Wound center promotes healthy heart lifestyle

TROY — Heart health is one of the most important factors that can affect wound healing. Chronic wounds affect approximately 6.7 million people i...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Hats from the heart

Hats from the heart

Provided photoAs part of Heart Health Month in February, First United Methodist Church of Troy donated hand-made red hats for infants at UVMC. Picture...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Red hats raise awareness of heart defects

Red hats raise awareness of heart defects

TROY — Babies born at Upper Valley Medical Center and other Premier Health hospitals during February are receiving little red keepsake hats from...

February 17th, 2018 |  



Program keeps Parkinson’s patients moving

Program keeps Parkinson’s patients moving

TROY — A program whose goals include delaying the progression of Parkinson’s disease symptoms focuses on individual’s weaknesses, no...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Program helps keep Parkinson’s patients moving

Program helps keep Parkinson’s patients moving

TROY – A program whose goals include delaying the progression of Parkinson’s disease symptoms focuses on individual’s weaknesses, no...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?

By Kenneth CusiUniversity of FloridaTHE CONVERSATION — Gyms across the country will be packed in the new year with people sticking, however brie...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Officials say 2 meningitis deaths in Ohio county unrelated

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in a rural northeast Ohio county say they have no explanation for a second bacterial meningitis d...

December 29th, 2017 |  


In a milestone year, gene therapy finds a place in medicine

By Marilynn MarchioneAP Chief Medical Writer(AP) — After decades of hope and high promise, this was the year scientists really showed they could...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Workout frequency or workout intensity

Workout frequency or workout intensity

Probably one of the most common questions that our members ask us is, “how often should I workout?” We seem to have this belief that if we...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Rating system for Medicare explained

(NAPSI) — Seniors enrolling in Medicare often are surprised to discover that most Medicare health and prescription drug plans are measured by a ...

November 15th, 2017 |