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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

‘Understanding Depression in Grief’

‘Living Through Loss’ Series at Blanchard Valley Hospital

The January presentation of the “Living through Loss” series will be held on Monday, Jan. 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and titled “Understanding Depression through Grief.” This presentation will take place in the Marathon Auditorium at Blanchard Valley Hospital located at 1900 S. Main St, in Findlay.

Weekend doctor: Lymphedema

By Emilee Shoemaker MOT, OTR/L, CLT-LANA
Occupational Therapist
There is never a good time to develop a chronic condition in your life but developing one at the end of your cancer battle can be one of the worst times. This is one of the ways lymphedema can emerge into someone’s life. 

Babies born at Bluffton Hospital in December

Here's the list of babies born at Bluffton Hospital, reported to the Icon, over the holiday period. 

Nov. 30 - Bryson Howard, son of Zak and Amber Beltz, Roundhead.

Dec. 5 - Lux Antonio, son of Tony and Sydney Schroeder, Ottawa.

Dec. 7 - Lena Florence, daughter of Justin and Melissa Ricker, Columbus Grove.

Dec. 9 - Elizabeth Jane, daughter of Daniel and Barbara Kirk, Mount Cory.

Dec. 9 - Olive Elsie, daughter of Victor Lomeli and Mercedes Young, Leipsic.

Dec. 9 - Landry James, son of James Robinson and Dawnell Laymon, Forest.