Articles in the Health & Fitness Category

White People Don’t Live in Flint Or Puerto Rico, So President Sends Aid to France!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Health & Fitness on 23 April 2019
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TheRoot.com By Dara Sharif Posted April 23rd 2019   HURRICANE MARIA AFTERMATH IN PUERTO RICO Five years have gone by, some 1,825 days, since the people of Flint, Mich., were doomed to a life with no clean water, with no clear end in sight. (Nestle just pledged to continue providing bottled water for the town […]

‘MetroHealth Transformation’ Breaks Ground!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 18 April 2019
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Ideastream.org By Gabriel Kramer Posted April 18th 2019 (PHOTO: DR. AKRAM BOUTROS, PRESIDENT AND CEO METROHEALTH SYSTEMS)   METROHEALTH NEW MAIN CAMPUS RENDERINGS MetroHealth Medical System broke ground Monday afternoon for a new hospital, the cornerstone of  plans to transform its main campus off West 25th Street in Cleveland and the adjacent Clark-Fulton neighborhood. The […]

Cleveland Council Clerk Rejects Lead Paint Petitions; Court Fight Possible!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 16 April 2019
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Ideastream.org By Nick Castele Posted April 16th 2019   CLEVELAND LEAD ADVOCATES FOR SAFE HOUSING The clerk of Cleveland City Council on Friday rejected petitions seeking to create a new program protecting tenants from lead paint. In response, the organizers of the petition drive say they’ll go to court to force the clerk to introduce […]

Former MetroHealth COO Sentenced To 14 Years
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 12 April 2019
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Patch.com By Chris Mosby, The Patch Staff Posted April 12th 2019 (PHOTO: EDWARD HILL)   A former MetroHealth Hospital System executive has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for conspiring to defraud the hospital. Edward Hills, 58, of Aurora was sentenced this week to 188 months in prison. His restitution will be determined […]

Muslim Doctors Open Free Health Clinic For Uninsured Patients In Cleveland Area!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 8 April 2019
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DiversityInc.com By Katherine Lewin Posted April 8th 2019 (PHOTO: DR MANSOOR MEDICAL DIRECTOR CLEVELAND INN SINA CLINIC)   CLEVELAND IBN SINA CLINIC IS IN A MOSQUE IN PARMA There is no co-pay, no ridiculous bill in the mail, no cost at all at the Cleveland Ibn Sina Clinic in Parma, Ohio. The only thing that […]

The White House, Not DeVos, Wanted To Slash Special Olympics Budget!
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Posted in Breaking News, Education, Health & Fitness on 2 April 2019
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Yahoo.com By Peter Wade, Rolling Stone Posted April 2nd 2019 (PHOTO” SPECIAL OLYMPIAN LORETTA CLAIBORNE)   Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was taking heat last week for cutting funding from the Special Olympics in its budget proposal this year, but a department official familiar with the process who spoke with CNN said it was the White […]

Mike DeWine Proposes Dramatic Increase To Children Services Funding!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 27 March 2019
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Ideastream.org By Andy Chow Posted March 27t h 2019   Children services officials are celebrating a proposal from Gov. Mike DeWine that nearly doubles the amount of state funding that goes towards their cause. They say this is the first indication in a long time that the state is taking issues like foster care seriously. […]

Senator Wants To Raise Age Limit For Medicaid Work Requirements!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 25 March 2019
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Ideastream.org By Karen Kasler Posted March 25th 2019 (PHOTO: OHIO SENATOR MATT HUFFMAN R-D-12)   The federal government says Ohio can require non-disabled Medicaid expansion recipients to work 20 hours a week unless they’re caregiving, in job training or college or over 50. One state lawmaker is disappointed, because he wanted that age limit to […]

Democrats Come For Susan Collins After Brett Kavanaugh Backs Anti-Abortion Law!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 21 February 2019
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Yahoo.com By Jennifer Bendery, HuffPost Posted February 21st 2019 (PHOTO: SENIOR SENATOR SUSAN COLLINS R-MAINE)   Progressive advocacy groups are furious about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh voting to let an anti-abortion law take effect in Louisiana. But they are directing their ire at another person too: Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine). Collins, who is up […]

Federal Rule Makes Hospitals Post Prices To Increase Transparency, Competition!
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Health & Fitness on 14 February 2019
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WPR.org By Shamane Mills Posted February 14th 2019   Information Will Be More Detailed But Some Question How Effective It Will Be As part of the the federal government’s ongoing efforts to improve transparency of hospital costs, a new rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services now requires hospitals across the country to […]