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Cases of Dangerous Virus Increasing Among Babies

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The common cold is, well, common. And the Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, that babies and older people can get after being around someone who appears to have a cold, is not new. But it’s the second leading cause of infant death. RSV cases, especially among babies, are increasing significantly. The Ohio Department of Health… Read More

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Cincinnati Abortion Clinic Says it Now Has What it Needs to Remain Open

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A Cincinnati abortion clinic that recently lost the variance it needs to operate thinks the problem is now resolved. Cincinnati’s only abortion clinic didn’t have a state mandated transfer agreement with a hospital. Recently the Ohio Department of Health rescinded the variance that allowed the clinic to operate because it didn’t have enough physicians on standby in case of an… Read More

Some Presidential Candidates Didn’t Make it on the Ohio Ballot

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Two of the Democrats running for president have not been certified to have their name listed on the March 17 Ohio primary ballot. One of the two has been certified to be a write-in candidate though. 11 Democratic presidential candidates have been certified to have their names appear on the ballot. Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Cory Cooker, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard,… Read More

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Gov. DeWine Doesn’t Think Ohio Should Legalize Marijuana, Even If Nearby States Have

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Some states around Ohio have legalized recreational marijuana. But Ohio’s Governor isn’t embracing that possibility. Gov. Mike DeWine was adamantly opposed to the marijuana legalization plan that was on the ballot in 2015. And the fact that neighboring states, like Illinois and Michigan, are allowing it hasn’t changed his mind now. “It would really be a mistake for… Read More

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2019 Year in Review – Attempts to Ban Abortion in Ohio Continue

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Abortion was a big issue in Ohio in 2019, as it has been for several years.  A strict abortion ban was one of the 21 bills that passed, and more bills are still under consideration. The remnants from Gov. Mike DeWine’s inaugural party were barely removed from the Statehouse before the controversial bill to ban… Read More

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Changes Proposed for Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program

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Nearly 75,000 Ohioans have registered with the state to receive medical marijuana. Of those, just over 51,000 have actually purchased the product. Those involved with the program propose some changes they say will improve it for everyone. Erin Reed, the Board of Pharmacy’s Director of Medical Marijuana, says proposed changes to the program will make it work better…. Read More