1,300 Ohio pharmacies now offer overdose antidote without Rx

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two-thirds of Ohio’s retail pharmacies now offer the drug overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription, the sta...

October 19th, 2016 |  

Wayne HealthCare awarded the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation

GREENVILLE — Wayne HealthCare was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent, accreditati...

October 19th, 2016 |  

Overdose victims donate growing share of organs

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — It was the 2 a.m. phone call that every parent dreads.“Brandon is in the hospital, and he’s really sick,” ...

October 9th, 2016 |  

Rising cost of Medicaid expansion is unnerving some states

ATLANTA — The cost of expanding Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is rising faster than expected in many states...

October 5th, 2016 |  

New cardiac tool helps squad

New cardiac tool helps squad

ANSONIA — Ansonia Rescue Squad personnel are grateful for a new piece of equipment they have obtained. It’s the Physio-Control LUCAS®...

October 5th, 2016 updated: October 6th, 2016. |  

Sen. Faber and Jones announce passage of Bill to help babies

COLUMBUS — State Senator Shannon Jones (R-Springboro), Chair of the Senate’s Health & Human Services Committee, announced the passage ...

October 1st, 2016 |  

Suicides toughest, hardest cases to solve

GREENVILLE — Medicolegal Death Investigator Joe VanVickle with the Darke County Coroner’s Office said suicides are some of the hardest cas...

September 27th, 2016 |  

Local woman spreads awareness of rare disease

Local woman spreads awareness of rare disease

GREENVILLE —Katie Perry Loubier has taken the lead to spread awareness in the community about Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN), a painful medical disor...

September 26th, 2016 |  

Davidson introduces “Lead by Example” Act

Davidson introduces “Lead by Example” Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Warren Davidson (R-Troy, Ohio) introduced the “Lead by Example Act,” a measure th...

September 13th, 2016 |  

Double transplantee feeling great 5 years later

Double transplantee feeling great 5 years later

VERSAILLES — Kimberly Hiegel feels like a new woman since she underwent a double transplant (kidney and pancreas) five years ago.It’s not ...

September 10th, 2016 |