OhioHealth offering free skin cancer screenings in Marion

Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer for males and the seventh most common cancer for females. That is why OhioHealth says they are taking a stand against skin cancer by offering free skin cancer screenings to the Marion community at their Radiation Oncology facility. This skin cancer screening includes a visual inspection of your […]

Marion General receives American Heart Association accreditation

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation. The accreditation program — sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care —recognizes centers that meet or exceed quality of care measures for people experiencing the most severe type of heart attack, ST-elevation […]

OhioHealth, Marion City Fire Department team up for early cancer detection

Firefighters know their job is dangerous. Entering burning buildings with little to no visibility, smoke inhalation (despite their equipment) and unstable foundations are common job threats. But when a local firefighter is diagnosed with melanoma cancer, and doctors sight it as an occupational hazard, fellow firefighters take notice. There are obvious threats that firefighters face […]

OhioHealth Marion, YMCA, MACC team up to offer Stroke Support Group

OhioHealth Marion is partnering with the Marion Family YMCA and the Marion Area Counseling Center to bring you a program for stroke survivors and their caregivers. The Stroke Support Group is available to all ages and abilities. There will be support and an activity with the Marion Family YMCA staff (Yoga, Tai Chi, etc). Participants […]