Agency on Aging sponsoring a diabetes empowerment program

Agency on Aging sponsoring a diabetes empowerment program

ONTARIO — The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. and Grace Episcopal Church are offering a free diabetes self-management workshop to the pub...

April 17th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


Galion Safety Council talking bed bugs at next meeting

Galion Safety Council talking bed bugs at next meeting

GALION — Bed bugs are on the agenda at the next Galion Safety Council meeting. Are the little critters a health and safety issue? A resurgence in th...

December 12th, 2018 updated: December 12th, 2018. |  


Extraordinary efforts: Avita honors nurses who go above and beyond

Extraordinary efforts: Avita honors nurses who go above and beyond

GALION — Three registered nurses at Avita Health System are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of The...

December 3rd, 2018 updated: December 3rd, 2018. |  



Mixing meds quite risky for seniors who drive

Mixing meds quite risky for seniors who drive

COLUMBUS — Nearly 50 percent of older adults report using seven or more medications while remaining active drivers, according to new research from t...

December 3rd, 2018 updated: December 3rd, 2018. |  


Column: Rural Americans most vulnerable to suicide

Column: Rural Americans most vulnerable to suicide

While the highly publicized deaths of celebrities have shocked America recently, rural areas are suffering the most. Each year, thousands of Americans...

December 3rd, 2018 updated: December 3rd, 2018. |  


Food safety alert: Stay away from romaine lettuce this holiday season

Food safety alert: Stay away from romaine lettuce this holiday season

FOOD SAFETY ALERT: CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we le...

November 21st, 2018 |  


Avita Galion gets ODH recognition for providing excellent rural health care

Avita Galion gets ODH recognition for providing excellent rural health care

GALION — This week, on National Rural Health Day, the Ohio Department of Health recognized Avita Health System’s Galion Hospital with The Chartis ...

November 19th, 2018 updated: November 19th, 2018. |  


Column: Being mindful with mindfulness

Column: Being mindful with mindfulness

Is your life a stress mess? Are you bombarded by worry? Are you anxious about what’s happening tomorrow? Has social media so seeped into your bra...

November 8th, 2018 updated: November 8th, 2018. |  


Focus on suicide prevention: In Crawford County, 57 died by their own hands in last decade

Focus on suicide prevention: In Crawford County, 57 died by their own hands in last decade

BUCYRUS ― Suicide is an issue that many people may not want to think about or discuss but it is also an issue that affects all of Crawford County, a...

October 22nd, 2018 updated: October 22nd, 2018. |  


Walk-in flu clinic today at Galion Health Department

Walk-in flu clinic today at Galion Health Department

GALION -- It's flu season in Ohio. To than end, the Galion City Health Department is having a walk-in flu clinic today, Monday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to ...

October 1st, 2018 |