Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


MSU 'tops off' downtown research center

November 26, 2015
The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine recently held a “topping off” ceremony to celebrate a milestone in the construction of its six-story research center downtown and shared data on the project. Read More

Hospitals complete $7.5M unit

November 25, 2015
A hospital has extended its reach in the state by completing a $7.5-million renovation and expansion project with another hospital. Read More

CEO launches health care foundation for veterans

November 25, 2015
The president and CEO of a medical device distributor has launched a new foundation with the mission of helping to improve medical and mental health care for veterans. Read More

Perrigo acquires US rights to drug line for $380M

November 23, 2015
Over-the-counter and prescription drug maker Perrigo is acquiring the U.S. rights to an AstraZeneca drug line for Crohn’s disease for $380 million. Read More

Partnership keeps electronics out of landfill

November 13, 2015
A partnership between Spectrum Health and an electronics recycling firm is helping to keep 150,000 pounds of electronics out of landfills. Read More

Perrigo shareholders reject hostile takeover bid

November 13, 2015
A rival drug maker has failed in its hostile takeover bid for over-the-counter and prescription medicine maker Perrigo. Read More

YMCA builds Carol Van Andel Healthy Living Center

November 11, 2015
A new YMCA location scheduled to open next month will feature a 10,000-square-foot healthy living center focused on improving community health, thanks to a donation by Carol Van Andel. Read More

Health system breaks ground on integrated care facility

November 11, 2015
A health system is breaking ground on a 30,000-square-foot integrated care facility in the region. Read More

Latina celebrity chef teaches cooking class

November 9, 2015
A Latina celebrity chef will be in town on Wednesday to teach a healthy cooking class focused on diabetes prevention at one of the area’s hospitals. Read More

Inside Track: Mulder treats people, not diseases

The co-leader of Trillium Institute is changing the conversation about how to live well, die well and grieve well.

November 6, 2015
Dr. John Mulder, medical director of Trillium Institute, believes he has had a successful day when his work in the field of palliative medicine has helped patients and their families understand there can be purpose, hope and enjoyment in life when confronted with a serious illness or death. Read More