Republican says health savings accounts and insurance plans for small business are possible proposals


State officials say they're investigating an outbreak of illness that may be related to under-cooked ground beef. The departments of Agriculture and Community Health say five people have become sick and three have wound up in the hospital because of infections by E. coli bacteria. Some of the cases were reported in Ottawa and Kent counties in April and early May. The Department of Community Health says the infections appear to have a "common source,"  based on laboratory tests.

The Food and Drug Administration has still not developed a definition of the term natural

Josh Jacobs was appointed acting health officer after Linda Vail's departure. But he is moving to California

Bobby Hopewell says new company is supportive of his role as Kalamazoo Mayor