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 |  


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 |