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8th annual Shamrock Run registration now open

The New Philadelphia Business and Community Association will hold the eighth annual Shamrock Run/Walk 5K.

Union Hospital hosts free classes for dealing with chronic pain

Two registered nurses at Union Hospital who have been professionally trained in strategies to manage chronic pain and all of the related issues it can produce will lead the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program.

Walk with a Doc will be Saturday, Feb. 4

Union Hospital's free monthly walking program, Walk with a Doc, will feature Dr. Jeffrey Burrier, a family physician with the hospital-operated practice of Newcomerstown UPS.

Healthy U Lay Leaders desire to facilitate programs in AAA-9 service area

The Area Agency on Aging, Region 9, is looking for caring, committed leaders with the desire to make a difference in their community by leading an evidence-based workshop.

Partnership kicks off preventive health campaign

The Tuscarawas County YMCA and The United Way of Tuscarawas County are kicking off a preventive health campaign to raise awareness about the health risks associated with diabetes and high blood pressure.

‘Food Over Medicine’ program to be presented

The Dover Public Library will host a program titled Food Over Medicine: The Conversation That Could Save Your Life.

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host free diabetes support group

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host a free diabetes support group meeting in its first floor St. Francis conference room.

Union Hospital UPS Family Health Center North to open

Union Hospital and its hospital-owned medical provider network, Union Physician Services, will improve health care access and basic services for many of its patients when it opens UPS Family Health Center North in Dover.

Health screen helps detect issues early

Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen at Mako's Market.

First Walk with a Doc of 2017 to be held Saturday at Union Hospital

Union Hospital's first monthly Walk with a Doc of 2017 is approaching, and this month's featured topic will be a presentation from Mary Marshall.

Free weight loss and diabetes prevention mini seminar

The Tuscarawas County Public Library and Trinity Hospital Twin City have teamed up to provide a free weight loss and diabetes prevention mini seminar at the New Philadelphia Library.

Resolution Run highlights dedicated participants

Community Mental Healthcare will host The Resolution Run at Anytime Fitness in Dover.

Trinity Hospital wins Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care award

Trinity Hospital Twin City has received an Excellence in Patient Care award presented by Studer Group, a Huron Healthcare solution.

East meets West when engineer shifts gears to holistic practice

It was when Stahl went to a health and wellness expo that she first learned about Bioenergetic Medicine and the Biopulsar Reflexograph. Now she speaks about Eastern healing techniques and philosophies.

Health checks offered at Mako's in Uhrichsville

Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen at Mako's Market.

Trinity Hospital Twin City receives national recognition

Trinity Hospital Twin City announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health for overall excellence in Patient Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction.

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host free diabetes support group on healthy holiday eating

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host a free monthly diabetes support group meeting, and the next meeting will discuss healthy holiday eating.

Trinity Hospital Twin City hosting health screen at Mako’s Market

Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen at Mako's Market in Uhrichsville.

Union Hospital Walk with a Doc will feature Dr. Lindsey Moore

Dr. Lindsey Moore will be the featured doctor at Union Hospital's next Walk with a Doc event.

YMCA offers diabetes prevention

The Tuscarawas County YMCA is encouraging residents of Tuscarawas County to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes through health programs.

Diabetes Screening Day scheduled at Union Hospital

The annual Diabetes Screening Day will be held in the Union Hospital auditorium. Appointments are required and can be made by calling the hospital Community Relations Department.

Trinity Hospital Twin City to host In the Pink health event

Trinity Hospital Twin City is inviting all area residents to In the Pink, a free health event to combat breast cancer through education, awareness and survivor recognition.

Annual Blood Battle with Dover against New Philadelphia approaching

The 19th annual Dover versus New Philadelphia Blood Battle will be waged at the Tuscarawas County YMCA.

Women’s health program to be hosted by Dr. Orafu

A program hosted by Dr. Chinyere Orafu will wrap up the annual Paint Tusc Pink project.

Union Hospital to consider partner

The Union Hospital Board of Trustees has begun a process that it hopes will lead to an affiliation of the hospital with a larger health care system by the start of 2018.

Community health screen offers low-cost choice for residents

Trinity Hospital Twin City Community Outreach Department will host a health screen at Mako's Market.

Two men join forces to help others

Dave Meese of New Philadelphia and Craig Barnett, a former New Philadelphia High School teacher, have started a support group for those who have gone through prostate cancer.

Popular Paint Tusc Pink campaign returns during month of October

Tuscarawas County businesses, schools and offices are invited to cover themselves in pink paint, posters and displays for the annual Paint Tusc Pink campaign to generate attention for breast cancer awareness in October.

