Doctor says nicotine speeds up addiction

“Nicotine is sort of a catalyst for addiction,” said Dr. Brad Lander, clinical director of addiction medicine at the Ohio State University...

December 8th, 2017 |  


FCMH Same Day Care Clinic now offers online reservations

FCMH Same Day Care Clinic now offers online reservations

In order to help patients spend less time in the waiting room, Same Day Care Clinic at Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) is now offering online ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Holiday potluck food safety tips

Holiday potluck food safety tips

My office is having a holiday potluck next week – do you have any tips to make sure I don’t do anything that will make my co-workers sick ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


FCMH Foundation to host ‘The Great Gatsby Gala’

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation is hosting its fourth-annual fundraising gala this Saturday with the theme being: “The Gr...

December 6th, 2017 |  


More US kids in foster care; parental drug abuse a factor

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of children in the U.S. foster care system has increased for the fourth year in a row, with substance abuse by parent...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Health care fallout: Fate of 8M low-income children in limbo

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — TC Bell knows what life is like without health insurance after growing up with a mother who cobbled together care from a publ...

December 1st, 2017 |  


FCMH, Adena partner to expand pulmonary services

FCMH, Adena partner to expand pulmonary services

Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) and Adena Health System announced Wednesday that they are partnering to provide local patients with expanded p...

November 29th, 2017 |  


VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

HEROLD, W.Va. (AP) — A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent ...

November 24th, 2017 |  


The dangers and potential of ‘natural’ opioid kratom

(THE CONVERSATION) — Given the opioid addiction crisis, it would seem preposterous that an opioid is legal for use in the United States and can ...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Don’t stuff or wash the bird

Don’t stuff or wash the bird

My mom and grandma have always cooked the stuffing in the turkey each Thanksgiving. But now, I hear that practice should be avoided – why is tha...

November 17th, 2017 |