Healthcare

CLEVELAND — For the second year in a row, the Cleveland Clinic has been ranked the #2 hospital in the United States. The designation comes from the 2017 U.S. News and World Report, which also ranked Cleveland Clinic as #1 in urology and cardiology. Cleveland Clinic is one of just 20 hospitals nationwide to earn a […]

When Donald Trump seemingly threatened anti-Trumpcare Republican Sen. Dean Heller last week, the president also blanketed his criticism of other GOP congresspeople and Democratic opposition who wouldn’t let the slight Senate majority’s plan go forward. “Any senator who votes against starting debate,” he said, “is really telling America that you’re fine with Obamacare.” Trump then issued a […]

Self-tanning is not new in our society.  Neither is using any type of tools to get that bronze look, especially different types of lotion.  However, there is one type of material that people are turning to for a tan, and it comes from an unlikely source…Coca-Cola!!! That’s right!  The soft drink simply known as Coke […]

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) made reference to Jimmy Kimmel’s monologue Monday night in which he tearfully pleaded for the preservation of ObamaCare after his son was born with a near fatal heart defect and underwent open-heart surgery. In a Tuesday morning speech on the House floor, Rep. Lee (D-Texas) said Kimmel’s words reminded her […]

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — The Cleveland Clinic broke ground Tuesday for the new Lakewood Family Health Center.  The 62,000-square-foot, $34 million facility is set to be complete in 2018. The facility will offer specialty care, family medicine, imaging, chronic disease management, a center for LGBT care and a new, state-of-the-art emergency department. Services in the health […]

WASHINGTON – In a stunning defeat for Republicans, House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday canceled a vote on the GOP bill to replace Obamacare because he did not have enough votes from his own members to pass the legislation. The failure to pass the bill is a major blow to both Ryan and President Trump […]

Under the American Health Care Act, 24 million more people would lose coverage by 2026, while the federal deficit would decrease by $337 billion within the nine-year time frame.   On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office unveiled the numbers revealing the cost and impact of the GOP’s proposed ACA replacement, The New York Times reports. According to […]

On the heels of House Republicans’ decision to finally release the details of their proposed Obamacare replacement late Monday, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) stopped by CNN’s New Day Tuesday morning to discuss the details. And like pretty much everyone on the Internet, co-anchor Alisyn Camerota had lots of questions for the top House Republican about […]

The more logical expection for the repeal would be moving “smaller pieces of legislation” instead of a complete overhaul at once.   WASHINGTON, D.C.– The House of Representatives began the process of dismantling the Affordable Care Act on Friday, approving a budget resolution on a mostly party line vote. The vote was 227-198. The Senate […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Severance Circle in Cleveland Heights has a new tenant. MetroHealth Medical Center opens a new emergency department in Cleveland Heights. The new expansion will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. “We are very pleased to join the community of Cleveland Heights and serve the residents of […]

LAKEWOOD, OH (WOIO) – The Lakewood City Council has voted unanimously to approve a new deal with the Cleveland Clinic to close Lakewood Hospital. The plan approved Monday night involves a multi-million dollar investment that transitions the facility from a “sick care hospital inpatient model to an innovative, contemporary and sustainable outpatient health and wellness approach. Along with a […]

The Affordable Care Act, known by many as “Obamacare,” has divided people across the United States, especially politically since it was first introduced.   WASHINGTON, D.C.– President Barack Obama praised the Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to uphold the subsidies in his signature health care law, by recalling all the hurdles the Affordable Care Act has […]