Stories tagged with: healthcare law

March 24, 2010 - 6:12pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

Tanning salons are getting burned by the new healthcare bill.

Starting in July, a ten percent tax will be imposed nationally upon customers who use ultraviolent tanning lamps. Here in Zanesville, workers at the Sun Spot Tanning Salon on Maple Avenue do not agree with the tax.

"I think that the amount that it was at was fine and I think that it is going to affect a lot of people if they want to tan or not with the way the economy is," says Trinda...

March 24, 2010 - 5:58pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is giving around $15 billion over ten years to public health programs.

Twenty percent of the Community Transformation Grants are targeted for rural and frontier areas. The Zanesville- Muskingum County Health Department's Dr. Vicki Whitacre says they will not be making any changes immediately, but are looking toward the future.

"We are looking forward to an emphasis on prevention of illness, particularly chronic...

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