In granting a preliminary injunction, the judge said the state undermined its own argument that the move was a public health “emergency.”
Were Michigan Rep. Larry Inman’s solicitations for donations ‘legitimate legislative sausage making’ or a ‘criminal attempt to extort money’? A jury will decide, after a judge declines to dismiss the case.
Blue Cross offers 35 percent boost in insurance reimbursement when doctors rein in opioid prescriptions after common surgeries. The effort shows some promise in a state hammered by opioid deaths.
Some women have been subjected to unexpected exams by medical students and residents in the name of education. Men, meanwhile, have been given rectal exams during prostate surgery.
While the budget that went into effect on Oct. 1 funded many Michigan health priorities, many vital needs remain unmet.
Access, affordability and coverage already act as major hurdles to proper dental care for too many families. Medicare for All proposals currently under consideration by Congress—and similar plans — could make things much worse.
Two GOP representatives -- also parents of special needs children -- say Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was wrong to use vulnerable residents as leverage in the road funding debate. They've introduced a proposal that would restore funding for the autism services she cut from the budget.
A visitor center next to the state Capitol will be smaller after the first-term governor nixes an additional $15 million for the project.
What goes up must come down, and balloon debris is killing wildlife, says Lara O'Brien. She launched a survey in June that’s already found more than 1,000 pieces of balloons along Michigan’s Great Lakes — as far away as Isle Royale.
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Wind and solar energy beat the cost of gas. Detroit and other cities don’t need to invest in gas lines, when they could save $60 billion on repair expenses and environmental and fuel costs, this energy economist writes.
Still reeling from damage by serial sexual abuser and former university doctor, Michigan State University said the changes are intended to help rebuild trust and accountability.
Attorney General Nessel is asking the judge to ignore her heated rhetoric as a private citizen and suspend his recent ruling allowing faith-based adoption agencies to refuse service to gay or transgender parents.