Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


State proceeds with rules limiting chemicals in water

October 14, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration is proceeding with plans to set what may be some of the country's strictest and most far-reaching limits on "forever chemicals" in drinking water. Read More

Inside Track: Bob Taylor helps lost veterans ‘find a new purpose’ in life

Owner of Alliant Enterprises assists veterans reacclimating into society.

October 11, 2019
As a former member of the U.S. Air Force, Bob Taylor understands what it means to be a military veteran and works to helps others like him. Read More

WMU professor testing opioid treatment app

Anthony DeFulio will collaborate with wellness program DynamiCare to reduce relapse.

October 11, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Research on the horizon at Western Michigan University will explore how a new smartphone application can help treat opioid addiction. Read More

Health system opens clinic in Meijer

October 11, 2019
A local health system has opened a new clinic inside a Meijer. Read More

Suit challenges changes to state's auto insurance law

October 11, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — A lawsuit contends that some changes made to Michigan's auto insurance law are unconstitutional. Read More

Hospital opens sports performance lab

October 9, 2019
A local hospital has opened its first lab that uses technology to help athletes achieve peak performance. Read More

Grand Rapids is the 171st 'best' city for seniors

October 7, 2019
Grand Rapids ranks among the bottom half of the “best” cities nationally for seniors. Read More

Hot housing market puts seniors on the move

Holland Home, Clark Retirement among those expanding units to accommodate retiring baby boomers.

October 4, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Senior community leaders in West Michigan are rushing to meet an increase of new and prospective elder residents, and signs are pointing to a strong home seller’s market. Read More

Project-based learning is the future of education

October 4, 2019
Each school year, students spend up to 1,000 hours in the classroom. Every minute of every one of those hours is crucial, as young people’s minds are developed and prepared to grow up to become the next generation of brilliant thinkers and problem-solvers. Read More

Better Drinking Culture publishes ‘The Drinker’s Manifesto’

October 4, 2019
A Grand Rapids organization has released a book to help people make healthier choices when it comes to alcohol consumption. Read More