Don’t let germs make you sick

Don’t let germs make you sick

It’s flu and cold season. Avoiding the germs help us avoid the flu and colds, so where are the germs lurking? You might be surprised to find whe...

January 19th, 2018 |  


‘Help Me Grow’ offering infant massage classes at health department

Massaging your baby is a beautiful and loving way to begin a lifelong relationship. Infant massage is a preventive program that provides loving touch ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Leafy greens suspected in latest E. coli food poisoning cases

Leafy greens suspected in latest E. coli food poisoning cases

I am confused about the recent reports regarding leafy greens such as romaine lettuce. How is it that leafy greens can cause a foodborne illness?Well,...

January 15th, 2018 |  



OSU cancer hospital tries less invasive robotic surgery

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Daniel Brown just wanted to get off the phone and back to fishing.Months earlier, doctors had found cancerous polyps durin...

January 12th, 2018 |  


2 boys die from flu as hospitals report increased cases

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Health officials now say two boys from Ohio have died from the flu in what is shaping up to be one of the most severe flu se...

January 12th, 2018 |  


IV bag shortage has hospitals scrambling to treat flu

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An ongoing shortage of fluids used to deliver medicine and treat dehydrated patients has hospital workers scrambling in the...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Red Cross has urgent need for blood donors

Red Cross has urgent need for blood donors

The American Red Cross issued an urgent call this week for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now to help address a winter blood don...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Safely using your slow cooker

Safely using your slow cooker

Coming home on a cold evening to inviting smells of food from your slow cooker or “crock pot” makes us all feel so good. With food cooking...

January 10th, 2018 |  


In new rule, Trump tries to deliver a health care promise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Striving to fulfill a campaign promise, the Trump administration moved Thursday to facilitate the interstate sale of health in...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Community paramedics stem non-emergency calls to 911

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Though he’s a paramedic by trade, Randy Jones spends his work days scheduling doctor appointments, loading pill disp...

January 5th, 2018 |