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Column: Americans bankrupted by health care costs: 4 questions answered

Medical bankruptcy has been a talking point for many Democratic candidates as they make their individual cases for health care reform. This begs a...

Column: Sex education needs less fear, more information to be effective

I have only vague memories of my high school sex ed class. I remember sandwiched between a chapter on healthy eating and daily physical...

Heather Servaty-Seib: The holidays remind us that grief cannot be wished...

The year-end holidays are a time of social gatherings, traditions and celebrations. They can also be a time of revisiting and reflection. According to the...

Rick Haglund: Don’t count on Trump losing Michigan in 2020 over...

President Donald Trump, who was impeached for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, is a bully and world-class vulgarian. Who else would come to...

Curtis Hertel: Virginia’s governor refuses to kill Right to Work. But...

As we turn the calendar to 2020, I am excited for the opportunities we have in the new year. In 2020, we have an...

Column: Driver licenses for all: An inclusive policy to drive Michigan...

We know how much the roads matter in Michigan. But how often do we think about sidewalks? It may seem out of place to be...

Susan J. Demas: After Trump attack, the GOP Legislature must name...

It takes a lot to shock anyone about Donald Trump these days, but the president managed to accomplish that at his Battle Creek rally...

James E. Garcia: ‘Diversity’ isn’t code for ‘white genocide’

It’s been a little more than four months since a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart left 22 people dead and two dozen...

Column: 5 ways Trump and his supporters are using the same...

While watching the House impeachment hearings, I realized my two decades of research into why people ignore, reject or deny science had a political...

Susan J. Demas: Pundits keep telling Dems 2020 is the ‘No...

Eleven years ago, Barack Obama ran an electrifying campaign of “hope and change” and won in a modern landslide, thanks to a young, diverse...

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