Many times we assume that in the winter months following a healthy diet is nearly impossible. We lose the excitement of eating healthy when the leaves start to change and we find ourselves with less energy to take care of our bodies. With the lack of...
LIMA — Flu season is in full swing and seemingly much worse than it was last year.There have been more flu-related hospitalizations so far this month in Allen County than in all of 2013 and in any other month during 2014.
LIMA — St. Rita's Medical Center has revised its policies concerning patient restraint after an investigation revealed it is lacking in patient care.
One of Activate Allen County's newest initiatives is Healthy Happens Here, the Allen County Small Store program that was launched this past fall. What exactly is Healthy Happens Here? Here are a few goals of the program:
LIMA — Lima Memorial Health System and the American Cancer Society are working together to “bridge the gap” between breast cancer preventive care for women and care for women of color.
LIMA — St. Rita's Medical Center is at risk of losing its Medicare certification after a federal agency warned it to improve patient care.
LIMA — St. Rita's Medical Center has made an attempt to “focus” its patient care when it comes to cancer.
When it comes to eating right, the healthy choice is too often the hard choice.
LIMA — Care for cardiac arrest is just a heartbeat, or a short drive, away.St. Rita's Medical Center recently began performing a new procedure to help prevent cardiac arrest, the first in the region to do so.
School is a major part of life for most children and one of several settings that can influence food choices, being physically active, and eating habits. At a time when almost 40 percent of Allen County children are overweight or obese, our schools...