Articles in the Health & Fitness Category

Ohio Ballot Issue 1 Sparks Criminal Justice Debate Over Treatment, Prison!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 5 November 2018
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Ideastream.org By Andy Chow Posted November 5th 2018 (PHOTO: SHAKYRA DIAZ, MANAGING DIRECTOR CRIME SURVIVORS FOR SAFETY AND JUSTICE)   Voters in Ohio will see one statewide issue on the ballot. Supporters have said this constitutional amendment will steer non-violent drug offenders away from prison and into treatment. But opponents claim it will dismantle the work [...]

Montel Williams Says He Heard A ‘Loud Pop’ Before His Stroke: ‘I Knew Something Was Majorly Wrong!’
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Entertainment News on 17 October 2018
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Yahoo.com By Korin Miller Posted October 17th 2018   Montel Williams just opened up about a terrifying health scare he experienced in May, saying that he is “lucky to be alive” after having a stroke. “I had what they call a hemorrhagic stroke,” Williams told the Blast in a new interview. “I almost died.” Williams [...]

Congolese Doctor, Yazidi Activist, Champions In Fight Against Rape In War, Win Nobel Peace Prize!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Health & Fitness, The Arts Unplugged on 9 October 2018
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Yahoo.com By Crispin Kyalangalilwa, Ted Siefer and Nerijus Adomaitis, Reuters Posted October 9th 2018 (PHOTO: CONGOLESE DR. DENIS MUKWEGE) IRAQI YAZIDI HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST NADIA MURAD Denis Mukwege, a doctor who helps victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by [...]

Tuskegee Researchers Work On New Test To Detect Breast Cancer In Black Women!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, Higher Learning on 5 October 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Ryan Velez Posted October 5th 2018   DR. CLAYTON YATES, PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY AND DIRECTOR OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH A press release from Tuskegee University shows that researchers from the institution are working on a new means to detect the most aggressive and fatal form of breast cancer available, leading to [...]

Medicaid Providers Say Background Checks Make It Harder To Get Opioid Treatment. Medicaid Disagrees!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 20 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Karen Kasler Posted September 20th 2018 (PHOTO: OHIO MEDICAID DIRECTOR BARBARA SEARS)   OHIO MEDICAID ASSISTANT DIRECTOR JOHN TASSIE ADDRESSING OHIO LEGISLATURE REGARDING BACKGROUND CHECKS) Ohio Medicaid says it will continue to enforce a new rule requiring background checks of Medicaid providers. Some of them say the new practice will cost some good [...]

Report: Trump Administration Needs To Step Up On ‘Obamacare!’
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 18 September 2018
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Associated Press By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar September 18th 2018   A congressional watchdog said last week the Trump administration needs to step up its management of sign-up seasons under former President Barack Obama’s health care law after mixed results last year in the throes of a failed GOP effort to repeal it. The report from the [...]

MetroHealth System Can Now Expand To Eight Other Counties!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 18 September 2018
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Ideastream.org By Amy Eddings Posted September 18th 2018   MetroHealth is no longer just Cuyahoga County’s public hospital.  It will be able to start operating inpatient facilities in eight other surrounding counties —Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne— as a result of a new law passed by state lawmakers.  It’s a major change [...]

Director Says Medicaid Expansion Still Sustainable!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 15 August 2018
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Ideastream.org By Andy Chow Posted August 15th 2018 (PHOTO: OHIO MEDICAID EXPANSION DIRECTOR BARBARA SPEARS)   An argument is brewing in the race to become Ohio’s next governor. Medicaid expansion has been a crucial topic in the campaign with both candidates, Mike DeWine and Rich Cordray, taking different approaches to the issue. One piece of [...]

Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Tosses Kidney Dialysis Issue Off This Fall’s Ballot
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 14 August 2018
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Ideastream.org By Karen Kasler Posted August 14th 2018 (PHOTO: DIANE WISH PRESIDENT OHIO RENAL ASSOCIATION)   Ohioans won’t vote this fall on a ballot issue capping how much clinics can charge for kidney dialysis. The Ohio Supreme Court says signatures were gathered for the Kidney Dialysis Patient Protection Amendment without the proper paperwork. The Ohio [...]

Mo’nique Celebrates Major Weight Loss Milestone!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Entertainment News on 31 July 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Ryan Velez Posted July 31st 2018   Mo’nique has had a rough go of it in the news lately, from her blackballing becoming public knowledge to the world to a feud with Netflix that was supposed to get people on her side—but backfired. But regardless of your beliefs about her and her stance, [...]