Anti-smoking advocates bemoan ‘faltering’ pace of FDA action

WASHINGTON (AP) — It seemed like a new era in the half-century battle against the deadly toll of tobacco: U.S. health officials for the first ti...

August 30th, 2019 |  


E-cigarette maker Juul facing mounting scrutiny by state AGs

WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Il...

August 30th, 2019 |  


ARMC west entrance to reopen Monday

ARMC west entrance to reopen Monday

CHILLICOTHE – After being closed for more than one year, patients and visitors to Adena Regional Medical Center (ARMC) will soon be able to util...

August 30th, 2019 |  



New research shows washing raw poultry dangers

New research shows washing raw poultry dangers

I just can’t stomach the idea of not washing raw chicken before cooking it. The slime on it is really off-putting. Isn’t rinsing out my si...

August 30th, 2019 |  


Ohio officials investigate 6 reports of vaping illness

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say they’re investigating reports of six Ohioans who vape who experienced breathing illnesses.The O...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


No such thing as male and female bell peppers

No such thing as male and female bell peppers

I saw a link on Facebook saying that male bell peppers have three bumps on the bottom and are better for cooking, while female bell peppers have four ...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Ultra-processed foods — Good? Bad?

Ultra-processed foods — Good? Bad?

What are Ultra-processed foods? Ultra-processed foods are manufactured foods that went through many processes before getting to the supermarket. Most ...

August 19th, 2019 |  


What to do about bagworms?

What to do about bagworms?

What to do about bagworms is currently a frequently asked question here in the OSU Extension Office.The distinctive mature bags (1 and a 1/2 to 2 and ...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Local resident recognized for nursing career

Local resident recognized for nursing career

The Nursing Honor Guard of Ohio’s Hospice recently recognized Susie Helfrich, a patient of Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, for her commi...

August 13th, 2019 |  


To boost workforce, medical schools try to sell rural life

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — On a field trip to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Ashish Bibireddy put on headphones and scrolled through a jukebox...

August 9th, 2019 |