Medicare launches revamp for heart attacks, hip fractures

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heart attacks and broken hips cause much suffering and worry as people grow older. This year, Medicare wants to start changing...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Alzheimer’s: Preparing for an unknown future

Alzheimer’s: Preparing for an unknown future

(NAPSI) — There are currently 5.4 million Americans who have Alzheimer’s disease, and as the U.S. population ages, many more individuals a...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Poll: More seniors relying on relatives for care

CINCINNATI — The 2016 Ohio Health Issues Poll (OHIP), sponsored by Interact for Health, found that half of Ohio adults (51 percent) have provide...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Dayton Heroes unite to support lung cancer research

DAYTON — Hundreds of local residents are joining forces to fight lung cancer, united in the belief that surviving lung cancer should be the expe...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Troy-Piqua blood drives set for rival week

MIAMI COUNTY — Troy-Piqua rivalry week will take on some extra arm-wrestling this year with all four blood drives in the 19th annual US Bank/Com...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Stress test often first step in diagnosing cardiac issues

TROY — The last thing a cardiac stress test should cause is anxiety in the patient about to undergo the test despite what its outcome may reveal...

October 7th, 2016 |  


YWCA Piqua to offer Medicare program

PIQUA — Victoria Jurovic, an Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) community liaison, will present a Medicare update program...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Full-scale emergency exercise set

TIPP CITY — The Miami County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) in conjunction with the city of Tip...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Behavior changes could signal dementia brewing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behavior or personality might...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Full scale emergency exercise set

Staff reportsTIPP CITY — The Miami County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) in conjunction with th...

August 10th, 2016 |