Health Care

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Home health aides charged with embezzlement

December 5, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — Prosecutors have charged three home health care aides with embezzling nearly $40,000 from an elderly woman. Read More

Medical practice expands

December 4, 2019
A local practice for functional medicine has expanded into a new urban space. Read More

Patient advocacy in health care: 3 questions to ask

November 30, 2019
When the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors was founded, no long-term support existed for those impacted by burn injuries. Our founder saw a need and addressed it the best way he knew how: from his own personal experience as a burn survivor. Read More

State reveals its opioid strategy

Three-prong approach includes media campaign, increase access to medication and harm reduction.

November 29, 2019
Michigan is heightening its efforts to prevent and treat opioid addiction. Read More

Trio pleads guilty in $8M kickback scheme

November 29, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — Authorities said a doctor and two associates have pleaded guilty to crimes related to an $8 million scheme that targeted members of the United Auto Workers and their health care plans. Read More

Innovation center construction underway

November 27, 2019
A group of local developers and stakeholders recently broke ground on a new medical research building in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Senior living 'placement' company enters market

November 27, 2019
A free service that helps seniors find living options has launched its first local franchise. Read More

Association names Best and Brightest in Wellness

November 25, 2019
A group of West Michigan employers have been recognized for their “quality” work promoting employee health and wellness. Read More

Doctor joins women's health team

November 25, 2019
A health system in the area has added a new women's health doctor. Read More

Doctors develop online ADHD diagnosis tool

Assessment test can be completed online for $149 with no referral necessary.

November 22, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A local company has developed a tool to formally diagnose ADHD patients online. Read More