Few hospice services available for children

January 5, 2013
LANSING — When her son Charlie was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer at age 2, Abigail Waller couldn’t find any pediatric hospice in her community of East Lansing, or elsewhere in mid-Michigan. Read More

Higher incentives boost films

November 10, 2012
LANSING — Because tax incentives for film production recently doubled, Margaret O’Riley, new head of the Michigan Film Office, said efforts to promote films and digital projects in the state will be unceasing. Read More

Community colleges, manufacturers team up to fill middle-skill jobs

November 10, 2012
LANSING — With the state’s manufacturing industry facing a talent crisis, the Michigan Manufacturers Association and the Michigan Community College Association are collaborating to meet the demand for middle-skill workers. Read More

Autism insurance helps children, but more therapists needed

Recent change in law covers up to $50K per year.

November 10, 2012
LANSING — The state now requires health insurers to provide diagnosis and treatment coverage for people with autism spectrum disorder, and advocacy groups say children with autism have more opportunities to receive treatment. Read More