August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Breastfeeding is one of the best investments in saving lives and improving the health, social and economic development of individuals and nations. Alt...

August 9th, 2019 |  


Hospital provides ‘back to school’ hygiene kits

Hospital provides ‘back to school’ hygiene kits

With the first days of school right around the corner, Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) is doing its part to make sure students start the year ...

August 9th, 2019 |  


Food safety and homemade fruit – or vegetable infused water

Food safety and homemade fruit – or vegetable infused water

I’m planning to add either fresh strawberry or cucumber slices to a pitcher of water to serve with a lunch I’m hosting. Are there any food...

August 9th, 2019 |  



FCMH announces plans for cancer care

FCMH announces plans for cancer care

Fayette County residents who have been diagnosed with cancer or a hematologic disorder will soon be able to receive oncology and hematology services c...

August 5th, 2019 |  


Cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are bac...

August 2nd, 2019 |  


Health care comes in focus, this time as risk for Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates are split over eliminating employer-provided health insurance under “Medicare for All...

August 2nd, 2019 |  


Adena, Nationwide Children’s partner to expand close-to-home specialty care

Adena, Nationwide Children’s partner to expand close-to-home specialty care

CHILLICOTHE – Adena Health System President and CEO Jeff Graham on Monday announced plans to expand Adena’s current partnership with Natio...

July 29th, 2019 |  


Retreats help first responders regroup from stress

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Emergency dispatcher Laura Thomas rarely has to think back too far to find an example of what makes her job stressful.R...

July 26th, 2019 |  


Tests find no unusual radioactive material at closed school

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — State health officials and the U.S. Department of Energy say dust samples taken in late May from a southern Ohio school nea...

July 26th, 2019 |  


FDA supports standard language to help avoid food label confusion

FDA supports standard language to help avoid food label confusion

I recently went shopping and bought a bag of salad that says “best if used by June 14” on the packaging, a carton of milk that says “...

July 26th, 2019 |