PA Dept. of Health: Antibiotics will not work for flu, cold

PA Dept. of Health: Antibiotics will not work for flu, cold

The CDC says that each year approximately two million people in the U.S. become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics.

Big study casts doubt on need for many heart procedures

Big study casts doubt on need for many heart procedures

A large study finds that people with stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a stent or bypass procedure, but it won't cut their risk of having a heart attack or dying over the next few years.

Free e-book aims to spark talk on ‘culture of health’

Free e-book aims to spark talk on ‘culture of health’

Roxane Gay, Pam Belluck and Martha Wells are among the contributors to a free e-book story compilation supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Youth vaping forum Wednesday in Girard

Youth vaping forum Wednesday in Girard

The community is being invited to a youth vaping epidemic forum being put on by the American Heart Association on Wednesday in Girard.

Bill on handling of fetal remains passes Pennsylvania House

Bill on handling of fetal remains passes Pennsylvania House

A Pennsylvania House majority is giving its approval to a proposal to require the burial or cremation of fetal remains that end up in possession of a health care facility.

Howland High School offers mindfulness sessions as detention alternative

Howland High School offers mindfulness sessions as detention alternative

At Howland High School, students may face an alternative to detention or suspension. 

YSU recognizes Men's Health Week with campus events

YSU recognizes Men's Health Week with campus events

YSU is hosting Men's Health Week this week with a variety of different campus events.

US superbug infections rising, but deaths are falling

US superbug infections rising, but deaths are falling

There’s some surprising news in a federal report released Wednesday: U.S. deaths from drug-resistant “superbug” infections appear to be going down.

Ohio awarded $12 million to combat maternal deaths

Ohio awarded $12 million to combat maternal deaths

Ohio Department of Health awards 12 million to prevent maternal deaths

3 universities, medical center get $1B to teach and research

3 universities, medical center get $1B to teach and research

By JEFF AMY and KANTELE FRANKO Associated Press