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Congressional Democrats want to protect health coverage and protections of the Affordable Care Act. With the Senate in Republican hands, House Democrats will hold hearings and may turn to the courts.
Physicians use osteopathic manipulative therapy (OMT) to effectively reduce pain, increase overall mobility and function, and optimize physical well-being. Dr. Rettos will provide the history of OMT, how it is currently utilized to care for patients, and answer your questions.
American women are more likely to die from preventable childbirth complications than women in other developed countries. A group of obstetricians says hospitals can do a lot to change this.
In signs the health care market may be maturing, an analysis of insurance filings shows premiums will rise less than 4 percent on average and companies plan to market more policies in more places.
Rural Voices is a day-long summit for health and social service professionals to learn how to improve care for transgender and gender diverse people living in rural America. The learning objectives for Rural Voices are: Develop a foundational knowledge about gender diversity, including health needs and disparities. Increase skills and confidence for providing medical and… Read More
This is the October 10, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. On this week’s show, a reporter will take you to the Athens Area Stand Down event. A healthcare resource in the community is no more due to budget cuts. And an international student will share her perspective on clubs in college.
Gov. John Kasich is pledging another $2 million to support shared medical research among children’s hospitals in Ohio. The additional money comes after the governor committed $2 million in 2011 to spur collaborative research among the hospitals on children’s health issues. Kasich made the announcement Thursday at a Statehouse event. The funds will be divided… Read More
West Virginia Medicaid recipients are being switched from a monthly card to an annual card. The change takes effect Wednesday. The state’s Bureau for Medical Services says it will save the state about $2.5 million a year. For the first year, the Medicaid card will be printed on paper. State officials will consider alternative forms… Read More
LOGAN – During the 1950s and 60s, children diagnosed with juvenile diabetes were often made fun of or were treated as though they had leprosy or some other type of disease. Today, people, including children, are more educated about Type 1 (juvenile diabetes) and understand it better. While diabetes is a disease, it is not… Read More