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 |  


Adena earns Gold Award for stroke care quality

Adena earns Gold Award for stroke care quality

CHILLICOTHE – Adena Regional Medical Center’s Stroke Program has earned the American Heart and American Stroke Associations’ Gold Qu...

July 24th, 2019 |  


Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.The Centers f...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Ohio hospital system gets new leader after drug-dose deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died has named an interim r...

July 19th, 2019 |  


New standards aim to improve surgery for the oldest patients

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 92-year-old had a painful tumor on his tongue, and major surgery was his best chance. Doctors called a timeout when he sai...

July 19th, 2019 |  


FCMH Auxiliary presents scholarships to local students

FCMH Auxiliary presents scholarships to local students

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Auxiliary met recently to give three scholarships to Fayette County students graduating this year and inte...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Kelley joins FCMH Foundation Board

Kelley joins FCMH Foundation Board

Ty Kelley was recently elected to the Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation board of directors. The 15-member FCMH Foundation board is a ...

July 19th, 2019 |