Union Hospital co-sponsoring free hearing screenings

During Audiology Awareness Month in October staff at Ohio Head and Neck Surgeons in Dover will offer free hearing screenings.

Trinity Hospital to host free Alzheimer’s and dementia mini seminars

Trinity Hospital Twin City has teamed up with Ten Lakes Center to provide two free educational mini seminars called Always Remember - Alzheimer's & Dementia.

Trinity diabetes support meeting to cover eye health

Trinity Hospital Twin City is hosting a free diabetes support group meeting about the effect of diabetes on eye health.

New Philadelphia Kiwanis Health Profile will be Sept. 24 at Union Hospital

The 25th Annual New Philadelphia Kiwanis Community Health Profile is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 24 from 6-11 a.m. at Union Hospital at Dover.

Trinity to offer health check at Mako’s

On Friday, Sept. 9 Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at Mako's Market, 240 E. Third St.

Local Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Sept. 10 in Strasburg

More than 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease including more than 2,500 in Tuscarawas County.

Dover Public Library will host Fit for Fall Walking Challenge

The Dover Public Library, 525 N. Walnut St., will host another Fit for Fall Walking Challenge. Participants are encouraged to walk or exercise 3-5 hours a week for the chance to earn prizes.

West Nile Virus discovered in two locations in Tuscarawas County

Tuscarawas County Health Department and New Philadelphia City Health Department were notified Wednesday, Aug. 31 that two pools of mosquitos tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

Incentive program helps moms quit smoking

Tuscarawas County Health Department Baby & Me program is a free program open to pregnant women of any age, and there are no income restrictions.

Union Hospital to host free smoking cessation classes

Union Hospital will offer free smoking cessation classes to help residents improve their health and wellness and live a tobacco-free life.

Union Hospital presents diabetes self-management course

The Union Hospital Community Health & Wellness staff is offering a free six-week small-group workshop specifically designed for adults with diabetes or prediabetes.

Registration underway for Trinity Hospital Fit for Life programs

Trinity Hospital Twin City invites area adults who are at risk for diabetes to register for the fall diabetes prevention program.

Trinity to offer free and low-cost health check

On Friday, Aug. 12 Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at Mako's Market, 240 E. Third St.

2nd Annual Little Theatre 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, Aug. 20

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will have their second annual 5k run/walk on Saturday, Aug. 20. They invite people to come in their creepiest and kookiest to help kick off the first two productions of the 2016-17 season.

Local event raises awareness and the need for global support for breast-feeding

The fourth annual Big Latch On will be held on Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at Tuscora Park to help promote the benefits of breast-feeding for babies.

Shedding light on Lyme and tick-borne illness

Karen Whitescarver will present her personal story about the impact of Lyme disease at the Aug. 3 East Central Ohio Forestry Association meeting at 7 p.m.

Healthy You Heart Screening at Dover Buehler’s

The Union Hospital Community Health and Wellness Department will offer its next Healthy You Heart Screening event at Dover Buehler's on July 20 from 7:30-11 a.m. Dover Buehler's is located at 3000 N. Wooster Ave. in Dover.

Diabetes support group to meet July 18

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host a free diabetes support group meeting about conquering the maze of blood sugar machines on Monday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. on Trinity Hospital Twin City's second floor in St. Raphael conference room.

Healthy You Heart Screening at Senior Center

The Union Hospital Community Health and Wellness Department will offer its next Healthy You Heart Screening event at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center on July 13 from 9-11 a.m. The Tuscarawas Senior Center is located at 425 Prospect St. in Dover.

Combined health screenings at Mineral City Senior Center

Union Hospital Community Health and Wellness will offer combined screenings for residents at the Mineral City Senior Center on July 12 from 9-11 a.m.

Race to Save Face benefits sufferers of rare disease

The Race to Save Face raises funds for research for sufferers of Trigeminal Neuralgia. This year the race will be held Friday, July 8 at Schoolhouse Winery in Dover.

Hemoglobin A1C at Tuscarawas County YMCA

The Union Hospital Department of Community Health and Wellness will conduct low-cost Hemoglobin A1C tests Monday, July 11 from 8-10 a.m. at the Tuscarawas County YMCA located at 600 Monroe St. in Dover.

Trinity Hospital Twin City hosting health screen at Mako’s Market

Trinity Hospital Twin City's Community Outreach Department will host a health screen Friday, July 8 from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at Mako's Market, 240 E. Third St.

Healthy You Heart Screening offered at New Philadelphia Buehler’s

The Union Hospital Community Health and Wellness Department will offer its next Healthy You Heart Screening event at New Philadelphia Buehler's on July 6 from 7:30-11 a.m.

