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(MPRN-Grand Rapids) A report says troubles at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans’ Home are largely resolved. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Infant death rates in Michigan are down overall. But race and income still seem to make a difference in whether children live past their first birthday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A report says Michigan’s healthcare system does not do as well as other states in providing complete care for people with cancer. An American Cancer Society report is suggesting for what’s called patient-centered treatment. 

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(MPRN-Flint) Two high-ranking state officials in Michigan face serious charges for allegedly keeping an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in Flint a secret. Involuntary manslaughter is the most serious criminal charge filed yet related to the Flint water crisis. 


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Bridge Reporter Mike Wilkinson says when state health officials enacted new rules on immunizations to attend school “They didn’t want it to be easier to get a waiver than it was to get a shot.”


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