As Trump Admin Seeks to Quietly Weaken Financial Protections for U.S. Troops, Senate Democrats Sound the Alarm & Demand Trump Admin Uphold its Duty to Shield U.S. Troops from Predatory Lending & Financial Fraud

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to protect soldiers and their families from abusive financial practices, every Democratic member of the U.S. Senate, led by Jack Reed (D-RI), the Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee; Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee; Bill Nelson (D-FL), Ranking Member of the Commerce Committee; Jon Tester (D-MT), Ranking Member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee; Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN); and U.S.… Read full story

Attorney General DeWine Files Consumer Protection Lawsuit Against Used Car Seller

(WARREN, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a consumer protection lawsuit against the operators of a Niles used car dealership accused of failing to deliver vehicle titles to customers.

The lawsuit accuses Leroy Braxton and Donetta Braxton, both doing business as Steals on Wheels, of violating Ohio consumer protection laws.Read full story

Statement by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on President Trump’s Statement on Potential Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine issued the following statement on President Trump’s statement on a potential lawsuit against opioid manufacturers:

“It is great news that President Trump said today he would support filing a lawsuit against the opioid manufacturers.   In May of 2017, Ohio was the second state to file a lawsuit against the major opioid manufacturers and since then more than half of the states and many local governments have done so as well.   

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Blood Test May Identify Gestational Diabetes Risk in First Trimester

NIH analysis suggests early screening could allow for lifestyle changes before condition develops.

A blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational diabetes, a pregnancy-related condition that poses potentially serious health risks for mothers and infants, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.… Read full story