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SEPTEMBER 26: Seventh U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett looks on while being introduced by U.S. President Donald Trump as his nominee to the Supreme Court during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House September 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. With 38 days until the election, Trump tapped Barrett to be his third Supreme Court nominee in just four years and to replace the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Could Cost Nearly a Million Michiganders Health Insurance

The rush to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court might have everything to do with the Trump Administration's efforts to gut insurance reforms during a pandemic.

Michigan mom and therapist Erica Carulli gives advice for rising above difficult unhealthy patterns including mom comparing.
Super Mom Syndrome: Setting Realistic Expectations for Parenting During a Pandemic

Michigan mom and therapist Erica Carulli shares her advice for rising above a common but unhealthy pattern local moms are experiencing.

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I’m a Mom of 3 and a Therapist. Here Are My Tips for Embracing Virtual Learning.

Back-to-school jitters take on a whole new meaning this year for families. Here are three tips from a Michigan mom who navigates stressful situations everyday.

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President Trump Thinks He Appeals to the ‘Suburban Housewife.’ This Michigan Mom Disagrees.

Mid-Michigan mom Harmony Lloyd knows what it is to be the new mom in the neighborhood.

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The 3 Biggest Surprises From Primary Day in Michigan

From nail-biters and blow-outs in Congressional primaries to a Legislature race still not called, here's what we found most surprising Wednesday morning.

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I’m a Former VP at Cigna. Health Insurers Are No Friend to Racial Equity.

As a former health insurance executive who oversaw corporate communications, I know first-hand that these recent carefully crafted commitments to racial justice are designed to paper over a shameful truth.

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Trump Supports A New Michigan HBCU. Here’s Why He’s Missing the Mark.

The president during a recent visit tried to appeal to the Black community by calling for the creation of a new HBCU. But that's not even possible.