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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292017Aug

IRMC Physician Group Surgeons Preforming Next-Level Surgeries

If you follow the local news, then you’ll already know that the buzz is all about IRMC Physician Group general surgeons’ capability to perform robotic surgeries. So, what exactly is a “robotic surgery?”  Simply put, it is a minimally invasive surgery that is assisted by a robot. It requires just a few small incisions. How…

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302016Sep
NEWS:  Foot and Ankle Pain

NEWS: Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and ankle pain can cause unwanted stress. Walking comfortably should be for everyone and the pain doesn’t need to last forever. If your feet or ankles hurt, don’t hold off on receiving the proper treatment you deserve. At IRMC Physician Group, our experienced foot and ankle surgeons professionally treat your feet and ankles with…

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232016Sep
NEWS:  Teenage Metabolism

NEWS: Teenage Metabolism

A study finds that children’s metabolism temporarily decreases by approximately 25 percent during puberty. Researchers believe that the obesity rate for children ages 10 to 15 might be partially caused by a slowed metabolism, which is common in developing teenagers. At rest, an average 15-year-old child burns less calories than a 10-year-old child. A theory…

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222016Aug
HEALTHY LIVING:  Back-To-School Basics

HEALTHY LIVING: Back-To-School Basics

As school-age children prepare to return to school, it’s important to make the back-to-school transition as comfortable as possible for your child. Here are some tips to help make back-to-school season more manageable and less stressful. IMPLEMENT A BEDTIME AND WAKE-UP ROUTINE A FEW WEEKS PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL:  Getting your child into the…

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152016Aug
Healthy Living:  Escaping Emails

Healthy Living: Escaping Emails

Expecting employees to constantly check emails after the workday disrupts a healthy work-family balance, according to researchers. Bosses who expect employees to always be on call after work typically cause more harm than good to their employees. The anticipation of expecting work emails after the workday concludes creates physical and emotional exhaustion in employees. Although…

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