US vaping illnesses top 1,000; death count is up to 18

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of vaping-related illnesses has surpassed 1,000, and there’s no sign the outbreak is fading, U.S. health offici...

October 4th, 2019 |  


Investigators focus on rogue vape brand as illness spreads

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a widely known vape cartridge in the marijuana economy, but it’s not a licensed brand. And it’s got th...

October 4th, 2019 |  


US probe of vaping illnesses focuses on THC from marijuana

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials said Friday that their investigation into an outbreak of severe vaping-related illnesses is increasingly f...

September 27th, 2019 |  



Adena rolls out mobile 3D mammography unit

Adena rolls out mobile 3D mammography unit

CHILLICOTHE – Adena Mammography is hitting the road with the introduction of its first-ever mobile 3D mammography unit. The mobile unit brings t...

September 27th, 2019 |  


EMS adds chest compression system to better serve patients

EMS adds chest compression system to better serve patients

EMS patients requiring ongoing chest compressions will now have more consistent and continuous chest compressions thanks to the new LUCAS device.Fayet...

September 27th, 2019 |  


Handling venison safely key to stemming foodborne illnesses

Handling venison safely key to stemming foodborne illnesses

Hunting season starts soon, and we want to make sure we safely prepare any meat that we bag. Can you share some tips on how to do so?Deer hunting seas...

September 27th, 2019 |  


Fayette Co. Public Health highlights car seat safety

Fayette Co. Public Health highlights car seat safety

Every day in America, millions of parents and caregivers travel with children in their vehicles. While some children are buckled in properly in the co...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam’s Clubs following a str...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Many options for potassium

Many options for potassium

My doctor told me that I need to increase my potassium intake, but I’m not the biggest fan of bananas. How much potassium should I have daily, a...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Hepatitis A outbreak hits county

Hepatitis A outbreak hits county

Recently, Fayette County has had numerous cases of Hepatitis A, according to Fayette County Public Health. The health department has evaluated the sit...

September 19th, 2019 |