192017Oct
Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t get fever phobia!  It’s hard to see your child suffer through a fever (also known as high temperature), and it can be difficult to determine whether your child requires a doctor’s visit or even a trip to the emergency room. Fevers themselves are generally not dangerous or harmful, but what causes high temperatures in…

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102017Oct
Back to Basics: National Chiropractic Health Month

Back to Basics: National Chiropractic Health Month

National Chiropractic Health Month, sponsored by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), is observed nationwide every October. This year’s theme is “Back to Basics”, which focuses on the importance of overall health and injury prevention for maintaining a healthy spine. Approximately one quarter of US adults reported having low back pain lasting at least 1 day…

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262017Sep
Concussions: What’s the Impact?

Concussions: What’s the Impact?

When your child participates in sports activities, bumps and bruises are inevitable, but when those blows effect a child’s head it is important to pay attention for a possible concussion. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI), such as concussions, are any blow to the head which disrupts normal brain function. When allowed to heal properly, concussions are…

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212017Sep
Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

It’s almost Fall, and health officials are beginning their yearly push to convince everyone to get the latest version of the flu shot. You may be wondering, “is it really important to get the flu shot and is it worth the hassle?” Every doctor or nurse will tell you “yes,” but you might still have…

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182017Sep
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide is an important public health issue, so we wanted to bring awareness this month, which happens to be ‘National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.’  While suicide prevention is important to address year-round, suicide prevention awareness month provides a dedicated time to come together with collective passion and strength around a difficult topic. Suicidal thoughts, much…

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132017Sep
Saturday Morning Injury Clinic Now Offered at IPG

Saturday Morning Injury Clinic Now Offered at IPG

Attention Parents, Coaches, Athletic Trainers and Weekend Warriors, IRMC Physician Group is now extending weekday hours to Saturday mornings! Beginning September 16, IRMC Physician Group will be offering a Saturday Morning Injury Clinic, every Saturday, open to everyone and anyone who has a non-emergent injury that requires medical evaluation. Saturday morning clinic’s will be available for: Strains…

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112017Sep
Celebrating 40 Years of Commitment to the Community

Celebrating 40 Years of Commitment to the Community

Forty years ago, around this time of year, brought exciting changes to the Marion Center community. In 1977, the government issued matching fund grants to bring healthcare to rural communities. Seven communities embarked on a journey to raise the funds.  Fast forward forty years and Mahoning Medical Center is the only one of seven still…

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