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Rise Recovery to Open Newton Falls Site March 16

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – Rise Recovery, the addiction treatment center operated by One Health Ohio, will open a site in Newton Falls March 16.  The site, inside Falls Family Care at175 E. Broad St., will be Rise’s third. The center is open Mondays 5 to 9 p.m. and Thursdays 6 to 9 p.m. “Rise Recovery […]

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – Rise Recovery, the addiction treatment center operated by One Health Ohio, will open a site in Newton Falls March 16.  The site, inside Falls Family Care at175 E. Broad St., will be Rise’s third. The center is open Mondays 5 to 9 p.m. and Thursdays 6...

BWC Cuts Rates for Private Employers by 13%

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s private employers will pay nearly $132 million less in premiums to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation next fiscal year under a 13% rate reduction the agency’s board of directors approved Friday. The reduction marks BWC’s third largest rate cut in 60 years and follows the agency’s largest rate reduction — […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s private employers will pay nearly $132 million less in premiums to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation next fiscal year under a 13% rate reduction the agency’s board of directors approved Friday. The reduction marks BWC’s third largest rate cut in 60 years and follows the...

Cleveland Clinic Studies Accuracy of Apple Watch ECG App

CLEVELAND – A study by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic has found that the display of the Apple Watch 4 correctly identifies atrial fibrillation 41% of the time.  In addition, the smart watch provides a downloadable PDF that can identify atrial fibrillation – or the upper chamber of the heart beating out of sync with […]

CLEVELAND – A study by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic has found that the display of the Apple Watch 4 correctly identifies atrial fibrillation 41% of the time.  In addition, the smart watch provides a downloadable PDF that can identify atrial fibrillation – or the upper chamber of the heart...

Salem Regional Adds Damascus Primary Care Office

SALEM,  Ohio – Salem Regional Medical Center is expanding its primary care services with the opening of a new medical office in Damascus. The primary care office, 28885 state Route 62, will also accept walk-in appointments during regular business hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Practicing at the office […]

SALEM,  Ohio – Salem Regional Medical Center is expanding its primary care services with the opening of a new medical office in Damascus. The primary care office, 28885 state Route 62, will also accept walk-in appointments during regular business hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and...

Cleveland Clinic Opens Food Allergy Center

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Clinic is opening the Food Allergy Center of Excellence, the first food allergy center in northeast Ohio that offers comprehensive, individualized care to adult and pediatric patients with food allergies. The center features a multidisciplinary team consisting of allergists, pediatric psychologists and registered dieticians who work collaboratively to prevent, diagnose, study and […]

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Clinic is opening the Food Allergy Center of Excellence, the first food allergy center in northeast Ohio that offers comprehensive, individualized care to adult and pediatric patients with food allergies. The center features a multidisciplinary team consisting of allergists, pediatric psychologists and registered dieticians who work collaboratively...

‘Healthy Eating’ Program Prompts Participants to Think about What They Eat

BOARDMAN — Fifteen grapes fill a small bowl and count as a single serving of fruit. Fifteen raisins may only fill a tablespoon, but it is also a full serving of fruit. “Think about what it is that you’re eating,” Bridget Lackey, a dietitian and community health educator at Mercy Health told more than a […]

BOARDMAN -- Fifteen grapes fill a small bowl and count as a single serving of fruit. Fifteen raisins may only fill a tablespoon, but it is also a full serving of fruit. “Think about what it is that you’re eating,” Bridget Lackey, a dietitian and community health educator at Mercy...

Ravens Coaches Visit Y to Meet Jump Stretch’s Hartzell

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Baltimore Ravens strength and conditioning coaches visited the Central YMCA High-Performance Studios Thursday to share ideas and concepts about performance, strength and conditioning with the YMCA staff and Dick Hartzell, founder of Jump Stretch. Hartzell instructed Steve Saunders, head strength and conditioning coach for the Ravens, during the early years of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Baltimore Ravens strength and conditioning coaches visited the Central YMCA High-Performance Studios Thursday to share ideas and concepts about performance, strength and conditioning with the YMCA staff and Dick Hartzell, founder of Jump Stretch. Hartzell instructed Steve Saunders, head strength and conditioning coach for the Ravens,...

Sharon Regional Opens New $3.5M Heart Lab

SHARON, Pa. – Many of the conversations Dr. Brandon Mikolich had at the dinner table while he was growing up involved medicine, and it eventually became a natural progression, he said. “Both of my parents were doctors,” said the cardiologist and medical director of the cardiology department at Sharon Regional Medical Center. “Once I went […]

SHARON, Pa. – Many of the conversations Dr. Brandon Mikolich had at the dinner table while he was growing up involved medicine, and it eventually became a natural progression, he said. “Both of my parents were doctors,” said the cardiologist and medical director of the cardiology department at Sharon Regional...

Orthopaedic Surgery Center Introduces Robotic Technology

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Orthopaedic Surgery Center is the first ambulatory surgery center in Ohio to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements with the Mako System by Stryker. The robotic technology increases accuracy of joint replacement surgery, allowing for a more predictable experience for surgeons, according to the release. “With […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Orthopaedic Surgery Center is the first ambulatory surgery center in Ohio to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements with the Mako System by Stryker. The robotic technology increases accuracy of joint replacement surgery, allowing for a more predictable experience for surgeons,...

Akron Children’s First in Region to Offer EOS X-rays

AKRON, Ohio — A new system will allow Akron Children’s Hospital to produce full-body, 2D and 3D X-rays of patients in a standing position with a low dose of radiation. The hospital added an EOS imaging system to its offerings – the first of its kind in northeastern Ohio, according to the EOS website. Cincinnati […]

AKRON, Ohio -- A new system will allow Akron Children's Hospital to produce full-body, 2D and 3D X-rays of patients in a standing position with a low dose of radiation. The hospital added an EOS imaging system to its offerings – the first of its kind in northeastern Ohio, according...