Thousands of Michigan students, parents, teachers and community leaders are expected to participate. Read more
Gov. Rick Snyder says one of his budget priorities in his second term would be to expand a program that helps low-income kids get dental care.
The Republican nominee for Michigan’s open US Senate seat says she does not support embryonic stem cell research. Former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land appeared Friday (10/3) on the Michigan Public Radio program “Michigan Calling.”
She says she only supports using adult stem cells in medical research.
“I do not support embryonic stem cell research. Adult stem cell research is something that’s shown that they can find some uses for, so I would support that.”
Land declined to say whether she’d push to reverse President Obama’s 2009 decision to open up federal funding for broader research involving embryonic stem cells.
Land’s Democratic opponent in the US Senate race is Congressman Gary Peters. He supports embryonic stem cell research.
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.
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
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