How We Live

Men: Lift Weights and Go to Doctor

By CASEY JUNKINS Staff Writer WHEELING — Although men tend to lag behind women in terms of general life span, the reason for this may be as simple as the fact that women pay more attention to their health. “Men are sometimes hard to convince on preventive care. They don’t come until ...

Davison Audiology Offers 60 Years Of Experience And Five Locations

With over 60 years combined experience and five locations, Davison Audiology offers the most comprehensive education, counseling and habilitation of hearing loss in the Ohio Valley. Whether your hearing loss is sudden, gradual, caused by a medical condition, or considered permanent, we offer ...

Peterson Offers Short- And Long-Term Care

WHEELING — Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital & Geriatric Center, a division of Guardian Elder Care, is the Ohio Valley’s leading provider in nursing and rehabilitation services. Peterson, located at 20 Homestead Ave. in the Woodsdale section of Wheeling, has delivered excellent care and ...

Women’s Services at OVMC/EORH

WHEELING — Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital, along with East Ohio Regional Outpatient Center — St. Clairsville, are committed to excellence in women’s health with services that can only be found at our facilities. The year 2016 brought a newly remodeled wing ...

Everyone a Candidate To Suffer a Stroke

By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer WHEELING — Delegate Erikka Storch said she’s learned not to “sweat the small stuff” after suffering an ischemic stroke last summer, even though stress is an innate part of her life. A Republican from Wheeling who also serves as president of Wheeling ...

Smoking Bans Show No Negative Economic Result

By ALEC BERRY Staff Writer WHEELING — According to Howard Gamble, director of the Ohio County Health Department, studies, statistics and data do not exist at the local level to illustrate the overall impact of smoking bans, but he pointed to several national resources which cover the ...

Howard Long Wellness Center: Your Choice For Wellness Done Right

WHEELING — The Howard Long Wellness Center of Wheeling Hospital has programs, classes and activities for every fitness level. And everything they do is backed by Wheeling Hospital and run by professional, degree-holding exercise physiologists. “Howard Long believes in wellness to fit ...

Seniors, Disabled Can Get Help at Home

WHEELING — Just Right Home Care of Wheeling provides in-home care to the elderly and disabled. Spokeswoman Julie Davis said individualized care plans for clients help ensure that people only get the amount of care they want and need — no more or less. For example, if someone just needs ...

Zambito Dentistry Offers A Family Atmosphere

WHEELING — At Zambito Family Dentistry on Mount de Chantal Road in Wheeling the name says it all. Dr. Ricardo Zambito and Dr. Chris Zambito are the experienced and highly trained professionals who also happen to be father and son. Their message is clear: “We extend to you our genuine ...

Reynolds Sees Success With WVU

By DREW PARKER Staff Writer GLEN DALE — Just past the 100-day mark of a marriage with West Virginia University Health System, Reynolds memorial Hospital staff members are preparing for job creation and more than $20 million in updates within the next few years. Leaders at the Marshall ...

Public Health Programs Grow, But Funding Tight

By LINDA COMINS Staff Writer For area health boards and health departments, improvements involve a wider range of vaccines and healthier environmental conditions, while continuing challenges stem from uncertainty over public health funding. Howard Gamble, administrator of the ...

Wheeling Hospital’s Center For Women’s Services Ranked No. 1

WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital’s Center for Women’s Services is ranked No. 1 in the Wheeling market for very good reasons. That’s reasons ... plural. From the Comprehensive Breast Care Center to the Mammography Center, obstetrics and gynecology to maternity care, Wheeling Hospital is ...