With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
WOSU News Archives For: October 8, 2008
Backers of Issue 6 claim the measure would lead to the creation of thousands of jobs, but critics question that claim.
Two former Ohio attorneys general have joined two candidates running for the office of AG in a show of support for the state’s payday lending law.
Gov. Ted Strickland says he supports a new nationwide initiative called the Apollo Alliance that backers say would create more than five million green-collar jobs in the U.S.
Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelynn Elders says preventive care is key to lowering healthcare costs
The next president of the United States is going to have plenty on his plate. And for some, health care is not considered a side dish. Former Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders spoke to the Columbus Metropolitan Club about specific health care challenges the next administration faces. WOSU spoke with Dr. Elders who said the U.S. has a “sick care” system, not a health care system. She said preventive care is needed to reduce health care costs. Click the icon to listen to the interview.