Health http://wyso.org en Amid Continued Obamacare Confusion, Administration Extends Deadline For Some http://wyso.org/post/amid-continued-obamacare-confusion-administration-extends-deadline-some <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-62fec16e-001f-4cca-a2dd-450dbef2560b"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">It’s the last week to sign up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act—the deadline is Monday, March 31. As people continue to wade through the confusion surrounding the law, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced it will offer some wiggle room on the deadline.</span></span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:18:01 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47626 at http://wyso.org Amid Continued Obamacare Confusion, Administration Extends Deadline For Some Medicaid Expansion Underway In Ohio, But Numbers Can Confuse http://wyso.org/post/medicaid-expansion-underway-ohio-numbers-can-confuse <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-6d73810b-2ca0-9c17-80f5-16d19478c864"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Ohio officials are reporting over 23,000 people newly eligible for Medicaid in Ohio got enrolled in January, after Ohio Governor John Kasich decided to expand the insurance program to cover more low-income people using Affordable Care Act funds. </span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:14:06 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45871 at http://wyso.org Aids Resource Center Opens New Medical Center, Pharmacy http://wyso.org/post/aids-resource-center-opens-new-medical-center-pharmacy <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">The AIDS Resource Center of Ohio, or <a href="http://www.arcohio.org/" target="_blank">ARC</a>, has opened a new medical center near the University of Dayton campus. The center will be funded in part by its own in-house pharmacy on the first floor of the Wright Health Building, where the center will take over the second floor.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 04:33:01 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45256 at http://wyso.org Aids Resource Center Opens New Medical Center, Pharmacy Sen. Brown In Dayton To Promote EpiPen Legislation http://wyso.org/post/sen-brown-dayton-promote-epipen-legislation <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was in Dayton Thursday promoting a newly-passed federal law that aims to protect kids with allergies. Brown is also urging passage of a state law in Ohio that would make the allergy drug epinephrine, usually known as the </span>EpiPen<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">, widely available in schools.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:53:36 +0000 Lewis Wallace 42996 at http://wyso.org Sen. Brown In Dayton To Promote EpiPen Legislation World AIDS Day 2013 - HIV Infections Continue To Rise http://wyso.org/post/world-aids-day-2013-hiv-infections-continue-rise <p>HIV infection rates are still on the rise in Ohio and across the country. On this 25<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;annual World AIDS Day, health officials urge testing and education to stop new cases from developing.</p><p>17,000 people in Ohio are known to be HIV positive, but that number doesn’t tell the whole story.&nbsp; It’s estimated that 1 in 5 people with HIV don’t even know they’re infected, so the problem is much worse.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 42652 at http://wyso.org World AIDS Day 2013 - HIV Infections Continue To Rise