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‘Walk with a Doc’ Begins Jan. 25 at Southern Park

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program launches “Walk with a Doc” at the Southern Park Mall this month to help encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages across the region. The free program, funded by a grant from Area Health Education Center, begins 9 a.m. Jan. 25, at […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program launches “Walk with a Doc” at the Southern Park Mall this month to help encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages across the region. The free program, funded by a grant from Area Health Education Center, begins...

Updated: St. E’s Youngstown Lifts ‘Temporary Diversion’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Key laboratory equipment has been repaired and is back online, and Mercy Health – Youngstown’s St. Elizabeth Boardman and St. Joseph Warren Hospital continue to provide laboratory services support as St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital restores its lab to full operation. St. Elizabeth announced Sunday morning that it was on “temporary diversion” after […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Key laboratory equipment has been repaired and is back online, and Mercy Health - Youngstown's St. Elizabeth Boardman and St. Joseph Warren Hospital continue to provide laboratory services support as St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital restores its lab to full operation. St. Elizabeth announced Sunday morning that it...

Good Health Takes More than New Resolve

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BOARDMAN, Ohio – There’s much more to diet, exercise and a healthful life than kicking off the New Year with a resolution to lose weight through watching your diet and exercising more. Indeed, there are many other factors and strategies people should consider when it comes to pursuing a fit lifestyle that carries on long […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – There’s much more to diet, exercise and a healthful life than kicking off the New Year with a resolution to lose weight through watching your diet and exercising more. Indeed, there are many other factors and strategies people should consider when it comes to pursuing a fit...

Sleep Disorders Are Serious Yet Treatable

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s hard to overstate the importance of sleep on the workplace. Some 40% of Americans don’t get the recommended seven to eight hours nightly, while 30% of employees report sleeping fewer than six hours, according to National Sleep Foundation reports. The cost to employers of sleep deprivation, the foundation calculated last year, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It’s hard to overstate the importance of sleep on the workplace. Some 40% of Americans don’t get the recommended seven to eight hours nightly, while 30% of employees report sleeping fewer than six hours, according to National Sleep Foundation reports. The cost to employers of sleep deprivation,...

Try to Sleep. You’re Being Tested

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Walk past the lobby and small kitchenette, through the winding halls lined with occasional pieces of medical equipment, and you’ll find a few bedrooms. Each has the usual amenities: a queen-sized bed, a TV, a recliner, even a nightstand. But a few things stand out, most notably the infrared camera and a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Walk past the lobby and small kitchenette, through the winding halls lined with occasional pieces of medical equipment, and you’ll find a few bedrooms. Each has the usual amenities: a queen-sized bed, a TV, a recliner, even a nightstand. But a few things stand out, most notably...

Your Good Health Rests on Your Mattress

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – How consumers once selected a mattress for their beds often was determined by two factors: price and comfort. While those two elements still influence buyers, new trends and technology have helped customers – especially baby boomers – to consider other features that could have a long-term effect on their health. In short, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – How consumers once selected a mattress for their beds often was determined by two factors: price and comfort. While those two elements still influence buyers, new trends and technology have helped customers – especially baby boomers – to consider other features that could have a long-term effect...

Beeghly Family Leaves $1M Gift to Akron Children’s

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The annual tree lighting ceremony at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley last night sparkled more brightly this year with the announcement of a  major endowment gift from Bruce and Nancy Beeghly.  The legacy gift of $1 million will support future growth and expansion of the Beeghly campus here. “When I look back […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- The annual tree lighting ceremony at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley last night sparkled more brightly this year with the announcement of a  major endowment gift from Bruce and Nancy Beeghly.  The legacy gift of $1 million will support future growth and expansion of the Beeghly campus...

Hospital CEO Writes Book about Leadership

AKRON, Ohio – William H. Considine, CEO of Akron Children’s Hospital, has written a book, Leadership, in which he shares his insights on how to become a trusted and inspiring leader. The book, Leadership: Lessons from Miracle Children, draws on Considine’s experiences over the past 38 years at Akron Children’s Hospital and uses the letters […]

AKRON, Ohio – William H. Considine, CEO of Akron Children’s Hospital, has written a book, Leadership, in which he shares his insights on how to become a trusted and inspiring leader. The book, Leadership: Lessons from Miracle Children, draws on Considine’s experiences over the past 38 years at Akron Children’s...

Alzheimer’s Groups Provide Support to Families

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are few easy days when living with or caring for someone who has dementia. Good days exist, certainly, but the effects – the stress, the fretting, the exhaustion – take their toll. Easing that toll is the primary mission of the Youngstown-based Alzheimer Network and the Alzheimer’s Association, a national organization […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are few easy days when living with or caring for someone who has dementia. Good days exist, certainly, but the effects – the stress, the fretting, the exhaustion – take their toll. Easing that toll is the primary mission of the Youngstown-based Alzheimer Network and the...

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...