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2014-04-18 23:02:47

Free shredding programs provide for safe, Earth-friendly disposal of confidential documents. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 In celebration of Earth Day, Humility of Mary Health Partners is sponsoring free community recycling events at all three of its health centers. Residents of Warren and surrounding communities are invited to bring documents that should be shredded to the parking lot behind St. Joseph Health Center, 667 Eastland Ave. SE, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., April 24. Cintas...

2014-03-19 08:30:40

Recovery-Supportive Home To Be Built Near Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic's Main Campus YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to the $100,000 gift from the Frank & Pearl Gelbman Trust of Huntington Bank, an eight-bed recovery-supportive housing unit will be built near the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic's (NKRC's) Main Campus in Youngstown. The facility, to be named the Frank & Pearl Gelbman Recovery House, will offer a supportive sober-living...

2014-01-28 23:21:16

Dr. Lucas W. Henn performed an aortic valve replacement using minimally invasive techniques and a 10-centimeter incision. The surgery was performed at St. Elizabeth Health Center. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Clyde Stratman never felt a pain in his chest, but in the back of his mind he harbored the idea that he could be at risk for heart trouble. Both of his parents died as a result of problems with their hearts and heart disease often runs in families. So, the 75-year-old...

2014-01-20 23:03:10

Dr. Lucas W. Henn will discuss cardiac valvular disease and emerging trends in treatment. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 St. Elizabeth Heart and Vascular Center will present The Beat Goes On, a community social to raise awareness about heart disease, Feb. 13 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Hall in Youngstown. The featured speaker is Dr. Lucas W. Henn, who will discuss cardiac valvular disease and emerging trends in treatment. Dr. Henn is a cardiothoracic surgeon who...

2013-11-27 12:23:58

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Ohio Nurses Association: American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten will join nurses, elected officials and labor and civic leaders Monday to discuss implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the campaign by nurses at Northside Medical Center to maintain quality patient care. The event will take place at 12:30 p.m. Monday, December 2, 2013, at Youngstown State...

2013-10-01 23:27:19

Farmers' market manager lauds HMHP for embracing healthful diet as integral part of wellness program. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 After suffering a heart attack in 2007, Jim Converse, manager of the Northside Farmers’ Market, underwent quintuple heart bypass surgery at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Last Oct. 17, after setting up for a farmers’ market at St. E’s, Converse suffered a second heart attack. "It was a busy day setting up tables and at...

2013-09-27 16:23:35

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three days after their one-day, unfair labor practice strike, some local nurses at Northside Medical Center remain locked out and not allowed to care for their patients, reports Ohio Nurses Association. Meanwhile, Community Health Systems Inc., the for-profit, Tennessee-based corporate owner of the hospital, still refuses to return to the bargaining table and address the nurses' concerns about issues involving quality...

2013-09-24 08:32:38

National Union Leader Joins Call for Hospital's Management and Corporate Owners To Return to Bargaining Table and Discuss Issues With Potential Impact on Patients YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center conducted a one-day work stoppage today as they stepped up efforts to reach a new contract that will allow the hospital to maintain its award-winning patient care and clinical operations. Members of the Youngstown General Duty...

2013-09-23 12:26:24

National Union Leader Will Join Picket Line at 7 a.m.; Rally Set for 11 a.m. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As they press ahead with efforts to reach agreement on a new contract, nurses at Northside Medical Center will stage a one-day, unfair labor practice strike on Tuesday. "We would rather be sitting down at the bargaining table than walking a picket line," said Eric Williams, president of the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association. "But our...

2013-09-20 16:24:16

National Union Leader Will Join Picketers During One-Day Job Action; Local Members to Gather Sunday Afternoon to Make Picket Signs YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center today moved ahead with preparations for a one-day, unfair labor practice strike at the hospital next week. At the same time, they renewed calls for management to return to the bargaining table. Nurses have pressed Northside management and the Tennessee-based...