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Health news and tips from Adventist Health Care, Kettering Adventist Health Network, and more

Kettering Adventist Healthcare is the first in Dayton to offer a more accurate, less painful breast surgery procedure. The procedure, called radioactive seed localization, is a new approach to pinpointing breast lesions.

Pathfinder Nathan Zill teams up with his father, Victor, conference treasurer, to talk about the benefits and hazards of sunshine during the children’s health expo

The Parkersburg (W.Va.) Pathfinder Club recently conducted a children’s health expo for 250 students, grades K-5 at the Franklin Elementary Center in Parkersburg. Using colorful banners, the Pathfinders manned eight stations across the school’s gymnasium, offering games, quizzes and activities. 

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Kettering Medical Center has been named one of the Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States by Soliant Health, an Adecco Group company that is a leading provider of specialized healthcare staffing services to hospitals and healthcare providers.

Nicole Toledo assists Lunchbox Makeover presenter Liz McLennan

Potomac Conference’s Lynchburg (Va.) church recently hosted “Lunchbox Makeover,” its second healthy cooking class. This free class taught attendees how to cook easy, tasty vegan meals and educated attendees with nutrition facts and tips for having an overall better quality of life, starting with their diet. (We've included some of the recipes for you to try too!)

Lynda Hiponia, a physical therapist with Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation, helps fire survivor Memar Ayalew regain strength and mobility in his leg.

Memar Ayalew, a doctoral student from Ethiopia, was visiting his family on Aug. 10, 2016, when a devastating explosion ripped through the Flower Branch Apartment complex in Silver Spring, Md. Memar suffered extensive injuries and was knocked unconscious for 15 hours.