Stories tagged: "healthcare"


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This High-Risk Michigan Mother Has Spent Seven Months Waiting for Her Unemployment

This out-of-work Michigan mom feels like she’s fallen through the cracks since the pandemic started. Now the holidays are approaching fast.

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett meets with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., not pictured, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)
Michiganders Aren’t Buying Into Amy Coney Barrett. Here Are Their Top 4 Reasons.

If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday, protections for Black and queer Michiganders are just some of the rights endangered.

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn., as moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News listens. (Jim Bourg/Pool via AP)
5 Debate Moments That Will Make You Vote ASAP

Michigan is being mischaracterized and its small businesses owners need help to continue supporting the community. Here are the debate takeaways that affect us most.

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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.

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.

FILE - In a June 17, 2020, file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan's Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer has extended Michigan's coronavirus emergency through Sept. 4, enabling her to keep in place restrictions designed to curb COVID-19. The Democratic governor on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, pointed to an uptick in cases. Since nearly two months ago, the seven-day statewide average is up six-fold, to about 700. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, File)
Gov. Whitmer Vetoes Bill Expanding Healthcare Providers’ Immunity During Pandemic

Legal loopholes are the source of a back-and-forth between Michigan's governor and the State Legislature.

Drs. Wael Dabaja, Madison Pham volunteer at the Wyandotte Clinic. Photo courtesy the Wyandotte Clinic for the Working Uninsured.
As Michiganders Lose Health Insurance, This Downriver Clinic is Helping the Uninsured

The Wyandotte Clinic for the Working Uninsured has a very full calendar, but an uncertain financial future.