Health

Community Healing Centers
7:16 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Community Healing Centers of Kalamazoo seeking $1.5-million through capital campaign

Elizabeth Upjohn Community Healing Center
Credit Community Healing Centers of Kalamazoo

    

Community Healing Centers CEO Sally Reames says there's "a lot of things that duct tape can no longer hold together." 

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WMUK News
3:01 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

South Haven woman fights for cancer survivors

Credit Women Survivors Alliance

June 2nd is National Cancer Survivor’s Day. Judy Pearson of South Haven is a breast cancer survivor and the co-founder of the Women Survivors Alliance. She and another cancer survivor, Karen Shayne, say want to support millions of other women survivors as they move through and beyond treatment. They began working on the issue four years ago. 

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Health care
6:59 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Bridge Magazine crunches health care numbers for Michigan

Credit Bridge Illustration/A.J. Jones

New figures from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation show a snapshot of health in Michigan. Bridge Magazine looked into the numbers and found great disparity in the state. They also found some numbers can be deceiving. 

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WMUK News
12:49 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Michigan meningitis grand jury OK'ed

Minnesota technician tests for signs of meningitis in 2012
Credit Hannah Foslien / AP Photo

 A grand jury will investigate a meningitis outbreak in Michigan linked to contaminated drugs. The Gongwer News Service reports that Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette got authority from the Michigan Court of Appeals to call a multi-county grand jury on Friday.

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1:58 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Grand jury on meningitis outbreak sought

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The case involves injection steroids sent to four facilities in Michigan from a Massachusetts company.
LANSING - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette wants to empanel a grand jury to investigate the recent meningitis outbreak -- allegedly caused by a contaminated steroid -- that has been blamed for 259 cases of meningitis and 14 deaths in the state.

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