Healthcare


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The Deeply Personal Health Care Issues at the Center of Michigan’s Senate Race

We look at where Sen. Gary Peters and opponent John James stand on the health issues that matter most to Michiganders.

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on his way to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on September 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump was traveling to Minnesota for a fundraising event and a campaign rally, one day before getting diagnosed with COVID-19. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Average American Spends 15 Times More on Health Care Than Trump Paid in Federal Income Taxes in 2017

The average person spent $11,172 on health care in 2018, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services—15 times the amount Trump paid in federal income taxes a year earlier.

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WATCH: Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions Sound Off on the Potential Repeal of the ACA

Up to 133 million Americans have pre-existing conditions covered by the Affordable Care Act. If the Supreme Court overturns the law, the consequences could be disastrous.

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A New Wave of Diagnoses: How COVID-19 Has Changed Rural Life in Michigan

Medicine in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula looks different and trends show it’s about to change even more.

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‘It’s Just Insulting’: This Michigan Mom Fights for Her Daughter’s Health Care

Andrea Pietrowsky's daughter was born with a potentially fatal heart defect. Without the Affordable Care Act, just keeping her daughter alive will be a challenge.

Underinsured Michiganders encounter difficulties when it comes to trying to receive affordable care. (Shutterstock/AP)
The Shocking Price of Staying Alive While Underinsured in Michigan

Underinsured Michiganders face such grim realities that Garret Levis moved 400 miles just to afford the care to keep him alive.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer led by example when she asked Michiganders to get flu shots this season. Photo courtesy of the Governor's office.
Flu Shots Are More Important Than Ever. Help Contain Outbreaks by Reducing Your Risk.

Here’s your go-to guide for Michigan for flu vaccines this season.