Doctors: Here’s What to Do if You Have a Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest

February is American Heart Month, and heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, where someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds.

Report: New Road Funding Plan Needed as More EVs Hit Michigan Highways

Most experts agree putting more electric vehicles on the road is a major step toward fighting climate change, but a new report says states will also need to find new ways to fund road maintenance.

United Auto Workers members walk in the Labor Day parade in Detroit, Sept. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michigan Unions Push for More National Labor Relations Board Funding

Labor groups are calling on the new Congress to build on last year's $25 million funding increase for the National Labor Relations Board, an agency they said has been chronically short-staffed and underfunded.

Wayne State Wins $11M Grant to Investigate Preterm Births in Detroit

Wayne State University has received an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate how volatile organic compounds contribute to preterm births.

Farmers Mix Trees, Crops, Livestock to Fight Climate Change
Michigan Farmers Mix Trees, Crops, Livestock to Fight Climate Change

Michigan farmers and others are growing crops, trees and livestock on the same land to help battle climate change.

Michigan Seniors Call for More Government Action to Lower Drug Costs

A new report found three of four Michigan voters 50 and older take one or more prescription drugs on a regular basis, but many find it difficult or impossible to pay for them.

Crews remove the Shiatown Dam on the Shiawassee River near Newburg. (Courtesy/Michigan DNR)
Power Utility Ponders Fate of 13 Historic Michigan Dams

A number of small dams along Michigan lakes and rivers, some operating for more than a century, are still generating hydropower energy—just not enough.