Common Cold, Influenza and COVID-19: Symptoms and How to Tell the Difference

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As we navigate the ongoing battle against infectious diseases, it’s crucial to be able to differentiate between various illnesses that share similar symptoms. The common cold, flu and COVID-19 often present with overlapping signs, making it challenging to determine which ailment you might be facing. We’ll explore key differences and similarities between a cold, the […]

Local hospital earns five-star rating

Surgical Hospital at Southwoods Health

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A local hospital has been deemed a five-star facility, and it’s not the first time. It’s the eighth. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded the Surgical Hospital at Southwoods the nationally recognized honor which placed Southwoods in the top percentile nationally. CMS assigns star ratings to U.S. hospitals […]

Surgical Hospital at Southwoods Earns 5-Star Excellent Rating for Eighth Straight Year

Surgical Hospital at Southwoods Health

Boardman, Ohio (September 5, 2023)­ — Southwoods Health is pleased to announce The Surgical Hospital at Southwoods recently received national recognition for a five out of five-star excellent overall rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This recognition places Southwoods in the top percentile nationally, and Southwoods is the only hospital in the […]

Pain Awareness Month – How to Deal with Chronic Pain

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Approximately 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain that impacts their daily activities and overall quality of life, leaving many people overwhelmed and desperate for relief. The month of September is Pain Awareness Month, a time to promote pain education and raise awareness about issues related to chronic pain. Living with chronic pain can be […]