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Good Health Takes More than New Resolve

health and fitness roundtable

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...

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...