Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near

TORONTO (AP) — The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the U.S. who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health official...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Breastfeeding shower held at health department

Breastfeeding shower held at health department

To celebrate breastfeeding month, the WIC office in Fayette County recently held a baby shower for their pregnant moms. It was held at the health depa...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Fall vegetable options plentiful

Fall vegetable options plentiful

I love to eat seasonal produce such as strawberries in the spring and sweet corn in the summer, but besides apples, I’m not sure what’s in...

September 13th, 2019 |  



FCMH looks to secure financing

FCMH looks to secure financing

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Board of Trustees passed a resolution this week to ask the Fayette County Commissioners to support financi...

September 12th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: Chalupas add a Tex-Mex twist

Last week we talked about the little fishing trip we had for Daniel’s birthday. Now, this week, I’ll fill in a bit about his birthday supp...

September 9th, 2019 |  


What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

September is “Library Card Sign-up” month! This is a time when the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide join togeth...

September 9th, 2019 |  


Generic drugmaker Mallinckrodt settles 2 opioid lawsuits

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the largest makers of generic opioids has settled a lawsuit with two Ohio counties in a move that means the company will...

September 6th, 2019 |  


US health officials report 3rd vaping death, repeat warning

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are again urging people to stop vaping until they figure out why some are coming down with serious breathi...

September 6th, 2019 |  


September is National Childhood Obesity Month

Obesity is a medical condition that occurs when a person carries excess weight or body fat that might affect their health. About 1 in 5 (19%) children...

September 6th, 2019 |  


Ohio investigates new reports of possible vaping illness

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say they’re investigating 11 additional reports of Ohioans who vape who experienced severe breathin...

September 5th, 2019 |