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Caregivers Learn to Take New Approach for Dementia

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – BilliJo Byram puts on a pair of glasses that reduce her peripheral vision and skew her depth perception. Then she puts on a set of headphones that create white noise so her hearing is limited to picking up only the murmur of people’s voices. Next she pulls on a pair of gloves […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – BilliJo Byram puts on a pair of glasses that reduce her peripheral vision and skew her depth perception. Then she puts on a set of headphones that create white noise so her hearing is limited to picking up only the murmur of people’s voices. Next she pulls...

Salem Medical Partners with Seidman Cancer Center

SALEM, Ohio – Patients undergoing treatment for cancer at Salem Regional Medical Center now have access to clinical trials, the result of a new partnership with the University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland. Representatives of University Hospitals joined Salem Regional officials Tuesday afternoon to announce the partnership. The center opened Monday. Salem Regional chose […]

SALEM, Ohio – Patients undergoing treatment for cancer at Salem Regional Medical Center now have access to clinical trials, the result of a new partnership with the University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland. Representatives of University Hospitals joined Salem Regional officials Tuesday afternoon to announce the partnership. The center...

Swanston Fund Invites Inquiries for 2018 Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The William Swanston Charitable Fund is requesting proposals from IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that address childhood obesity within Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Interested applicants for the 2018 grant cycle must submit a letter of inquiry by Dec. 15. Detailed information, including a form for inquiries, can be found in the Swanston Fund […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The William Swanston Charitable Fund is requesting proposals from IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that address childhood obesity within Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Interested applicants for the 2018 grant cycle must submit a letter of inquiry by Dec. 15. Detailed information, including a form for inquiries, can be...

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...