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Study: Genetic test predicts middle-aged obesity risk

Scientists say a genetic test can identify newborns at heightened risk of becoming severely obese by middle age, possibly giving time for interventions designed to head off that fate

ABC Therapy recognized

ABC Therapy recognized LIBERTY The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence has recognized ABA

Austintown rehab moves

Austintown rehab moves AUSTINTOWN Austintown Rehabilitation Services, a service of Hillside

Immune system therapy shows wider promise against cancer

A treatment that helps the immune system fight deadly blood cancers is showing early signs of promise against some solid tumors, giving hope that this approach might be extended to more common cancers in the future

Health, Wellness Expo

Health, Wellness Expo YOUNGSTOWN The Valley Health & Wellness Expo will take place from 9 a.m.

US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer

DA advisers: Too soon to ban kind of breast implant tied to rare cancer, more information needed

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.