Adena earns Gold Award for stroke care quality

Adena earns Gold Award for stroke care quality

CHILLICOTHE – Adena Regional Medical Center’s Stroke Program has earned the American Heart and American Stroke Associations’ Gold Qu...

July 24th, 2019 |  


Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.The Centers f...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Ohio hospital system gets new leader after drug-dose deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died has named an interim r...

July 19th, 2019 |  



New standards aim to improve surgery for the oldest patients

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 92-year-old had a painful tumor on his tongue, and major surgery was his best chance. Doctors called a timeout when he sai...

July 19th, 2019 |  


FCMH Auxiliary presents scholarships to local students

FCMH Auxiliary presents scholarships to local students

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Auxiliary met recently to give three scholarships to Fayette County students graduating this year and inte...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Kelley joins FCMH Foundation Board

Kelley joins FCMH Foundation Board

Ty Kelley was recently elected to the Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation board of directors. The 15-member FCMH Foundation board is a ...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Adena Health Foundation awards over $111,000 in health care scholarships

Adena Health Foundation awards over $111,000 in health care scholarships

The Adena Health Foundation has awarded scholarships to 77 area students pursuing degrees in the health care field. In total, $111,300 in scholarship ...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Shortening trainee doctor hours hasn’t harmed patients

When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patie...

July 12th, 2019 |  


Hospital fires 23 workers in case of excessive doses, deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died fired 23 nurses, pharm...

July 12th, 2019 |  


Dozens vie for chance to grow medical marijuana in Utah

NEPHI, Utah (AP) — The wide metal barn on the Utah alfalfa farm owned by Russell and Diane Jones will host their youngest son’s wedding ne...

July 12th, 2019 |