News

Adding 3D mammography to your traditional mammogram increases cancer detection and reduces false-positive results, according to a study published in...
In the 1940s, polio evoked fear in parents throughout the United States because the disease disabled so many children and adults. Thanks to a...
There really is no magical age to have "the talk" with your daughter. Every year, Van Wert Health presents an event called "It's a Girl Thing" where...
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) hosted its National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) in Kansas City, MO, April 27-30, 2022...
Summer often brings some much-needed fun in the sun. But as temperatures and humidity rise, so do the dangers of heat illness. According to the...
Van Wert Health announced their annual initiative to offer sports physicals for local student athletes in grades 7-12 at four schools in the...
Take out your driver's license and look it over. Do you see a little heart or any other indication that you've signed up to be an organ donor? If so...
Whether you’re an expecting parent, a brand-new parent, a grandparent or caregiver, knowing the ABCs of sleep safety for your newest family member is...
You may have heard the stories: Kidney stones have been described as some of the worst pain imaginable, second only to childbirth. The good news is...
Van Wert Health Hospital this month was named one of the top 100 rural and community hospitals in the United States for 2022 by the Chartis Center for...
There are many reasons why someone may need a hysterectomy, or removal of the uterus. For those who need this surgery, robotic assisted hysterectomies...
Your thyroid creates and produces hormones that play a role in many different systems throughout your body. When your thyroid makes either too much or...
Cervical cancer is common and relevant today. About 12,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. If caught early, cervical...
Let's give a warm welcome to the first baby born at Van Wert Health in 2022! Caleb and Shyanne gave birth to beautiful baby Roman on January 4...
UPDATE: As of 1:35 PM on Friday, December 17, the phone lines at all Van Wert Health facilities are fully operational. Thank you for your patience...
One year ago, on December 5, 2020 we moved patients into our brand new building, officially marking the opening of our new hospital. This December, we...
Most of our to-do lists are growing longer by the day, but taking care of yourself — and protecting your long-term health — should always be a...
Have you ever created a family tree? For those who have, you might be familiar with how much more knowledge and understanding you gain about your...
What is the difference between providers who practice internal medicine and those who are involved in family medicine? We know it’s confusing. Our...
Beginning November 3, Van Wert Health – Hospital will ease some of its restrictions for visiting patients in the hospital. In all patient care areas...