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Nearly 100 million Americans experience chronic pain, more than those who have diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. Pain is your body’s alarm...
Bisques are one of the great food indulgences. This Thai butternut squash bisque turns to coconut milk for its creaminess and flavor. Typically...
If you’re having urinary problems, it could be a sign of a medical condition or one of the urologic diseases that we regularly see in our practice...
Prostate health has long been a topic of men’s health, and there’s a lot to learn about it, both for men and for the women who love them. The prostate...
One of the best things you can do for yourself and your health is to keep up on preventative care: doctor's appointments, yearly exams, wellness...
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...