New column: Ask a Doctor

New column: Ask a Doctor

The Academy of Medicine of Lima and Allen County is opening access for area residents to local physicians in a new column in The Lima News.Called R...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


Stop! Washing your Thanksgiving turkey could spread germs

Stop! Washing your Thanksgiving turkey could spread germs

Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey bef...

November 25th, 2019 updated: November 25th, 2019. |  


Dr. Henry I. Miller: Facts behind the need for you to get your flu shot

Dr. Henry I. Miller: Facts behind the need for you to get your flu shot

Influenza — the flu — is more than a bad cold. Seasonal outbreaks mean not only misery but increased hospital admissions and deaths. The l...

October 15th, 2019 |  



To wash ornot to wash

To wash ornot to wash

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention caused quite a stir recently with its consumer warning on raw chicken.Don’t bother with washing, ...

May 15th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Colorectal cancer screening guide

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Colorectal cancer screening guide

Most patients see their primary care providers for annual well visits. If you are someone who does not have a primary care provider, my first advice t...

March 27th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: What’s my risk?

Lima Memorial Health Focus: What’s my risk?

The American Cancer Society predicts there will be 101,000 new cases of colon cancer and 44,000 cases of rectal cancer in 2019. While the patient is t...

March 13th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Heart check key before any surgery

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Heart check key before any surgery

Every surgical procedure carries some risk, but generally the risk is relatively low, especially in healthy individuals. (Serious medical complication...

February 27th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Role of speech therapist

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Role of speech therapist

Although sometimes taken for granted, our ability to communicate is truly a gift. Communication is far more than expressing our basic needs. Communica...

January 30th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Team approach to fighting cancer

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Team approach to fighting cancer

Almost half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point during their lives. And, unfortunat...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Role of cardiac rehab

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Role of cardiac rehab

Coronary artery disease is a common condition in our society. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates approximately 735,000 heart att...

January 2nd, 2019 |