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State health experts ask Congress for help combating opioid crisis

WASHINGTON — States need sustained, flexible federal funding to support programs working to reduce deaths and addiction from opioids and other drugs, health officials...

Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus sets 2020 goals for reproductive rights,...

Just weeks after the birth of her twin daughters in 2004, state Rep. Erica Crawley, D-Columbus, went to an emergency room with severe abdominal...

DeWine’s leadership role with key Appalachian group welcome news around Ohio

Just how important is the Appalachian Regional Commission? There’s an old line that Andy Kuhn believes sums it all up: “A toilet doesn't flush in...

U.S. House votes to crack down on toxic chemicals; Trump threatens...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Friday to pass a comprehensive legislative package that would crack down on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a class...

Ohio Senator proposes ban on abortion drugs via telemedicine

An Ohio Senator is looking for co-sponsors to a bill that would ban telemedicine as a way of receiving abortion medication. State Sen. Steve Huffman,...

States will be able to use federal opioid money to also...

Federal grant money awarded to states to combat the opioid epidemic can also be used to address rising methamphetamine and cocaine use, according to...

‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected ahead of 2020 election

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from auto...

Ohio Dems push bipartisan health care bill as federal court rules...

Ohio Democrats are urging the legislature to move on a house bill after a federal court decision impacted a provision of the Affordable Care...

Bipartisan Ohio bills seek to square state and federal mental health...

The issue of mental health is getting attention in the Ohio Statehouse, with one law passed and some others introduced to help match state...

Bill to increase hospital billing transparency presented to Ohio House committee

A bill seeking to create more transparency in hospital billing was recently brought to an Ohio House Committee for review. State Sen. Steve Huffman, R-Tipp...
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