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Extra Hour of Sleep Is Good for Your Health

ITASCA, Ill. — A National Safety Council probability-based survey finds 70% of Americans are concerned that their sleep habits impact their physical health, and 67% are worried about the effects on their mental well-being. The findings are released just as daylight saving time ends this weekend — an opportunity for Americans to gain an extra […]

ITASCA, Ill. -- A National Safety Council probability-based survey finds 70% of Americans are concerned that their sleep habits impact their physical health, and 67% are worried about the effects on their mental well-being. The findings are released just as daylight saving time ends this weekend -- an opportunity for...

Mercy Health Kicks Off ‘Movember’ Campaign

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Mercy Health Foundation and Man Up Mahoning Valley kicked off its Movember campaign Wednesday at Partners for Urology Health here. The annual campaign encourages men to let their facial hair grow throughout the month to raise awareness of prostate cancer. Locally, one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Mercy Health Foundation and Man Up Mahoning Valley kicked off its Movember campaign Wednesday at Partners for Urology Health here. The annual campaign encourages men to let their facial hair grow throughout the month to raise awareness of prostate cancer. Locally, one in seven men will...

Ohio Living Park Vista Begins New Program Tomorrow

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio Living Park Vista is starting its fitness program, OhioHealth’s Delay the Disease, designed for those diagnosed or displaying symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The classes open for patients and their caregivers, begins at 2 p.m. tomorrow and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday in the therapy gym near the aquatic therapy pool on […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio Living Park Vista is starting its fitness program, OhioHealth’s Delay the Disease, designed for those diagnosed or displaying symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The classes open for patients and their caregivers, begins at 2 p.m. tomorrow and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday in the therapy gym near...

Steward Hospitals to Be Rebranded as Medical Centers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The four local hospitals operated by Steward Health Care System are being rebranded as part of their integration into the Steward system. The rebranding will include updated logos and signage for all four, and modifications to the names of three of them. Formerly operated as ValleyCare Health System of Ohio, the four […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The four local hospitals operated by Steward Health Care System are being rebranded as part of their integration into the Steward system. The rebranding will include updated logos and signage for all four, and modifications to the names of three of them. Formerly operated as ValleyCare Health...

ValleyCare Transitions to New Model Under Steward

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The CEO of Steward Health Care Network and the presidents of its area hospitals say their goal isn’t to increase the number of patients at the hospitals as much as it is to improve wellness. The Boston-based health care organization purchased Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, Hillside […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The CEO of Steward Health Care Network and the presidents of its area hospitals say their goal isn’t to increase the number of patients at the hospitals as much as it is to improve wellness. The Boston-based health care organization purchased Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Trumbull...

Brown Vows to Lead Opposition to Drug Czar

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Monday he would lead the charge against President Donald Trump’s nominee for drug czar. Stories as part of a joint investigation by “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post accuse the nominee, U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-10, Pa., of introducing legislation that waters down the U.S. Drug Enforcement […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Monday he would lead the charge against President Donald Trump’s nominee for drug czar. Stories as part of a joint investigation by “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post accuse the nominee, U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-10, Pa., of introducing legislation that waters...

Ryan, Brown, Johnson React to Trump’s ACA Orders

WASHINGTON –  Democrats Tim Ryan and Sherrod Brown are sharply criticizing President Donald Trump’s executive orders on health care, which they say will mean increased premiums for Americans and cut access to benefits, while Republican Bill Johnson says the actions taken by the president will benefit millions of Americans. The first of two orders, signed […]

WASHINGTON –  Democrats Tim Ryan and Sherrod Brown are sharply criticizing President Donald Trump’s executive orders on health care, which they say will mean increased premiums for Americans and cut access to benefits, while Republican Bill Johnson says the actions taken by the president will benefit millions of Americans. The...

Windsor House to Unveil Canfield Nursing Center Oct. 22

CANFIELD, Ohio — Windsor House Inc. will hold a grand opening Oct. 22 of its newest skilled nursing center, Windsor House at Canfield. A ribbon cutting at the center, 6445 State Route 446, will take place at noon, followed by tours and refreshments until 4 p.m. Windsor House owns and operates 12 nursing homes and […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Windsor House Inc. will hold a grand opening Oct. 22 of its newest skilled nursing center, Windsor House at Canfield. A ribbon cutting at the center, 6445 State Route 446, will take place at noon, followed by tours and refreshments until 4 p.m. Windsor House owns and...

Fellowship Gives Cancer Patients Sense of Normality

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The interior yellow walls – like all of the décor at The Yellow Brick Place – are intended to elicit a feeling of happiness, says Carol Apinis, president of the Yellow Brick board of directors. One wall depicts a yellow brick road with the line, “There’s no place like hope,” a play […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The interior yellow walls – like all of the décor at The Yellow Brick Place – are intended to elicit a feeling of happiness, says Carol Apinis, president of the Yellow Brick board of directors. One wall depicts a yellow brick road with the line, “There’s no...

Pink Promises Restores Confidence for Mastectomy Patients

BOARDMAN, Ohio — For women about to undergo a mastectomy or lumpectomy, their major concern is how they will feel after surgeons remove breast tissue. Pink Promises Boutique, in Boardman and Girard, is helping these women feel as though they lost nothing. “When a woman has a mastectomy, we have to balance her out so […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- For women about to undergo a mastectomy or lumpectomy, their major concern is how they will feel after surgeons remove breast tissue. Pink Promises Boutique, in Boardman and Girard, is helping these women feel as though they lost nothing. “When a woman has a mastectomy, we have...