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Medical practice hires orthopedic surgeon

April 25, 2018
A local medical practice has added an orthopedic surgeon to its team to expand its services. Read More

Nonprofit producing Ready by 5 Conference downtown

April 23, 2018
A new conference on early childhood learning and health is coming downtown this week. Read More

Health center facing lawsuit by CNAs

April 23, 2018
| By AP
A health care center in the region is accused of agreeing to requests by patients for white-only caregivers. Read More

Medical company facing involuntary bankruptcy petition

April 20, 2018
Creditors of a medical company in the region have commenced involuntary bankruptcy proceedings against the business. Read More

Tests show Flint water quality is improving

April 20, 2018
| By AP
FLINT — Independent tests are confirming that water quality in Flint has improved. Read More

Ranir hires CFO

April 19, 2018
A maker of oral care products has named a new chief financial officer with decades of experience in the consumer products industry. Read More

U-M drops ex-president's name from building

April 19, 2018
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan Board of Regents has voted to strip the name of a former school president from a campus science building. Read More

Spectrum, EGR debate parking issue

Blodgett Hospital wants to replace old ramp, but residents say initial plans compromise historical area’s character.

April 13, 2018
Efforts by Spectrum Health to begin a $30-million parking structure project at Blodgett Hospital are being challenged by East Grand Rapids residents. Read More

Perrigo’s Amazon-exclusive brand grows

Pharmaceutical manufacturing company’s Basic Care line includes more than 60 products, up from 40 since August.

April 13, 2018
Perrigo is in the first year of selling a brand of pharmaceuticals exclusively on Amazon. Read More

Surgery center begins same-day joint replacements

Procedures once kept patients in the hospital up to 10 days.

April 13, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A lot has changed in the field since Dr. Robert DeMaagd began joint replacement surgery 30 years ago. Read More