Articles in the Health & Fitness Category

Campaigns For Governor Come Out Swinging On Medicaid Expansion!
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Posted in Aside Left, Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 19 July 2018
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Ideastream.org By Karen Kasler Posted July 19th 2018   The Republican candidate for governor says he’s had a plan to keep Medicaid expansion for all 700,000 Ohioans covered under it. His Democratic opponent calls that a major about-face. And it shows there’s been a lot of confusion surrounding this key state policy, and what either [...]

Feds Reject State’s Attempt To Waive Individual Mandate!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 13 July 2018
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Ideastream.org By Andy Chow Posted July 13th 2018 (PHOTO: JILLIAN FROMENT DEPUTY DIRECTOR OHIO DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE)   The federal government has rejected Ohio’s attempt to end the individual mandate for health care. The mandate is a staple of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Health care advocates say lawmakers should take this [...]

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe At ‘Obamacare!’
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 12 July 2018
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Associated Press By Richare Alonzo-Zaldivar Posted July 12th 2018   The Trump administration is freezing payments under an “Obamacare” program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses, a move expected to add to premium increases next year. At stake are billions in payments to insurers with sicker customers. The latest administration action could [...]

Viola Davis Speaks Out On Long-Term Effects Of Sexual Violence!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Entertainment News on 2 July 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Ryan Velez Posted July 2nd 2018   The current climate regarding sexual misconduct can be seen as a positive not only because it makes it easier to call out and punish those who have committed such acts, but also because it creates a more welcoming environment for victims to share their stories and [...]

Businesses Have Made Millions Off Trump’s Child Separation Policy!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 26 June 2018
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Yahoo.com By Hunter Walker, White House Correspondent Posted June 26th 2018   President Trump’s controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses who have received millions of dollars in government contracts to help run the shelters where young migrants are being held away from their parents. The government has [...]

Delay In Start Date For Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 25 June 2018
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Ideastream.org By Jo Ingles Posted June 25th 2018 (PHOTO: OHIO SENATE MINORITY LEADER SENATOR KENNY YUKO D-D-25)   The state’s medical marijuana program is not going to be ready for patients on the projected start date on September 8. And there’s no clear idea on when it will begin. Democratic Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko has [...]

Kasich: Ohio Should Defend Preexisting Conditions Coverage!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 22 June 2018
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Ideastream.org By Jo Ingles Posted June 22nd 2018   Gov. John Kasich says Ohio should be doing everything it can to defend the part of the Affordable Care Act that requires health care coverage for people with preexisting conditions. This once again positions Kasich against President Donald Trump, who has said his administration will not fight for the law. Kasich [...]

Proposed Legal Marijuana Amendment Clears Hurdle!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, MXO Business Report on 18 June 2018
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Ideastream.org By Jo Ingles Posted June 18th 2018 (PHOTO: OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL MIKE DEWINE)   Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to make marijuana legal in Ohio have passed the first big hurdle in that process.  The Attorney General has approved a proposed amendment by the group, “Ohio Families for Change.” Spokesman Jonathan Varner says [...]

Aetna whistleblower Accuses CVS Health’s Caremark Of Fraud in Medicare Part D Drug Prices!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 15 June 2018
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HealthcareFinance.com By Susan Morse, Senior Editor Posted June 15th 2018   In commercial contracts Caremark kept the spread between the price it negotiated with the pharmacies and what it charged its PBM customers. An unsealed 2014 lawsuit by an Aetna actuary whistleblower against CVS Caremark, the insurer’s pharmacy benefit manager, accuses the PBM of billing [...]

Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Candidly About Her Hair Loss And How She’s Handling It!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Entertainment News on 15 June 2018
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Yahoo.com By Leah Prinzivalli, Allure Posted June 15th 2018   Approximately “147 million people worldwide deal with alopecia. Male pattern baldness may most of the attention, but women are finally starting to open up the conversation about their own hair-loss struggles. One such woman is Jada Pinkett Smith, who discussed in the latest episode of [...]