Stories tagged: "healthcare"


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The Best Protection Against Serious Childhood Diseases Is Vaccination, Michigan Health Experts Say

With a new Omicron subvariant causing an increase in COVID-19 cases, it is important now more than ever to make sure Michiganders, especially children, are caught up on all recommended immunizations. Southeast Michigan is already seeing an increase in cases. 

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A Still-Active 1931 Statute Could Soon Ban Abortions in Michigan. This Lawsuit Aims to Fix That.

“We believe that women in Michigan … have an affirmative right to make their own healthcare decisions, including whether or not they choose to have an abortion,” Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist told The ‘Gander.

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This Tuition-Free Initiative Has Helped More Than 100,000 Michiganders in Less Than Two Years

Many Michiganders have used the pandemic to go back to school, with the help of two state programs promising free tuition. 

FLINT, MI - OCTOBER 31: Supporters listen in their cars as former President Barack Obama speaks during a drive-in campaign rally for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at Northwestern High School on October 31, 2020 in Flint, Michigan. Biden is campaigning with former President Obama on Saturday in Michigan, a battleground state that President Donald Trump narrowly won in 2016.
Healing America Can Start With Healing Michiganders’ Injuries From Injustice and Apathy

Healing the soul of America isn't just about displays of political unity, but about addressing deep wounds from the past four years.

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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.