RSV cases, hospitalizations on the rise in the Mahoning Valley
"Last week alone, we had nearly 100 admissions of children with RSV," Bigham said. "If we're seeing 100 kiddos admitted to the hospital, you can imagine there's thousands and thousands of kids in the community who have RSV."
World Mental Health Day: How to reduce stress
Monday is World Mental Health Day, where people raise awareness for anxiety, depression and more often, stress. The American Heart Association wants to remind the Mahoning Valley how important it is to take care of the mind. "Poor mental health and stress
Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Dee Banks honored with Simeon Booker Courage Award
From 4 decades of work improving access to quality healthcare, vaccine awareness, and pandemic safety, Dr. Banks was honored with the Simeon Booker Award for Courage Thursday evening.
Youngstown Health Dept. creates new positions for outreach program
"They'll be the first of the kind in the State of Ohio," said Erin Bishop, Health Commissioner for the City of Youngstown. "We needed to create these positions because what we're doing is developing 4 health improvement zones, one on each side of town."
Valley reaction to NFL concussion protocol
"There's some things that need to be corrected," said Steve Arnold, Head Coach of the Warren G. Harding football team. "These guys are still young men after they retire or after they get cut, do something needs to be done."