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Randy Tucker

Reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio covering health care

Latest from Randy Tucker

Diarrhea causing parasite lurking in Ohio pools
 Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections linked to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread when people swallow water contaminated with human feces, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, Ohio health officials identified 1,940 people sick...

Posted: a day ago

Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections linked to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread when people swallow water contaminated with human feces, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, Ohio health officials identified 1,940 people sick...
Dorothy Lane launches home-delivery service
 Dorothy Lane Market is adding home delivery as an option to its online grocery shopping and curbside pick-up service launched earlier this year called DLM Drive-Up. Groceries can be ordered for deliver at www.DLMDriveUp.com in neighborhoods surrounding the three Dorothy Lane locations in the following zip codes: 45066, 45409, 45419, 45429...

Posted: a day ago

Dorothy Lane Market is adding home delivery as an option to its online grocery shopping and curbside pick-up service launched earlier this year called DLM Drive-Up. Groceries can be ordered for deliver at www.DLMDriveUp.com in neighborhoods surrounding the three Dorothy Lane locations in the following zip codes: 45066, 45409, 45419, 45429...
Butler County pools take precautions against diarrhea-causing parasite
 Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections linked to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread when people swallow water contaminated with human feces, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, Ohio health officials identified 1,940 people sick...

Posted: 2 days ago

Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections linked to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread when people swallow water contaminated with human feces, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, Ohio health officials identified 1,940 people sick...
Marijuana sales will beat NFL revenue, report says
 The National Football League — the world’s richest sports league — raked in $13 billion in revenue last year, based on published reports, but that figure pales in comparison to the $35 billion in sales the legalized marijuana industry is expected to generate by 2020. That’s according to a recent report from Greenwave...

Posted: 2 days ago

The National Football League — the world’s richest sports league — raked in $13 billion in revenue last year, based on published reports, but that figure pales in comparison to the $35 billion in sales the legalized marijuana industry is expected to generate by 2020. That’s according to a recent report from Greenwave...
April home sales set record in Dayton area
 April home sales in the Dayton area were the strongest on record, according to the latest figures from the Dayton Area Board of Realtors (DABR), which Wednesday reported an increase in sales, prices and volume last month, compared to the same month a year ago. Sales were up 1.31 percent from April last year to a total of 1,316, while the...

Posted: 2 days ago

April home sales in the Dayton area were the strongest on record, according to the latest figures from the Dayton Area Board of Realtors (DABR), which Wednesday reported an increase in sales, prices and volume last month, compared to the same month a year ago. Sales were up 1.31 percent from April last year to a total of 1,316, while the...
Health care bill hurts Ohio job growth, critics say
 Efforts to derail the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act threaten to reverse years of steady job gains in Ohio’s health care sector and put the broader statewide economy at risk. Those were the findings in a new report Tuesday from Policy Matters Ohio, which detailed how the health care sector has grown...

Posted: 3 days ago

Efforts to derail the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act threaten to reverse years of steady job gains in Ohio’s health care sector and put the broader statewide economy at risk. Those were the findings in a new report Tuesday from Policy Matters Ohio, which detailed how the health care sector has grown...
Local jobless rates fall in April
 Regional jobless rates declined sharply last month as employment rose in most counties and major cities, based on numbers released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. In Montgomery County, the area’s most populous county, the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent from 4.8 percent in March and 4.7 percent in the...

Posted: 3 days ago

Regional jobless rates declined sharply last month as employment rose in most counties and major cities, based on numbers released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. In Montgomery County, the area’s most populous county, the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent from 4.8 percent in March and 4.7 percent in the...
Pool related diarrhea infections skyrocket in Ohio
 Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections tied to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread through contact with the feces of an infected person, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, there were 1,940 cases of cryptosporidium infections...

Posted: 4 days ago

Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections tied to the cryptosporidium parasite commonly found in pools and water parks and spread through contact with the feces of an infected person, according to state and federal health officials. Last year, there were 1,940 cases of cryptosporidium infections...
Unemployment down, so is hiring in Ohio
 Ohio unemployment figures released Friday showed a slight decline in the monthly jobless rate, but the positive trend was overshadowed by a continued decline in employment that has culled nearly 10,000 jobs from the state’s economy over the past two months. Still, state officials and labor market researchers cautioned against reading...

Posted: 7 days ago

Ohio unemployment figures released Friday showed a slight decline in the monthly jobless rate, but the positive trend was overshadowed by a continued decline in employment that has culled nearly 10,000 jobs from the state’s economy over the past two months. Still, state officials and labor market researchers cautioned against reading...
Ohio sheds nearly 6K jobs in April
 Ohio’s unemployment rate edged down to 5 percent in April from 5.1 percent in March even as employers statewide eliminated 5,700 jobs over the same period, the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services announced Friday. RELATED:
            Many Ohioans still struggling despite low unemployment The biggest job losses were in construction...

Posted: 7 days ago

Ohio’s unemployment rate edged down to 5 percent in April from 5.1 percent in March even as employers statewide eliminated 5,700 jobs over the same period, the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services announced Friday. RELATED: Many Ohioans still struggling despite low unemployment The biggest job losses were in construction...
Stock volatility reflects fears with Trump

Posted: 8 days ago

U.S. stocks bounced back Thursday from the previous day’s sell-off, but experts warned that market volatility is likely to remain high in the wake of political turmoil in Washington that helped drive the Dow Jones Industrial Average down nearly 400 points Wednesday. It was the worst day for the U.S. equities trading in eight months...