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Progress 2018- How We Live

Primary Care One Touts Health Care, Not Health Insurance

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — For a monthly fee, individuals and families can get health care — not health insurance — in a program called Primary Care One. Offered by Dr. Vic Wood, Primary Care One offers physician care, laboratory tests, X-rays and medicines at three local Doctors Urgent Care ...

Reduced Cost Health Services Offered To the Ohio Valley by Many Sources

By JESSICA BROVERMAN Staff Writer WEST LIBERTY — With the a consistent rise in health insurance, immunizations and dental care, keeping up with your well-being can seem difficult, but not with the abundance of options in the Ohio Valley. Howard Long Wellness Center offers a multitude ...

Slices of Life at Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital

WHEELING — Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital have always been community hospitals, and as we progress toward our goals — updated facilities, new technology, resources to provide the best possible health care to those in our community — we are making sure we remain ...

Therapies Offer Solutions Outside the Office

By ALAN OLSON Staff Writer In the Ohio Valley, numerous options exist for those struggling with physical and mental ailments, which for some may provide solutions without resorting to visiting the doctor’s office. For mental health treatments, the BodyMind Institute-IBSR Inc., located ...

Addiction Treatment Available

By ROBERT A. DEFRANK Staff Writer BARNESVILLE — The struggle with addiction and the opioid epidemic in the Ohio Valley continues, with treatment centers offering aid. Among the newest options for addiction treatment is an addiction services clinic at Barnesville Hospital. The clinic was ...

Health Care Options Also Available in Rural Areas

By DYLAN McKENZIE Staff Writer CADIZ — When many people in the immediate area get sick or need medical advice, their first instinct is may be to visit their local hospital, such as Wheeling Hospital or Ohio Valley Medical Center. But for residents in more rural areas, there are other ...

Healthy Food Choices for The Ohio Valley

By MIRANDA SEBROSKI Staff Writer MARTINS FERRY — Living a healthy lifestyle can have many benefits, and registered dietitian Stephanie Fogle said healthy eating will give you a better sense of well-being and improve your physical health. Decreasing your intake of foods such as ...

Wheeling Hospital: A Journey to Health

By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital seeks to direct the public toward a path focused on wellness, and the hospital offers a variety of programs to assist those at any health level. The journey to health begins at the Howard Long Wellness Center located near the ...