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6-year-old battles disease that causes strokes

December 22, 2015 NAPLES, Fla. — Brady Tess puts the palms of his 6-year-old hands on his forehead to help his thoughts and words come together. The first-grader at Estates Elementary School is chatt. more »»

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December 22, 2015 CENTER FOR HEALTH INNOVATION: U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan, D-Howland, will be one of the “Voices” at a series to begin 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. more »»

Learn difference between heartburn and heart attack

December 22, 2015 WARREN — Heartburn tends to occur more frequently during the holiday season because people overindulge during meals, according to Dr. Larry Woods, cardiologist at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. more »»

Flu season off to slow start

December 22, 2015 NEW YORK — This year’s flu season seems like old time. more »»

Teen has ‘just do it’ attitude for diabetes

December 15, 2015 VICKSBURG, Miss. — Every morning, Jimbo Halford begins his day with the same routine. more »»

U.S. life expectancy almost 79

December 15, 2015 NEW YORK — Life expectancy in the United States has stalled for three straight years, the government announced last week. more »»

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December 15, 2015 ALZHEIMER SUPPORT: Alzheimer Network Family Support Group is meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St., Girard; 7 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Lakes, St. more »»

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December 8, 2015 MERCY OFFERS FREE SCREENINGS: Mercy Health Youngstown, formerly Humility of Mary Health Partners, will provide free blood pressure, blood sugar and blood cholesterol screenings (finger stick) 9:30 a. more »»

Spreading smiles

December 1, 2015 WARREN — It’s all about having a connection with everything. At least that’s what Susann Castore, the A-OK Lady, of Columbus, says. more »»

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December 1, 2015 YOGA TECHNIQUES: Ellen Ford, manager of community health education at Mercy Health, will speak 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at St. more »»

Valley man recounts growing up with undiagnosed Tourette syndrome

November 24, 2015 The twitch isn’t that noticeable anymore. But it’s there. Always. “I have tics 24-7. I get angry, upset, anxious,” Joseph L. Pompili Jr. of Poland said. Now he knows why. more »»

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November 24, 2015 FREE HEALTHY EATING CLASSES: Mercy Health Youngstown, formerly Humility of Mary Health Partners, will provide free healthy eating/ cooking classes 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1 and Dec. more »»

Communities becoming ‘dementia friendly’

November 10, 2015 WATERTOWN, Wis. — Shirley Strysick sometimes forgets she’s met someone two hours prior or that she’s no longer a nurse. more »»

Alzheimer’s dementia cases expected to increase

November 10, 2015 ALTOONA, Pa. — Alzheimer’s disease is a problem expected to grow in the years ahea. more »»

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November 10, 2015 CHRONIC FATIGUE GROUP MEET: Fibromyalgia and / or Chronic Fatigue Support Group will meet 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warre. more »»

Gene editing

November 3, 2015 WASHINGTON — The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic... more »»

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November 3, 2015 DIABETES MONTH: November is American Diabetes month. more »»

Power of prayer

October 27, 2015 WARREN — When talking with breast cancer survivor Diane Flaviani, one thing becomes crystal clear: She cherishes her strong support system. more »»

WHO links processed meat to cancer

October 27, 2015 PARIS (AP) — Bacon, hot dogs and cold cuts are under fire: The World Health Organization threw its global weight behind years of experts’ warnings and declared Monday that processed meats raise the... more »»

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October 27, 2015 KICKOFF ENROLLMENT: Open Enrollment Three (OE3) for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act is Nov. 1 through Jan. 31. Locally, a kickoff enrollment will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. more »»



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