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Speaker’s message: End drug, alcohol use even before pregnancy

A speaker provided facts about the dangers to babies of fetal exposure to drugs and alcohol that most of the 150 professionals attending had never heard before.

Endocrine therapeutics

Endocrine therapeutics WALTHAM, Mass. Radius Health Inc., developing and commercializing

Crisis intervention training spans Mahoning County

Every police department in Mahoning County has at least one officer trained to intervene in mental health crises.

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Hundreds sign up to fund transplants

About 270 people pre-registered for an inaugural fundraising gala for bone marrow donor registry Be The Match on Thursday evening at The Lake Club, coordinated by Mahoning County Engineer Pat Ginnetti.

Youngstown to consider raising age to buy tobacco to 21

But three council members said they’re undecided on approving such a law.

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UnitedHealthcare broadens direct drug rebate program

UnitedHealthcare is expanding a program that will pass drugmaker rebates along to some customers

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Bone up on osteoporosis

The mission of Mercy Health has remained steadfast since the Sisters of the Humility of Mary began providing health care services more than 100 years ago.

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Panel discusses “New Direcion After Northside”

The future of health care in Youngstown will focus more on prevention and education aimed at keeping people healthy and out of the hospital.