Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Sierra Club sues EPA over smog levels

Attorney says Ottawa County should have been included on ‘nonattainment list’ for EPA’s updated ozone standards.

August 17, 2018
The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency covering the omission of Ottawa County from the EPA’s list of areas found to be in “nonattainment” of health-based ozone standards. Read More

LGBT-friendly business directory compiled for seniors

Two nonprofits work to improve area LGBT seniors’ access to care

August 17, 2018
Two local organizations are working to ensure senior citizens of the LGBT community are able to receive proper care and services. Read More

Inside Track: A passion for patient care

Metro Health – U-M cancer center director finds calling after secondhand experience with disease.

August 17, 2018
Laura Smith’s passionate work for cancer patients stems from her own experience with the disease. Read More

Rehab company acquires practice

August 17, 2018
A private physical therapy practice in the area is joining a larger organization. Read More

Eye care firm acquires private practice

August 16, 2018
An eye care practice in the region has joined a management services organization. Read More

Skilled nursing facilities have new owners, management

August 16, 2018
Seven outpatient skilled nursing facilities in West Michigan have new owners and management. Read More

Doctors open amputation prevention center

August 14, 2018
A group of local doctors are hoping to stay a step ahead of one the most serious prognoses a patient can receive. Read More

Eye care group hires provider

August 14, 2018
A West Michigan eye care medical group has a new provider. Read More

Perrigo enters into licensing agreement for OTC nasal spray

August 14, 2018
Perrigo has signed an exclusive licensing agreement that allows it to seek regulatory approval to sell an over-the-counter nasal spray. Read More

New E. coli test could change food production

GVSU’s Kevin Strychar awarded $96K grant to study effectiveness of imaging flow cytometer.

August 10, 2018
The threat of E. coli has prompted a Grand Valley State University researcher to find the bacteria in food before it hits the market for consumption. Read More