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Mental Health Board, WRPA Partner on YDC Building

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board and the Western Reserve Port Authority will partner to redevelop the former Youngstown Developmental Center in Austintown, the agencies announced Thursday. The mental health board and the port authority’s economic development staff will develop a plan over the next six months for the property, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board and the Western Reserve Port Authority will partner to redevelop the former Youngstown Developmental Center in Austintown, the agencies announced Thursday. The mental health board and the port authority’s economic development staff will develop a plan over the next...

Mitchell to Open Hope Village Treatment Facility

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – A Warren native and former president of Warren Fabricating and Machining is opening a facility in Rootstown to help individuals and families struggling with drug addiction. Regina Mitchell, who spent nine years at the helm of Warren Fabricating and Machining, is the CEO and co-owner of Hope Village, which will open April […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – A Warren native and former president of Warren Fabricating and Machining is opening a facility in Rootstown to help individuals and families struggling with drug addiction. Regina Mitchell, who spent nine years at the helm of Warren Fabricating and Machining, is the CEO and co-owner of Hope...

Health Underwriters Concerned about Market Stability

OUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Market instability in the health insurance industry remains a common concern at both the state and national level.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Market instability in the health-insurance industry remains a common concern at both the state and national level. “Our biggest concern in Ohio is the stabilization of the individual market,” said Carol Conway, president of the Ohio Association of Health Underwriters. “There’s very limited options available for individuals who do not have access […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Market instability in the health-insurance industry remains a common concern at both the state and national level. “Our biggest concern in Ohio is the stabilization of the individual market,” said Carol Conway, president of the Ohio Association of Health Underwriters. “There’s very limited options available for individuals...

Mercy Health Opens $4.2M Infusion Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the opening of its new Infusion and Multi-Disciplinary Center at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, Mercy Health Youngstown is aiming to show people that quality health care can be found in the Mahoning Valley. “Right now the instinct for a lot of people is, ‘I have cancer and I need to go […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the opening of its new Infusion and Multi-Disciplinary Center at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, Mercy Health Youngstown is aiming to show people that quality health care can be found in the Mahoning Valley. “Right now the instinct for a lot of people is, ‘I have cancer...

NEOMED Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Research Atherosclerosis

NEOMED Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Research Atherosclerosis

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – A professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University has been awarded a five-year, $2.5-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study atherosclerosis. With the grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Dr. Yanqiao Zhang will examine the role of hepatic transcription factors in lipid regulation, lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis, […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – A professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University has been awarded a five-year, $2.5-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study atherosclerosis. With the grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Dr. Yanqiao Zhang will examine the role of hepatic transcription factors in lipid...

Steward Seeks Nominations for Exceptional EMS Providers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Steward Health Care System is accepting nominations for Emergency Medical Services providers who go “above and beyond” in their interactions with patients at each of Steward’s community hospitals. The winner will be honored at the EMS Stewards of the Community awards ceremony on May 24 at the Squaw Creek Country Club. The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Steward Health Care System is accepting nominations for Emergency Medical Services providers who go “above and beyond” in their interactions with patients at each of Steward’s community hospitals. The winner will be honored at the EMS Stewards of the Community awards ceremony on May 24 at the...

YMCA Takes Workplace Wellness to Job Sites

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The YMCA of Youngstown is launching a program that partners with area businesses to deliver workplace wellness programs at job sites. A pilot program began at UPS in Boardman, and the YMCA has received positive feedback on the effectiveness of the workshops, says Kevin Ruse, director of healthcare and business development for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The YMCA of Youngstown is launching a program that partners with area businesses to deliver workplace wellness programs at job sites. A pilot program began at UPS in Boardman, and the YMCA has received positive feedback on the effectiveness of the workshops, says Kevin Ruse, director of...

One Health Ohio Outlines $4M Clinic Project

One Health Ohio Outlines $4M Clinic Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One Health Ohio plans to spend approximately $4 million to convert and equip the former Bottom Dollar Food grocery store building on the South Side for use as a health clinic. At a news conference this morning, CEO Ron Dwinnells said he expects to be providing core services at the new clinic […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One Health Ohio plans to spend approximately $4 million to convert and equip the former Bottom Dollar Food grocery store building on the South Side for use as a health clinic. At a news conference this morning, CEO Ron Dwinnells said he expects to be providing core...

Brown Touts Drug Fight Funding in Spending Bill

Brown Touts opioid crisis Fight Funding in Spending Bill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio will be at the head of the line for funding to address the opioid crisis allocated in the federal government’s recently approved omnibus spending bill, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said. During a news conference Tuesday at the Youngstown Police Department, Brown, Police Chief Robin Lees and addiction specialist Ruth Bowdish outlined […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio will be at the head of the line for funding to address the opioid crisis allocated in the federal government's recently approved omnibus spending bill, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said. During a news conference Tuesday at the Youngstown Police Department, Brown, Police Chief Robin Lees and...

Salem Hospital to Stop Delivering Babies

Salem Hospital to Stop Delivering Babies

SALEM, Ohio — Salem Regional Medical Center says it will stop providing maternity services by the end of its fiscal year June 30. Maternity patients scheduled to deliver after that date will be transitioned to other area maternity providers. “This very difficult decision,” as Matthew M. Bender, chairman of the medical center’s board of directors […]

SALEM, Ohio -- Salem Regional Medical Center says it will stop providing maternity services by the end of its fiscal year June 30. Maternity patients scheduled to deliver after that date will be transitioned to other area maternity providers. "This very difficult decision," as Matthew M. Bender, chairman of the...