Health

When it comes to life expectancy, ‘ZIP code is more important than genetic code’

https://www.cincinnati.com/videos/news/2019/05/16/why-more-people-cincinnati-region-dying-too-soon/3687053002/ For years, Dan Petronio’s simple goal at the nonprofit Center for Great Neighborhoods rested in luring new businesses to Covington with low costs of development. Then Petronio had an awakening. Attracting economic engines was more complicated than tax incentives or . . .

Ohio, Kentucky doctors among 60 charged in pain pill bust acted ‘like drug dealers’

The Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force announced that they have charged 60 individuals, including 53 medical professionals, with crimes related to illegal distribution of opioids and other dangerous narcotics. Albert Cesare, acesare@nullenquirer.com Federal prosecutors charged 60 physicians and pharmacists . . .