A state House panel has approved bills meant to crack down on doctors who intentionally diagnose and treat patients with diseases they don’t have.
UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL TEAM – Lake Superior State University President Tom Pleger (left), Algoma Public Health Medical Officer of Health Kim Barker, and Sault College President Ron Common seal a partnership that will bolster public health training in Michigan and northern Ontario. The three institutions launched a new International Public and Environmental Health Program on Sept. 24-25, the only of its kind in North America and eight years in the making. (LSSU/John Shibley)
Lake Superior State University has been accredited by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) to train students to work in Canada.
Pharmacies can now accept more types of prescription drugs in their drug drop-off programs.
It looks like Gov. Rick Snyder could be close to supporting bills that would relax restrictions on medical marijuana in Michigan.
We’ve heard of blood drive challenges between Michigan colleges and universities as a way to show school spirit.
Roads are more than simply a place for cars to drive. And sometimes for pedestrians, it can be a game of chicken to cross the road.
All around the nation health and city-planning officials are making efforts to include more than just cars in their road plans. Read more
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Mark your calendars if you want an afternoon filled with wine, chocolate and bras.
MidMichigan Health is teaming up with businesses in Clare County to host “Bras for a Cause”. It’s an event raising money for women’s health care services.
Millie Jezior is with Mid Michigan Health. She said people can decorate bras for auction and the money goes towards breast cancer prevention. Read more
Michigan’s top health official says parents who want to opt out of vaccinating their children should first have to be counseled about the risks.
Munson Healthcare in Traverse City and Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids are considering a deal that would combine their Air Ambulance Services.
A new bike trail is expected to debut next fall in central Michigan.
Officials say the proposed path would extend from Clare to Alma and connect two existing trails: the Pere Marquette and Fred Meijer Heartland trails.
The path is proposed to run more than 40 miles through Clare, Isabella and Gratiot Counties. It would largely run parallel to US-127. Read more