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Spectrum Health Rehab and Nursing Center Grand Rapids

Health system completes $24M project

A health system has completed a $24.5-million expansion and renovation project at its rehabilitation and nursing facility in town. Read More

senior elderly hand and caregiver hands

Colleges launch Alzheimer's center

The U.S. National Institutes of Health has awarded $9 million to three Michigan universities for the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center, which launched this week, to study the disease and related dementias. Read More

NxGEN MDx premature baby

Health screening company partners on test

A local health screening company has entered into a partnership with an out-of-state business to collaborate on a new test for pregnant women. Read More

Drug maker reaches settlement

LANSING — Michigan is expected to get nearly $3.4 million from a multi-state settlement with a pharmaceutical company. Read More

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Senior living community names associate executive director

A man with experience in health care business development is the new associate executive director and assisted living director at a senior living community in town. Read More

Judge sentences ex-funeral director for fraud

A former funeral director in the region has been sentenced to jail for fraud. Read More

$8.6M available to help crime victims

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has an open call to all West Michigan groups that serve crime victims: a sizable amount of money is available for the asking. Read More

Get up from that desk, says dance proponent

Few business owners, or teachers for that matter, need to be as physically fit for their job as entrepreneur and Grand Valley State University adjunct faculty Laura Armenta. Read More

Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion interior rendering

Health system plans $160M hospital expansion

A health system is planning a five floor, $160-million expansion to a hospital in the region to serve the next generation of patients. Read More


Startup raises $18M in funding

A startup developing bio-insecticides for the agriculture industry has closed an $18-million round of financing. Read More