Program teaches special-needs kids to avoid harmful drugs

By Joanne VivianoThe Columbus DispatchCOLUMBUS (AP) — Dr. Maria Demosthenous was excited about the ornate round box she held in front of 11-year...

April 25th, 2018 |  


After a death, how much can ‘broken heart’ hurt survivors?

(AP) — You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Getting kids to a good weight by 13 may help avoid diabetes

(AP) — There may be a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level. Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same ri...

April 5th, 2018 |  



Mother, daughter’s shared experiences include physical therapy

Mother, daughter’s shared experiences include physical therapy

As mother and daughter, Sharon and Danielle Poeppelman expect to share many experiences.Physical therapy was not one of them.When the need arose, howe...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Investigations begin into Ohio fertility clinic malfunction

CLEVELAND (AP) — A fertility clinic where thousands of frozen embryos and eggs may have been destroyed in a storage tank failure is being invest...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Seminar on understanding strokes upcoming

Seminar on understanding strokes upcoming

TIPP CITY — Koester Pavilion and SpringMeade Health Center, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, invite the community to join Dr. Rebecca...

March 15th, 2018 |  


New services, technologies can help with aging in place

By Katherine RothAssociated Press(AP) — There is nothing quite as devastating for many older people as having to leave the comfort of home becau...

February 27th, 2018 |  


Governors push bipartisan national health care compromise

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of governors working to strike compromise on hot-button policy issues took on the question of health care o...

February 27th, 2018 |  


Trump administration weighs mental health coverage option

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the outcry over the Florida school shootings, the Trump administration says it is “actively exploring” ways t...

February 27th, 2018 |  


Flu shot doesn’t cause influenza epidemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — You can’t get the flu from a flu shot. And public health officials aren’t blaming the vaccine for causing this sea...

February 27th, 2018 |