Excessive heat can be deadly for elderly

Excessive heat can be deadly for elderly

Older adults are at increased risk for heat-related illness, complications COLUMBUS — Forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the 90s and t...

July 18th, 2019 updated: July 18th, 2019. |  


Excessive heat watch for Crawford, Richland and Morrow counties noon Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday

Excessive heat watch for Crawford, Richland and Morrow counties noon Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday

CLEVELAND -- An excessive heat watch has been issued by the National Weather Service. It goes into effect at noon Friday and ends at 8 p.m. Saturday. ...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Ohio research: SPF 30 shows promise in Melanoma prevention

Ohio research: SPF 30 shows promise in Melanoma prevention

COLUMBUS - Warmer weather means more time in the sun for Ohioans, and new research underscores the importance of using sunscreen when outside.A study ...

April 20th, 2016 |  



Allergy woes: Downside of good hygiene?

Allergy woes: Downside of good hygiene?

COLUMBUS - All the runny noses and itchy eyes tell us it’s allergy season in Ohio. From April to June, grass pollen creates problems for many. I...

April 10th, 2016 |  


Laser hair removal new option at Avita

Dr. Walter Bodjanac, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, is now offering laser hair removal at his medical office at Avita Ontario, next to Richland M...

March 26th, 2016 |  


Report examines health impacts of no paid sick time

Report examines health impacts of no paid sick time

COLUMBUS - Almost 2 million Ohio workers do not have access to paid sick leave, which a new report finds could be affecting the health of their famili...

March 25th, 2016 |  


Prescription drug overdose a common call in Ohio

Prescription drug overdose a common call in Ohio

COLUMBUS - Medications are intended to keep Ohioans healthy, but when used improperly they can lead to life threatening situations.It is National Pois...

March 21st, 2016 |  


Marion General Hospital Echocardiogram Lab and Outpatient Services receives Echocardiography accreditation

Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease &#...

March 20th, 2016 |  


Upcoming blood donation opportunities in Morrow County

Upcoming blood donation opportunities in Morrow County

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross invites individuals to give blood.March has been recognized as Red Cross Month by every U.S. p...

March 18th, 2016 |  


COTC class raises money for Knox County girl with rare disease

COTC class raises money for Knox County girl with rare disease

A class project at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) aims to make others on campus and in the community aware of a disease that is affecting the l...

March 18th, 2016 |