Articles in the Health & Fitness Category

UCLA Ends Kent State’s Season In NCAA Tournament!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, Higher Learning, Sports on 20 March 2017
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KentWired.com By Henry Palattella Posted March 20th 2017 (PHOTO: KENT STATE GUARD DESMOND RIDENOUR)   KENT STATE FORWARD JIMMY HALL The Kent State men’s basketball team’s season came to an end Friday night at the hands of the boys from Westwood, as the UCLA Bruins beat Kent State 97-80 to knock the Flashes out of [...]

For Many Older Americans, Costs Rise Under GOP Health Plan!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 20 March 2017
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Associated Press By Michael Rubinkam, Kelli Kennedy and Meghan Hoyer, Associated Press Posted March 20th 2017   Among the groups hardest hit by the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is one that swung for Donald Trump during last year’s presidential race — older Americans who have not yet reached Medicare age. Many [...]

GOP: Why Should Men Have To Pay For Prenatal Care?
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 15 March 2017
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Yahoo.com By Mattie Kahn, Elle Posted March 15th 2017 (PHOTO: REPRESENTATIVE JOHN SHIMKUS R-ILLINOIS)   REPRESENTATIVE MIKE DOYLE D-PENNSYLVANIA Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), who has three children, suggested during a 27-hour markup session on the new GOP-led healthcare bill that Republicans have opposed the Affordable Care Act because they don’t want to be forced to [...]

Bipartisan Bill To Modernize State Domestic Violence Laws Clears Ohio House!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 13 March 2017
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OhioHouse.gov Minority Caucus Posted March 13th 2017 (PHOTO: REPRESENTATIVE EMILIA STRONG SYKES D-AKRON)   Ohio could join 48 states in protecting victims of dating violence under HB 1 State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 1, her bipartisan legislation to modernize Ohio’s domestic violence laws. Joint-sponsored by [...]

Medical Marijuana Has Many Companies Eyeing Spots For Their Facilities In NE Ohio!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 8 March 2017
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OhioCanaibis .com Posted March 8th 2017 (PHOTO: ELYRIA MAYOR HOLLY BRINDA)   Elyria is one of several northeast Ohio cities considering allowing Cannabis growth and distribution facilities in their communities. Mayor Holly Brinda estimates in the first year, $3.7 million in taxes and fees could be generated from a facility,  for a general fund budget [...]

Ohio EPA Orders Closure Of East Cleveland Dump!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, Our House on 30 January 2017
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Ideastream.org By Nick Castele Posted January 30th 2017 (PHOTO: FORMER EAST CLEVELAND MAYOR ERIC BREWER)   The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is ordering the closure of a dump near homes in East Cleveland, while a former mayor says independently conducted tests of dust and air around the site detected toxic gas. In 2014, East Cleveland [...]

Want a Flat Stomach? Stop Eating These 6 Foods!
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Posted in Health & Fitness on 9 January 2017
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CheatSheet.com By Taryn Brook Posted January 9th 2016   Sometimes, a few simple tweaks are all it takes to give your diet a boost. For example, there are foods that you can avoid to help you lose weight and minimize abdominal bloating, which not only causes physical discomfort but is a barrier to getting the abs of your dreams. [...]

Ohio Tops Nation In Opioid Overdoses!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 3 January 2017
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DaytonDailyNews.com By Chris Stewart, Staff Writer Posted January 3rd 2017   More people died of opioid overdose deaths in Ohio during 2014 than any other state, providing further proof that Ohio is the epicenter of an opioid epidemic ravaging the nation. Of the country’s 28,647 overdose deaths in 2014 attributed to opioids, Ohio’s 2,106 accounted [...]

Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove Named As Contender For Trump’s VA Pick!
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Posted in Breaking News, Careers, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 30 December 2016
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ModernHealthcare.com Posted December 30th 2016   Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. Toby Cosgrove was among prospective cabinet picks who met with President-elect Donald Trump. Cosgrove is reportedly a contender to lead the Veterans Affairs Department. Cosgrove and Luis Quinonez, the president of a company that provides healthcare services to the military, are the leading prospects for [...]

Ohio Lawmakers Approve Firefighter Cancer Bill!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 20 December 2016
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FireEngineering.com Posted December 20th 2016 (PHOTO: SENATOR TOM PATTON R-DISTRICT 24)   After a nearly decade-long battle, the Ohio House of Representatives is expected to approve a bill to help firefighters battling cancer Wednesday afternoon. The legislation, currently known as SB 27, will be renamed after Mike Palumbo, a Beachwood firefighter battling brain cancer. The [...]