March 12 2014 3:52 AM EDT2014-03-12 07:52:07 GMT
Albany Police want you to be extra cautious if you hit the road early in the morning.After the switch to daylight saving time over the weekend, it's now still dark as many students get on school busesMore >>
Albany Police want you to be extra cautious if you hit the road early in the morning.More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-03-12 03:34:58 GMT
Animal rights activists are mobilizing to fight a bill they say would legalize animal abuse. Right now, it's illegal to capture wild animals without a permit in Georgia, but House Bill 423 would let huntersMore >>
Animal rights activists are mobilizing to fight a bill they say would legalize animal abuse.More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-03-12 03:31:58 GMT
An Albany family is asking for help to pay for the funeral of a teenager who drowned Sunday. The funeral for 13 year-old Brady Brown is set for later this week, but the family needs help with the expensesMore >>
An Albany family is asking for help to pay for the funeral of a teenager who drowned Sunday.More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-03-12 03:26:56 GMT
The Dougherty County School Board has not named any finalists for the superintendent's job, but members are interviewing candidates.They conducted their first in-person interview this evening behind closedMore >>
The Dougherty County School Board has not named any finalists for the superintendent's job, but members are interviewing candidates.More >>
We share the Restaurant Ratings Report with you each week to keep you and your family safe, not to make you lose your appetite. Keep that in mind with these latest findings.More >>
SPRINGFIELD, OH (Toledo News Now) -
One Ohio city ranked worst in the nation in 4 of 15 categories in a recent health and well-being survey, more than any other city in America.
Springfield, Ohio was ranked worst when it comes happiness, frequent exercise, asthma and smoking in the recent Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index survey.
The survey compared data from 357 American cities, and ranked them from worst to best in each category. It concluded that Americans living in cities in the East and the West have higher well being, while those in the Midwest and the South have lower well being.
According to researchers, 75 percent of lower-range well being cities are located in the Midwest and the South, while forty percent of higher-range well being cities are in the West.
Click here for more information on the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index.
Note: Springfield, OH is located northeast of Dayton. Springfield Township is a suburb of Toledo.