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Being a caregiver for someone who's terminally ill or has a long-term illness can be exhausting. Joyce Rupp says both family caregivers and those who do the work professionally need to find a balance and care for themselves too. Rupp will be the main speaker at this year's 15th annual Community of Caregivers at the Transformations Spirituality Center in Kalamazoo. 


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(MPRN-Lansing) A new bill would make physician-assisted suicide legal in Michigan The bill is modeled after Oregon’s law, and requires two doctors to agree that the patient will likely die within six months. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A legal challenge has been filed against a state rule that requires counseling for parents who have a religious objection to vaccinating their children. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says it will be up to Governor Rick Snyder to hire his own lawyer if the administration pursues an appeal of a court decision. 

"Marshall's Oaklawn Hospital and Borgess Health of Kalamazoo have formed a partnership designed to increase access to services in Oaklawn's service area, the two health care providers announced Tuesday." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

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