Health Care

As outbreak booms, younger Ohioans comprise most COVID-19 cases

More than half of the Ohioans who contracted COVID-19 in June are less than 40 years-old, a sign that new cases are skewing younger...

Supporters share personal stories on racism as a public health crisis

Sarina Herman’s mom was dying. It wasn’t just from the cancer she had, but from the chemo being used to treat it, and the language...

After U.S. Supreme Court decision, Ohio Fairness Act still awaiting hearings

A piece of Ohio House legislation on sexual orientation discrimination is sitting idle in a committee, even after the nation’s highest court said LGBTQ+...

State hasn’t acted, but Medicaid care companies move to pay pharmacists...

The Ohio Department of Medicaid has been slow to implement a law that would enable pharmacists to be paid to consult with patients and...

I got tested for COVID-19. Here’s what to expect

Let me start with what you came here for: It stinks to jam an extended, bendy Q-tip-like thing into your own schnoz. And no, diagnostic...

Despite big predictions, not much state legal action against drug middlemen

There was a lot of talk by state officials about reigning in prescription middlemen working for the state. But on the legal front, there...

How Ohio has responded to COVID-19: The first tests arrive

This was still a calm before the storm. Gov. Mike DeWine had already hosted a crowded press conference announcing changes to the Arnold Sports Festival....

Medicaid director backpedals on possibility of cutting drug coverage, expansion population

The director of the Ohio Department of Medicaid, it appears, is at least partially backtracking after telling a state panel that ending Ohio's expanded...

Amid furor over senator’s comments, colleagues try to get hearings on...

Comments last week by Ohio Sen. Steve Huffman, R-Tipp City, are probably the one thing Americans are most likely to know about the Ohio...

After months of questions, Ohio Medicaid to start paying pharmacists for...

After months of questions and promises of transparency, officials with the Ohio Department of Medicaid on Monday told an obscure state committee when they'll...
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