Articles in the Health & Fitness Category

Ohio’s Auditor Is Calling For An Investigation Into State’s Medical Marijuana Program!
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Posted in Aside Right, Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 13 December 2017
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WOSU.org By Jo Ingles Posted December 13th 2017 (PHOTO: DAVE YOST OHIO STATE AUDITOR)   JIMMY GOULD CHAIRMAN/CEO CANNASCEND State Auditor Dave Yost says questions about past drug convictions of a consultant who played a key role in Ohio’s new medical marijuana program, set to begin operation in September, need to be addressed now. And [...]

State Awards Large Cultivator Licenses For Medical Marijuana Program!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 12 December 2017
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Ideastream.org By Jo Ingles Posted December 12th 2017 (PHOTO: JACQUELINE T. WILLIAMS OHIO DIRECTOR OF COMMERCE) The state has chosen the 12 companies that will be given licenses to operate large-scale medical marijuana growing farms. Seven of the 12 companies awarded large cultivator licenses are located in Northeast Ohio. None are in central Ohio. There [...]

Lawsuit Over Recycling-Plant-Turned-Dump Moves Forward Without Defendants!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 30 November 2017
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Ideastream.org By Adrian Ma Posted November 30th 2017 (PHOTO: GEORGE MICHAEL  RILEY SR OWNER ARCO RECYCLING INC)   SOCIAL ACTIVIST ART MCCOY CONFRONTS GEORGE MICHAEL RILEY SR VIDEO Some East Cleveland residents who say a recycling company turned its site into an illegal dumping ground are closer to having their day in court. Judge Carolyn Friedland [...]

Attorney General DeWine’s “Recovery Ohio” Plan To Combat Opioid Epidemic!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 15 November 2017
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Ohio Attorney General Posted November 15th 2017   Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today unveiled a set of 12 new initiatives to combat the opioid crisis. “Ohio is in crisis,” said Attorney General DeWine. “At least 14 Ohioans are dying every single day in our state from drug overdoses.  More people will die in Ohio [...]

The Affordable Health Care Law’s 10 Essential Benefits!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 10 November 2017
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AARP.com By Frank Lalli Posted November 10th 2017   On Jan. 1, 2014, President Obama’s Affordable Care Act will greatly expand the health care benefits being offered to the 55 million Americans with no health coverage, as well as millions more who are underinsured. The law sets certain standards that all insurers must meet, and [...]

Despite Record Spending On Campaign, Drug Price Relief Act Fails!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 8 November 2017
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WCBE.org Posted November 8th 2017   The debate over Issue 2 stirred a fight over the rising cost of drug prices and if the proposal would actually bring those prices down. It was a fight that ultimately became the most expensive ballot campaign in Ohio history. But voters rejected the ballot measure and with all [...]

Ohio’s Drug Price Ballot Issue: What’s Really going On?
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 2 November 2017
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MyDaytonDailyNews.com By Kate Wedell, Staff Writer Posted November 2nd 2017   An initiative aimed at controlling drug prices that’s headed to Ohio’s November ballot has already caused much heated debate. As both supporters and opponents of the Ohio Drug Price Relief Act — Issue 2 on the November ballot — air TV ads and make [...]

DeWine Urges Drugmakers Named In State Lawsuit To Participate In Settlement Talks!
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, MXO Business Report on 1 November 2017
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Associated Press Posted November 1st 2017   Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking the five drug makers he is suing for their alleged role in the state’s opioid crisis to begin immediate settlement talks. DeWine accuses the companies of intentionally misleading patients about the dangers of opiods and promoting their benefits without the backing [...]

Study: CTE Found In 99% Of Brains From Deceased NFL Players!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, Sports on 30 October 2017
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DiversityInc.com By Alana Winns Posted October 30th 2017   FORMER SAN DIEGO CHARGERS JUNIOR SEAU DIAGNOSED WITH CTE COMMITTED SUICIDE All but one — a neuropathologist discovered 110 out of 111 brains donated from NFL players have CTE, a neurodegenerative brain disease caused by blows to the head. The NFL has been hit with significant [...]

Kasich On Proposal To End ObamaCare Subsidies: ‘That Would Be A Disaster!’
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Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness on 23 October 2017
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TheHill.com By Max Greenwood Posted October 23rd 2017   Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) slammed President Trump’s proposal to end key payments to insurance companies participating in ObamaCare, saying it would only “create more chaos” for the healthcare system. “That would be a disaster,” Kasich said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “No, he’s got [...]