New Hampshire is latest state to sue OxyContin manufacturer

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The attorney general’s office sued Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the drug manufacturer has continued its de...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Fatal Addiction: Many polarized on punitive measures for pregnant women abusing drugs

Fatal Addiction: Many polarized on punitive measures for pregnant women abusing drugs

GREENVILLE — In Ohio, a pregnant woman can be charged with crimes associated with her; not her unborn child.According to the Substance Abuse and...

August 9th, 2017 |  


August is National Immunization Awareness Month: school students must be compliant

August is National Immunization Awareness Month: school students must be compliant

DARKE COUNTY — August is National Immunization Awareness Month.National Immunization Awareness Month was established to encourage people of all ...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Infant mortality disparity grows in Appalachia, study finds

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Placing much of the blame on smoking, a study chronicling the ongoing health crisis in Appalachia has concluded that the 1...

August 7th, 2017 |  


Breastfeeding Awareness Month promotes education and support

Breastfeeding Awareness Month promotes education and support

GREENVILLE — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one of the most highly effective preventive measures a mother ca...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Trump: Liberation from ‘Obamacare nightmare’ is close

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Celebrating a slim but symbolic health-care win in Washington, President Donald Trump told supporters in Ohio that the nation...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Walkers participate in 13th annual Relay for Life

Walkers participate in 13th annual Relay for Life

VERSAILLES — For those who have gone face to face with cancer and survived, clouds and rain cannot dampen their spirits.It was certainly no dete...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities

CHICAGO — President Donald Trump’s administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, business...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Survey: US uninsured up by 2M this year as gains erode

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. adults without health insurance has grown by some 2 million this year, according to a major new survey that...

July 10th, 2017 |  


GOP governors to party’s senators: Do no harm to health care

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The pressure is on Republican senators — from congressional leaders, conservative groups and impatient GOP voters...

July 9th, 2017 |