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Forever Memories’ Support Group to make ‘Memory Frames’

Bridge Bereavement Services, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, will host a “Forever Memories” support group on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Hub at Birchaven Village, at 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay. 

Persons who have experienced the death of a loved one can find support in one another while creating a 12-inch by 12-inch memory frame to honor a deceased loved one’s life and relationship.

Weekend doctor: Winter aches and pains

By Thomas Kindl, MD
Blanchard Valley Pain Management
It’s that time of year when we dig out snow shovels out of storage and exchange our shorts for snowsuits. The frigid temperatures and snow-filled driveways can make this season one of the toughest on our backs and achy joints.

Urologic oncology services now available at Bluffton Hospital

From Blanchard Valley Urology Associates

A wide range of urology services are now available at Bluffton Hospital through Blanchard Valley Urology Associates, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System. 

The physicians are now accepting new patents in Bluffton.

Services include laparoscopic and robotic surgery, treatment of kidney stones, overactive bladder, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer.

Weekend doctor: Developing the habit of movement

How exercise conditions our mind and body

By Nancy Proctor
BVHS Service Excellence
I was finishing my workout recently when a very tenured member of the gym asked me, “Does this ever get easy? When will I finally look forward to my workouts? Do you love coming here every day?” His inquiries triggered the recall of one of my favorite quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson; “The years teach much that the days will never know.”

Dr. Mark Weiner joins Fostoria Primary Care

Dr. Mark Weiner, a family practice physician, has joined Fostoria Primary Care, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, and will begin seeing patients located at 617 N. County Line St., Fostoria.

Dr. Weiner will be providing primary care and internal medicine to all ages. Services will include care for chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes, family planning and reproductive counseling and routine check-ups for overall health.

Weekend doctor: Human trafficking legislation and healthcare

By Mindy M. Lause, RN
Blanchard Valley Hospital Emergency Department