Health Care

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...

Pharmacy board shows support for addiction treatment Ohio House bill

The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy on Tuesday spoke in support of a bill that would expand the types of facilities that could...

Landmark prescription drug pricing bill clears U.S. House

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a landmark health care measure Thursday that proponents say would dramatically reduce the rising cost of prescription drugs...

Tax credit for donors to anti-abortion pregnancy centers moves toward full...

A bill giving a tax credit to donors for pregnancy centers who promote carrying a pregnancy to term was approved in the state House...
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