Air pollution may increase dementia risk

(AP) — Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that eventually strips sufferers of their ability to remember, communicate and l...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Premier Health ACO of Ohio chosen for initiative

DAYTON — Premier Health ACO of Ohio has been selected to participate in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’s (CMS’s) i...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Health care’s future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers

By Tom MurphyAP Health WriterThe U.S. government may soon lean on someone new to help lower health care costs: you.The idea is that when your money is...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Stress shouldn’t be blamed for ulcers

By Rosanne Danielson, MDContributing columnistThose who worry that increased stress in their life may lead to a stomach ulcer need to understand that ...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Getting to the heart of implantable devices

Getting to the heart of implantable devices

Even a fit and healthy professional athlete can suffer from sudden cardiac arrest — but a look at Olympic skater Paul Wylie’s story may he...

February 3rd, 2017 updated: February 3rd, 2017. |  


Heart attack can be life-altering experience

Heart attack can be life-altering experience

TROY — A heart attack can suddenly bring a lot of things into focus — such as the type of lifestyle a person has led or a clearer picture ...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Free heart month screenings offered

TROY — During February — American Heart Month — Premier Health will offer free cardiovascular screenings that help identify the risk...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Cardiac rehab program more than workout

Cardiac rehab program more than workout

For the Troy Daily NewsTROY — When Gordon Wise told his family doctor he had recovered from an illness with only 90 percent of his previous ener...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


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 |