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Jenefer Machovina is a busy working mom with a full plate of obligations and here’s how MaxStrength Fitness is helping her reclaim her health

Serving on the Avon Lake School Board, travelling the world as director for international cooperative development for a global financial services company, and being an overscheduled mom to four kids doesn’t leave Jenefer Machovina much time to focus on her own health. When the clock struck 50 last year, she decided it was time to add...

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Protecting the public’s health is a key mission of the Lake County General Health District, but that’s not all it does to support the community

Have you ever wondered what our local health departments really do? We learned through Covid-19 that they enforce the rules and regulations put in place by the US Department of Health and Human Services. But when there isn’t a worldwide pandemic, the local departments continue their work to prevent disease, promote equity in health, and...

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Should you get cancer coverage?

No one is immune from the risk of cancer, young or old. However, age does play a role, with the average age of people diagnosed with cancer being 66.* Are you prepared if the unthinkable should happen? Fortunately, I can help you find a supplemental plan that may help with out of pocket costs if you receive a qualified cancer diagnosis. You...

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In recognition of American Heart Month, University Hospitals Lake West and Tripoint Medical Centers shine the light on this vital organ

During American Heart Month every February, the spotlight shines on heart health. For the cardiologists at University Hospitals Lake West Medical Center, it is their focus 365 days a year, 115,200 heartbeats a day. “We educate our patients on how to protect themselves against heart disease,” says Paul Zellers, DO, who is Chief of...

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Here’s what Black History Month means to black-owned businesses who are part of the Willoughby Western Lake County Chamber of Commerce

Then Black History Month originated in 1976, President Gerald R. Ford urged Americans to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” Here in Lake County, the number of businesses and organizations helmed by African Americans provides a rich...

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