Report found fewer Ohio children accessed summer meals

The Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation report released recently by the Food Research & Action Center found that modest growth from 2013 to 2014 in the percentage of eligible children participating in the Summer Food Service Program in Ohio was erased in 2015.

Kent State Tuscarawas holds inaugural induction ceremony for nursing degree honor society

Area students were inducted into the Gamma Sigma chapter of Alpha Delta Nu.

Let’s talk about it: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Solutions can be just a conversation away; talking about mental health issues and the treatments available can be of great help in getting the treatment a patient needs.

All About Mom: Event pampering Mom to be held May 11

This annual event is all about pampering new mothers. Now in its fourth year, All About Mom will be held at the YMCA in Dover on May 11.

Trinity Hospital Twin City to host health screen at Mako’s Market

Trinity Hospital Twin City's community outreach department will host a health screen May 13 at Mako's Market.

Trinity to host card party

Money raised at the Spring Card Party will benefit Trinity Hospital Twin City.

Walk With a Doc steps off at Deis Hill May 7

The Walk With a Doc program is designed to motivate residents to make exercise a regular part of a more active lifestyle to improve overall health.

May is Nurse Appreciation Month: Dover nurse chose the right career

Nurse Amy Crawford uses her NURSECAR as a travelling office for Great Lakes Caring. To show its employees how important they are to the company, Great Lakes Caring introduced the NURSECAR in 2006. Taking a page from the eye-catching racecars of NASCAR, it started with a fleet of new,...

Young runners encouraged to participate in Schoenbrunn Kids’ Run

Area youngsters under age 14 are encouraged to participate in a fun run. The event aims to garner the interest of young people who might be interested in running for fitness and for fun.

Union Hospital to offer free program about strokes

Knowing how to recognize the signs of stroke could make a difference in treatment and recovery.

Free workshop empowers women by providing tools to manage stress, finances and juggling life

Free workshop helps women learn coping skills when stress becomes an issue in their lives.

Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA

The Tuscarawas County YMCA¿s Healthy Kids Day is the Y's national initiative to improve the health and well-being of families, featuring fun active play and educational activities to help kids be healthy and reach their full potential.

Trinity Auxiliary to host quarter auction

Trinity Hospital Twin City's Employee Auxiliary is an organization of hospital employees who volunteer their time outside of normal working hours to assist with hospital fundraisers and work on projects that promote hospital morale and benefit the community.

Longtime volunteers honored at annual dinner

Union Hospital took time to honor their volunteers at a recent dinner.

Area youth encouraged to design a T-shirt for walking program

One winning design entry will be chosen to be on T-shirts used as an incentive for participants in FYI's 12th annual community Summer Walking Program.

Myers named medical director at Union Hospital Wound Healing Center

Dr. Adam M. Myers is a board-certified podiatrist specializing in wound care, forefoot surgery and sports medicine. He has been a part of the medical staff at the Union Hospital Wound Healing Center since it opened in 2005.

Learn how to shop for healthier food at diabetes support event

Trinity Hospital is facilitating a monthly diabetes support event that helps resident living with diabetes learn how to shop for healthy food.

What women need to know about eye health

Prevent Blindness has designated April as Women's Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month in an effort to educate women about their higher risk for vision loss as well as what they need to know about their eyes.

Addiction does not discriminate: Event to address area heroin problem

Help is on the way in the fight against drugs. Valuable information and a town hall panel discussion on heroin addiction will be held April 20 at Claymont Middle School.

New location for Sugarcreek Laboratory Draw Station

Patients with a physician's order for laboratory testing may come to the office of Dr. Terri Shilling at Alpine Family Medicine, 126 S. Broadway in Sugarcreek. The hours are Tuesdays from 8-11:30 a.m.

Walking program helps residents take a step toward better health

Residents are encouraged to attend the Walk With a Doc event at McCluskey Park in Dennison.

SEI program benefits people and horses

Individuals who utilize the services provided by Starlight Enterprises Inc. have the opportunity to participate in a program that brings people and horses together for mutual benefit.

Union Hospital Run for Home planning kicks into high gear – volunteers needed

About 1,200 people are expected to participate in the various Run for Home events April 9-11.

Trinity offers diabetes support group

"This is Your Brain on Sugar: Exploring the Link Between Diabetes and Mental Health" will be the topic of the March 21 meeting.

Fit for Life class welcomes coach Dick Hartzell

Hartzell fastened his bands to a door and invited class members up to the front to show them how their specific pain could be relieved. One by one, sufferers with back pain, knee pain, headaches, joint paint or arthritis in their hands were brought up front and given the band treatment.



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