In a matter of seconds, a sunny day on the lake boating, sailing or canoeing can turn into a nightmare with a heartbreaking loss. That kind of loss will last a lifetime for Phyllis Kopytko.
A bill removing a waiting period for Native Americans to add to their health savings accounts has passed through the US House.
Right now, Native Americans must wait three months after receiving care at an Indian health clinic before contributing to a health savings account. Continue reading
Construction is underway for a boardwalk and event center at the Headlands Dark Sky Park in Emmet County.
The Kids Count Data Book shows Michigan ranks 31st for overall child well being.
The data look at economic well being, education, and health. Continue reading
The tour is 45 miles long. Its objective is to increase understanding of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
The state has filed a lawsuit seeking to collect hundreds of (m) millions of dollars in damages from two water engineering firms that did work in Flint.
The hospital will partner with local businesses to provide healthy activities and daily classes, that are open to the public at little or no cost.
Families and advocates will be speaking at the Children’s Association Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day.
The study shows sixty-one percent of adults experience day to day discrimination.
Acetaminophen is a common ingredient in a variety of medications – many, but not all, are for pain relief.
It’s now safe for body contact with water in Grand Traverse Bay and the Boardman River.
An untreated sewage leak last weekend in a creek, lead to water in the Boardman River and bay being contaminated. Continue reading
Health officials in Traverse City expect to know Tuesday, June 13, whether or not they can lift a public health advisory in the Grand Traverse Bay
Three-thousand gallons of untreated sewage leaked out of a sewer, and into a creek that flows through the Boardman River, and into Grand Traverse Bay on Saturday, June 11. Continue reading
The Michigan Secretary of State’s Office and Michigan Blood this week released the first charity license plate in the nation supporting bone marrow donations.
Michigan Blood is hoping to add more bone marrow donors to the registry. Over 70 percent of marrow matches come from strangers, rather than family members — and the organization says expanding the registry is vitally important. Continue reading
Legislation up for a vote in the state Senate tomorrow (Thu.) would compensate people who are exonerated for the time they were wrongfully imprisoned.
Michigan corrections officers have a greater chance than the general population of having PPTSD or depression. That’s the finding of a new study.
A study conducted for the Michigan Corrections Organization shows that 34% of corrections officers have PTSD symptoms. 36% have symptoms of depression. Continue reading
In a move to address health concerns among Flint residents related to the water crisis, the state is offering to forgive student loans for health care professionals in Genesee County.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human services is offering to forgive up to 50 thousand dollars of student loans for as many as 15 health professionals. Continue reading