Health News

David Dean - Laugh All Night, Greenville, Ohio

Comedian David Dean will be bringing his show, "Laugh All Night", to Greenville, Ohio on Sunday, October 15. This free event will take place at Memorial Hall in Greenville. The show begins at…

Marian Jordan Ellis - “Stand: Rising Up Against Darkness, Temptation, and Persecution”

When faced with personal trials and a difficult world, it can be hard to stay strong in our faith. Author, Speaker, and Founder of Redeemed Girl Ministries, Marian Jordan Ellis, shares…

Mitch Kruse - “Street Smarts from Proverbs”

The Book of Proverbs is filled with wisdom, guiding us to live a life established in truth and freedom. Author of "Street Smarts from Proverbs", Mitch Kruse, writes how to connect God's heart…

Dr. Ahad Sadiq - Immunotherapy to Combat Lung Cancer

Dr. Ahad Sadiq, Oncologist with Fort Wayne Oncology and Hematology, has done research on how our body's immune system can fight cancer with a focus on the power of our immune system to fight…

Susie Cisney - Children’s Immunization

Vaccines protect against several serious and potentially life threatening diseases. Susie Cisney, Director of Clinical Services at Allen County Department of Health, discusses why it is…

Dr. Lisa Bergeron - Autism Spectrum

A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics revealed that certain medications increase the risk of obesity in children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum.  Dr. Lisa Bergeron, Pediatric…

Lisa Hollister - Bike Safety

Warm weather brings bicyclist out on the road. Both bike riders and car drivers need to take preventitive measures to alleviate bike accidents. Lisa Hollister, Director of Trauma and Acute…

Dr. Scott Stienecker - Lyme Disease

Dr. Scott Stienecker, Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention, Parkview Health, educates listeners on Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease is caused by a bacteria transmitted to humans…

Residents Urged To Wear Insect Repellent

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus have been identified in Allen County this week.  Regardless of where you live, the Health Department urges you to wear insect repellent and take other…

Dr. Ahad Sadiq - Immunotherapy to Combat Lung Cancer

Dr. Ahad Sadiq, Oncologist with Fort Wayne Oncology and Hematology, has done research on how our body's immune system can fight cancer with a focus on the power of our immune system to fight…

Mark Moore - “A Stroke of Faith”

As a successful businessman, father, and husband, Author, Mark Moore, thought he was in control of his life. After 2 near fatal strokes in May 2007, at age 46, Mark realized he was not in…

Run Honors Fathers And Community

“Encouraging” was a word many race participants used in describing their dads, and, sometimes, their grandfathers. William Harris, 79, of Fort Wayne, spoke of his father's extraordinary…

Dr. Trina Chapman-Smith- St. Martin’s Healthcare Clinic

Dr. Trina Chapman-Smith talks with us today about St. Martin's Healthcare Clinic located in Garrett, IN. St. Martin's Heathcare Clinic provides quality medical and dental care for acute and…

Fort Wayne Girl Scout Awarded For Saving Mom’s Life

One day in May 2016, Morgan was home with her mother, Katie Bracht, when Katie Bracht became unresponsive. A diabetic, Katie Bracht’s blood sugar level had become dangerously low. Morgan, a…

Mark Deister - Heart Ball Survivor

Local business owner and stroke survivor,  Mark Deister, shares his story of his recent stroke and the importance of recognizing stroke symptoms. Mark woke up in late November 2016 and was…

Mark Deister - Heart Ball Survivor

Local business owner and stroke survivor,  Mark Deister, shares his story of his recent stroke and the importance of recognizing stroke symptoms. Mark woke up in late November 2016 and was…

New Program Works to Improve Kids’ Lives

Whether the needs to be met involve education, medical or mental treatment or help with nutrition and housing, “I think what we're seeing is that Allen County has the resources, but we are…

Richmond 10-Year-Old Helps Others with Diabetes

Avery is a 10-year-old in Richmond who was diagnosed a year ago with Type 1 Diabetes. She has learned a lot in the last year about overcoming the challenges of this disease and wants to help…

Golf Event Has Raised $400K to Fight Parkinson’s

A golfer in Richmond was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease eight years ago. He has made lemonade from that lemon! He created an annual golf charity event that has raised $400,000 to fight…

We Are the Majority March in Greenville

Students took a stand against drugs this week as about 200 students, parents and teachers marched down Broadway. Darke County We Are The Majority is making a difference!  Here's the story:

Coalition Educates Community

The Coalition for a Healthy Darke County is a group of community leaders who are doing wonderful things for our community! They are working hard to educate our students and parents on the…

Kidney Recipient Thriving 5 Years Later

Five years ago, a Facebook post saved a life! Then professor, now dean at IU East, Jerry Wilde, needed a kidney. A former student created a Facebook page looking for a donor, and they found…

Group Raises $133K to Fight Cancer in Darke County

Seven years ago, a group of friends raised $5,000 for a friend battling cancer and the Cancer Association of Darke County. Every year, the event has grown. The group has raised about $133,000…

Brooke Farrington - Eating Disorder/NEDA WALK

Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Director of Farrington Specialty Counseling, Brooke Farrington, provides information on how to recognize an eating disorder or body image issues in an…

Jo Faulkner -A Hope Center Banquet

Jo Faulkner, Executive Director of A Hope Center, Fort Wayne shares information about A Hope Center's upcoming Banquet to be held at the Memorial Coliseum on April 25. Bay Forrest of Focus…