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Community pharmacy group says CVS, other bigs are unfairly steering patients

A huge majority of community pharmacists have lost patients in the last six months due to unfair practices by much larger competitors, an industry group that represents small pharmacists said last week.

During coronavirus, food insecurity, poverty spiking — and it’s getting worse

New economic research indicates that the economic impact of coronavirus was mitigated to some extent by this spring's robust governmental response. But there are a number of indications that things still were bad and are growing rapidly worse.

National Guard assistance to foodbanks extended into December

Ohio's volunteer-strapped foodbanks are getting help into December, the Ohio National Guard announced Thursday.

DeWine breaks with GOP lawmakers on prepaid mail ballots

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday said he did not agree with a decision by the legislature, which is controlled by his fellow Republicans, not to pay for postage on mail-in ballots.

COVID-19 lawsuit immunity won’t help economy, might increase spread, poll of...

Covid immunity won't help economy, might increase spread, poll of economists says

Fundamental questions remain as Medicaid revamps drug spending

The Ohio Department of Medicaid is undertaking a massive overhaul of how it pays for more than $3 billion worth of prescription drugs a year. It's planning to implement the changes by March, but so far it hasn't answered basic questions about how it will be done.

Senate GOP emergency relief plan leaves out direct aid to states

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans unveiled their latest coronavirus relief proposal Tuesday but were met with swift objections from Democrats. The GOP plan failed to include...

GOP lawmaker wants to see if DeWine can be criminally charged

With his impeachment effort against the governor making little progress, state Rep. John Becker pulled up his email and brainstormed a late-night solution. It was...

Reopening elementary schools carries less COVID-19 risk than high schools –...

While only a fraction of the country’s 50 million public school kids headed back to school in-person this month, many have already found themselves...

Ohio hospital list prices vary wildly, new report finds

Plan to boost hospital transparency unlikely to save money, re[port finds.
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