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Weekend doctor: Dermatitis on the hands

By Kelly Koenig, MD, Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
Blanchard Valley Medical Associates – Dermatology

Many people suffer from various rashes to their hands. We use our hands in countless ways throughout the day, so itchy, painful and sometimes blistering or cracked skin on our hands can have a huge impact on our daily activities. Fortunately, there are solutions.

‘Understanding Depression in Grief’

Presentation as Part of the ‘Living Through Loss’ Series

The January presentation of the “Living through Loss” series will be held on Monday, January 21 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 South Main Street in Findlay.

Weekend doctor: Acne and treatment options

By Mary Beth Brown
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse at Beyond MedSpa

Acne and post-acne scarring can be troublesome for teens and adults of all ages regardless of gender. Active acne can be influenced by certain medical conditions or as a result of individual processes. These may include excess oil production, bacteria and/or hair follicles clogged by oil and dead skin cells. It may also be influenced by excess activity of androgen hormones that are produced by both males and females.

December births at Bluffton Hospital

Here are the births for December at Bluffton Hospital, including Emerson Lee Rosebrook, born on Christmas Eve:

Dec. 6 - Hardison Roger White, son of Charles and Jessica White, Arlington

Dec. 6 - Emmalaya Jean Routson, daughter of John Routson Jr. and Viola Owens, Lima

Dec. 13 - Owen Edward Kubske, son of Jacob Kubuske and Elizabeth Chaney, Lima

Dec. 17 - baby boy born to Curtis and Courtney Sebender, Upper Sandusky

Dec. 24 - Emerson Lee Rosebrook, son of Zachary Rosebrook and Lucy Flores, Leipsic

EasternWoods Outpatient Center offers updated PET/CT technology

With enhanced imaging and lower radiation

EasternWoods Outpatient Center, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS), recently updated its PET/CT scan technology to improve patient experience. This diagnostic system will allow providers to give more accurate diagnoses with 3D imaging, enhanced imaging with wider fields of view and improved lesion detectability. Additionally, patients will receive less radiation and complete scans in a faster amount of time. 

Weekend doctor: Bipolar Disorder

By Christian Steiner, MD
Psychiatric Center of Northwest Ohio

“You are so bipolar.”