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Health Care: UPMC Jameson, Horizon Add Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs | November 23, 2016

UPMC Jameson, Horizon Add Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Outpatient services at UPMC Jameson and UPMC Horizon are being expanded to provide more behavioral health options in Lawrence and Mercer counties, the hospitals announced Tuesday. The new services are modeled after “proven and effective” programs developed at UPMC’s Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. Among the new services are a peer […]

Health Care: Neomed Research Links Bone Density Loss, Alzheimer’s | November 18, 2016

Neomed Research Links Bone Density Loss, Alzheimer’s

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Researchers at Northeast Ohio Medical University have identified a connection between areas of the brain stem and changes to the bone density, signaling that bones “may be one of the earliest indicators of brain degeneration in Alzheimer’s disease.” In a preclinical model of the degenerative disease, researchers found that early reductions in […]

Health Care: Businesses Collect Toys, Books for Akron Children’s | November 17, 2016

Businesses Collect Toys, Books for Akron Children’s

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Holiday giving campaigns by local businesses will benefit patients at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. “We are so grateful to these local businesses and their customers,” said JoAnn Stock, senior director of development, Akron Children’s. “These donations of toys and books help to make the season brighter for the patients who visit […]

Health Care: Turning Point Introduces Inpatient Detox Services | November 16, 2016

Turning Point Introduces Inpatient Detox Services

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Turning Point Counseling Services Inc. has begun providing inpatient detoxification services for up to seven days, its executive director, Brian Kennedy, announced Tuesday. The center, 611 Belmont Ave., has “up to 16 beds” to help those addicted to alcohol, narcotics (such as heroin and cocaine), and benzodiazepines (highly addictive anxiety medications), Kennedy […]