As a music therapist serving University Hospitals of Cleveland’s Geauga and Portage medical centers, Forrest Paquin provides patients with stress management techniques and healthy ways to cope with pain in conjunction with interactive musical performances. Ms. Paquin sees about 150 patients …
Thanks to Joseph’s Home, a resident who had been living in and eating out of Dumpsters for 12 years was able to get into permanent housing in a matter of six to eight months, said Behavior Health Director Mike Biscaro.
The Gathering Place has been serving the community in Beachwood and beyond for almost 20 years, having reached out to about 45,000 individuals through 450,000 visits. Through their Wellness Without Walls initiative, the organization is looking to provide support for even more families and in…
“We know that climate change is one of the most significant health threats for Ohio children,” Dr. Aparna Bole, a pediatrician in Cleveland and member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, said recently.
For the first time in North America and the second time worldwide, Cleveland Clinic doctors delivered a baby from a uterus that was transplanted from a deceased donor.
MORELAND HILLS — People under the age of 21 can no longer buy tobacco products in the village. The new law approved by council raises the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old in an effort to promote health and safety.
About 30 persons came to the Kent State University Geauga campus Sunday to find “common ground” on sustainable construction as a way to preserve the environment and save money while doing it.
Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers reported last week they are surpassing the national average for successful treatment of those with alcohol and drug addictions, but are struggling to find a sober house for women in Geauga County.
After several fits and starts along the way, medical marijuana became available to patients with doctor recommendations at dispensaries throughout Ohio beginning in January. Six months later, the program is running fairly smoothly but there is still room for improvement, industry officials said.
In the calm atmosphere at Club Pilates in Solon, where soft blue lights flank equipment that lines mirrored walls, a sign reads “Do Pilates; Do life.”
Round 1 Ministries in Russell has become a center for healing, physically and mentally. Children, teens and adults who need help go to the building at Chillicothe (Route 306) and Kinsman (Route 87) to work out under the instruction of the Rev. Morris Eason.
Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center are screening participants in a new, national Alzheimer’s disease clinical research study evaluating the potential benefits of an investigational medicine for people with mild-to-moderate AD.
Members and friends of the Geauga Family YMCA in Chardon will be swimming, biking and running for a good cause Sunday at the first annual Tri For a Reason indoor triathlon.
When Riva Adamovsky gets in her car after Flex Chair Yoga class at the Solon Senior Center, she often sits for a moment before driving off. That is because she is overcome with calmness, she said.
Northeast Ohio residents now have the opportunity to determine the probability of having a heart attack within the next 10 years in as little as 15 minutes through a calcium scoring noninvasive test offered for free by University Hospitals of Cleveland.
Last Friday, Ronan Feldman boarded his school bus with green hair. Sprayed with temporary color, his green locks served as a reminder to his Kenston Middle School classmates of the Sunday event to come. On Monday, he boarded bald, void of the green that went with the weekend.
They may not contain tobacco, but e-cigarette aerosol is far from harmless. The sweet smelling vapor contains nicotine, the same addictive drug found in tobacco cigars and cigarettes.
When former Solon resident Sharon Rotblatt began the local chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance more than six years ago, she was a caregiver for a loved one with a mental illness and experiencing a feeling of isolation.
Out of all 50 states in the union, Ohio is the only one without a comprehensive state plan for treating and combating Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Ohio Senate Bill 24, introduced last week by Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko, D-Richmond Heights, and Sen. Steve Wilson, R-Mainevil…
Geauga County residents will have a new recycling center later this year for unloading electronics, small appliances and hazardous wastes such as paint. Normally, people have to drive to the Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste Management District in Warren to dispose of the items or wait for their c…
More than 40 years of scientific studies prove that being in nature improves human health and wellbeing, making everyone healthier, happier and smarter, according to data collected by the Western Reserve Land Conservancy.
Neighbors of the Wembley Club in Bainbridge aired concerns about possible increases in traffic and residential property values in light of a plan by the club to build a 32,000-square-foot addition on Woodberry Boulevard.
After receiving a “significant donation,” University Hospitals of Cleveland announced Tuesday that it will be changing the name of UH Chagrin Highlands Health Center to UH Minoff Health Center at Chagrin Highlands.
WOODMERE — The landscaping design at Eton Chagrin Boulevard took home the project of the year award from the 46th Annual Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Awards. Eton’s entry in the seasonal color category wowed judges with the vibrant display of colors over three seasons, according to…
It may be below freezing outside, but locally grown and prepared food remains well within reach. Geauga Fresh Farmers Market had its first winter market this season last Saturday at Lowe’s Greenhouse in Bainbridge with Tiffany Mentzer as coordinator.
RUSSELL — Township trustees said they plan to notify residents about the use of the recycling center, which is located behind the former fire station on Chillicothe Road (Route 306). Issues continue concerning leaving debris and non-recyclable items in the large recycling bins.
Two separate accidents last week illustrated the dangers of drunken driving as a Geauga County Sheriff’s Department cruiser was struck and a Hambden Fire Department lieutenant sustained injuries while driving to work his shift.
ORANGE — Council President Brandon Duber gave his final push last week to pass a ban on plastic bags at the point of sale for businesses in the village. Despite the Ohio House’s vote to block local taxes on or limit the use of plastic bags, Village Council members approved the ordinance, as …
Despite living in Geauga County – one of the most affluent counties in the state and at a time when the nation’s economy is showing strong growth – not all residents are sharing in the bounty.
Dr. Jihad Kaouk, a Cleveland Clinic urologist, and his team are making strides in the medical field by becoming the first in the U.S. to perform prostate surgeries using a Single Port SP Robot. This new robot, which Dr. Kaouk helped develop, utilizes new technology to make surgeries more pre…
If winning a football state championship is hard, doing it with a team ravaged by injuries is nearly impossible. As the Kenston High School Bombers dominated their way to the first state championship in program history, the team’s athletic training staff worked all season long to keep player…
The City of Solon was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for a multipurpose trail linking the city to neighboring Bentleyville and Bainbridge Township.
A cardiopulmonary resuscitation machine is helping to save lives of those in cardiac arrest, and University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center recently donated one, valued at $15,000 to the Auburn Fire Department.
BAINBRIDGE — Just when it seemed people were getting the message about using the recycling center in Bainbridge correctly, random items were dumped at the collection area overnight.
Changes are being made to the turnout gear storage area at the Bainbridge Fire Department station to better protect the health and safety of firefighters.
This can be a rough time of the year for the seemingly fragile monarch butterflies. That’s what Claire Kirschner, 5, and her family learned this past Sunday at Frohring Meadows in Bainbridge during a special monarch migration game trail.
The Orange High School cheerleading team keeps the crowd energized during Friday night football games. Yet what often catches the attention of fans on both sides of the stadium is the lone male on the Orange squad, Mason Fleshman, displaying his jumps, tumbles and showmanship.
The city-owned Grantwood golf course is on target to surpass revenues from last year thanks in part to incredibly clear and sunny weekends throughout the summer, Director Donald W. Holub said last week.