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Briarfield Assisted Livings Earn State Recognition

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Two Briarfield assisted living communities were named among the top 20 assisted livings in the state by the Ohio Department of Aging’s Family Satisfaction Survey. The Inn at Ironwood at 6699 Ironwood Blvd. in Canfield placed 11th with an overall score of 94.5, and The Inn at Poland Way at 6501 Poland […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Two Briarfield assisted living communities were named among the top 20 assisted livings in the state by the Ohio Department of Aging’s Family Satisfaction Survey. The Inn at Ironwood at 6699 Ironwood Blvd. in Canfield placed 11th with an overall score of 94.5, and The Inn at...

Cleveland Clinic: Men Would Rather Do Housework than Go to Doctor

CLEVELAND — A new national survey by Cleveland Clinic reveals why a lot of men avoid going to the doctor and why some men hold back on certain issues once they’re at the doctor’s office. In an online survey among approximately 1,174 U.S. males 18 years or older, Cleveland Clinic found that 72% of men […]

CLEVELAND -- A new national survey by Cleveland Clinic reveals why a lot of men avoid going to the doctor and why some men hold back on certain issues once they’re at the doctor’s office. In an online survey among approximately 1,174 U.S. males 18 years or older, Cleveland Clinic...

Youngstown Joins Federal Suit Over Opioid Crisis

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown has joined a federal lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry for its role in the opioid crisis here. In a statement issued Tuesday, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said the distribution of opioids into the city “caused and continues to cause the loss of life in Youngstown, with the attendant […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown has joined a federal lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry for its role in the opioid crisis here. In a statement issued Tuesday, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said the distribution of opioids into the city “caused and continues to cause the loss of life...

Panerathon Brings Hope to Cancer Survivors, Runners

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When Patti Frame, a breast cancer survivor from Atwater, arrives at Panerathon every year, she can’t help but feel hopeful as she joins thousands of people in pink at the annual fundraiser. Panerathon reached its 10th year as the Mahoning Valley’s largest fundraising event as 11,000 gathered Sunday at the Covelli Centre […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When Patti Frame, a breast cancer survivor from Atwater, arrives at Panerathon every year, she can’t help but feel hopeful as she joins thousands of people in pink at the annual fundraiser. Panerathon reached its 10th year as the Mahoning Valley’s largest fundraising event as 11,000 gathered...

BWC Cuts Premium Rates for Public Employers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will reduce premium rates for public employers an average of 10% next year, saving counties, cities and school districts $17.8 million over this year’s premiums. BWC’s Board of Directors approved the reduction today at its monthly meeting. “I applaud BWC for this latest rate reduction, which […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will reduce premium rates for public employers an average of 10% next year, saving counties, cities and school districts $17.8 million over this year’s premiums. BWC’s Board of Directors approved the reduction today at its monthly meeting. “I applaud BWC for...

Penn State Researchers Study Societal Cost of Opioid Crisis

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – A group of researchers including Penn State University faculty have published a collection of papers addressing the total impact of the opioid crisis, including its effects on employment, productivity, decreased tax revenues and increased burden on the criminal justice system. The supplemental issue of The American Journal of Managed Care, “Deaths, […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – A group of researchers including Penn State University faculty have published a collection of papers addressing the total impact of the opioid crisis, including its effects on employment, productivity, decreased tax revenues and increased burden on the criminal justice system. The supplemental issue of The American...

Mega Barre Youngstown Opens New Space

POLAND, Ohio – A new workout studio is giving the co-owners of Mega Barre Youngstown room to grow. Laura Zavadil and Erica Fleming, co-owners of Mega Barre Youngstown, have known each other for 10 years while working in the fitness industry. Fleming taught barre classes for Zavadil when the latter opened Barre Youngstown six years […]

POLAND, Ohio – A new workout studio is giving the co-owners of Mega Barre Youngstown room to grow. Laura Zavadil and Erica Fleming, co-owners of Mega Barre Youngstown, have known each other for 10 years while working in the fitness industry. Fleming taught barre classes for Zavadil when the latter...

One Health Ohio Extends Range of Care with Rise Recovery

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – After the state of Ohio was ranked second in the nation for the number of opioid overdose deaths in 2017, Maria Kowal, chief medical officer of One Health Ohio, and the health-care organization’s employees began working to address the crisis.  That planning led to the opening of Rise Recovery at 3132 […]

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – After the state of Ohio was ranked second in the nation for the number of opioid overdose deaths in 2017, Maria Kowal, chief medical officer of One Health Ohio, and the health-care organization’s employees began working to address the crisis.  That planning led to the opening...

Braydich Dental Hosting Free Day of Dentistry

HUBBARD, Ohio — Braydich Dental is doing its part in a global dentistry initiative by offering free oral health services on Oct. 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Dentistry Day is held in conjunction with the Dentistry From the Heart initiative to provide oral care to people without access to dental insurance, according […]

HUBBARD, Ohio -- Braydich Dental is doing its part in a global dentistry initiative by offering free oral health services on Oct. 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Dentistry Day is held in conjunction with the Dentistry From the Heart initiative to provide oral care to people without...

Resident Physicians Help Hospitals Prepare for Future

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Although they don’t have the full autonomy of seasoned doctors, resident physicians at area hospitals are an important part of the medical ecosystem. And with a looming shortage of doctors, they’re a coveted resource who can secure high standards of care long down the road. “First and foremost, there’s an advantage to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Although they don’t have the full autonomy of seasoned doctors, resident physicians at area hospitals are an important part of the medical ecosystem. And with a looming shortage of doctors, they’re a coveted resource who can secure high standards of care long down the road. “First and...