The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on Friday confirmed a case of measles in an Oakland County child, the first in the state since 2019.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent a letter on Monday agreeing with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to add a contaminated groundwater plume in Ann Arbor to the Superfund National Priorities list, transferring the site to the EPA.
Beginning on Jan. 1, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) will expand Medicaid coverage to include community health worker services to help promote preventive care and address health disparities.
Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, so learning how to spot one can be vital in saving your own life, or someone else’s.
Michigan women have mental-health concerns at rates higher than the national average, according to a new report.
Policing expenses mount quickly and in many cases, state and local governments are turning to a new means to pay those bills: opioid settlement cash.
More than a third of schools nationwide don’t have a full-time nurse on-site, according to a 2021 survey by the National Association of School Nurses. The schools that don’t have a dedicated nurse either share one with other campuses, or don’t have one at all.
It’s annual open enrollment time again for the 65 million Americans covered by Medicare, the federal health program for older people and some people with disabilities.
Heart disease is Michigan’s number one cause of death. This is the time of year that parents can step up their efforts to prevent it – in the next generation.
Since 2018, Mothering Justice has been leading the fight for paid family medical leave – and our work isn’t over. Michigan currently does not have a paid family medical leave law.