Articles in the Health & Fitness Category

RTA Investigation: George Dixon Failed To Pay Insurance For 24 Years
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Posted in Aside Left, Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 18 May 2018
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Ideastream.org By Nick Castele Posted May 18th 2018 (PHOTO: GEORGE DIXON III)   RTA CHIEF AUDITOR ANTHONY GAROFOLI Former Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Board President George Dixon III received close to a million dollars in health benefits he was not entitled to, according to an investigation by the agency’s board of trustees. Dixon first [...]

Hospital Using Uber And Lyft To Transport Patients To Drug Treatment!
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Posted in Aside Right, Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report, Northeast Ohio on 16 May 2018
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Ideastream.org By Marlene Harris-Taylor Posted May 16th 2018 (PHOTO: ORLANDO HOWARD ST. VINCENT HOSPITAL ROSARY HALL OUTPATIENT TREATMENT MANAGER)   Forty-year-old local resident Mike, checked his cell phone recently, just outside the main entrance to St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, while waiting for an Uber car to pull up. “Hi I’m Michael,” he said as [...]

State Bans ‘Gag Orders’ That Prevent Pharmacists From Suggesting Ways Patients Can Save Money!
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Posted in Breaking News, Good Dollars and Sense, Health & Fitness on 14 May 2018
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Ideastream.org By Jo Ingles Posted May 14th 2018   Ohioans who go to the pharmacy to pick up prescriptions sometimes pay more out of pocket with their insurance card than they would have if they didn’t have coverage. But state regulators are doing something to try to ensure Ohioans pay the least possible. The Ohio [...]

Former Republican House Speaker Is Advising A Marijuana Corporation!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report, Northeast Ohio on 17 April 2018
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Ideastream.org By Sasha Ingber Posted April 17th 2018   John Boehner, former speaker of the House, became an unlikely advocate for marijuana last week. Reversing years of opposition to the drug when he served in Congress, the Republican announced that his “thinking on cannabis has evolved.” He tweeted that he was joining the Board of [...]

Apple now lets you access medical records in Health app
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report, MXO High Tech on 4 April 2018
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Engadget.com By David Lomb Posted April 4th 2018   Apple released iOS 11.3 last week, and along with a slew of other fun additions, the update includes a new feature: Health Records. If you’re a patient within certain health systems — like Duke, NYU Langone, Stanford and Yale — you can view your medical records [...]

The Reality Of New Ohio Abortion Bill – Politics And Possibilities!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 28 March 2018
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Ideastream.org By Jo Ingles Posted March 28th 2018 (PHOTO: HOUSE BILL 565 CO-SPONSOR REPRESENTATIVE RON HOOD R-ASHVILLE)   A newly introduced bill in the Ohio Legislature that would outlaw abortion entirely is getting a lot of attention on social media and around water coolers. But will it get serious consideration from lawmakers, especially considering some [...]

Federal Judge Blocks Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Before It Takes Effect!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 26 March 2018
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Ideastream.org By Karen Kasler Posted March 26th 2018 (PHOTO: US DISTRICT JUDGE TIMOTHY BLACK SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO)   A federal judge has ruled a new state law that would ban abortion after a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome is unconstitutional, and has blocked it before it was to go into effect. Ohio would have [...]

North Carolina Mom Arrested After Video Shows Baby Smoking Marijuana!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 26 March 2018
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USAToday.com By Mary Bowerman, USA Today Network Posted March 26th 2018   BABY SMOKING MARIJUANA VIDEO A North Carolina woman was arrested Wednesday after video surfaced on social media of her baby smoking marijuana. Brianna Ashanti Lofton, 20, was charged with two counts of felony child abuse, contributing to delinquency, and possession of marijuana, according to [...]

Letitia Wright Opens Up About Her Struggles, Advocates For Transparency in Black Mental Health!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Entertainment News on 22 March 2018
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NaturallyMoi.com By Susan Johnes Posted March 22nd 2018   BLACK PANTHER MOVIE TRAILER Black Panther breakout star Letitia Wright recently had an interview with Teen Vogue to talk about her struggles with depression, her advocacy for transparency around the mental health conversation, the importance of Shuri as a character as it relates to STEM, and [...]

Cuyahoga County Ranks Worst In Ohio For Low Birthweights!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 20 March 2018
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Ideastream.org By Nick Castele Posted March 20th 2018 (PHOTO: DON SCHWARTZ DIRECTOR CATALYZING DEMAND FOR HEALTH PLACES AND PRACTICES FOR THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION) A new ranking places Cuyahoga County at 60 out of Ohio’s 88 counties for health outcomes. That’s according to a report out today from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The [...]