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Whitmer wants to lower prescription drug costs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed an executive order aimed at bringing Michiganders financial relief by lowering the cost of prescription drugs used to treat...

Whitmer wants to fight prenatal health care disparities in Flint

Flint isn’t just plagued by a water crisis. It’s also plagued by health care disparities among pregnant women belonging to minority groups — and...

Slotkin talks prescription drug prices, PFAS at East Lansing event

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) held her first “State of the 8th District” event Friday night at East Lansing High School, where she recapped...

Bills you may have missed: Textbook tax breaks, cat declawing ban

The Michigan Advance has rounded up recent bills recently introduced by Michigan lawmakers. Those bills include the possible ban on declawing cats in Michigan, creating...

Column: End HIV stigma and discrimination, and then we can end...

It’s a weird word to use, but in many ways I’m lucky — lucky because I only had to watch one friend die as...

Bill would create state committee to review rare diseases

The Michigan House Health Policy Committee met Thursday to discuss two bills introduced earlier this month by Chair Hank Vaupel (R-Fowlerville) regarding mental health...

Dems pile on Bloomberg in Las Vegas debate

LAS VEGAS — The issue of health care — specifically, the issue of why the richest country in the world has not figured out...

New marijuana safety warnings signed into law

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist signed two bills into law Wednesday that would regulate safety warnings for marijuana products for pregnant women and minors.  Together, House...

It’s not just Michigan: A state-by-state look at abortion laws across...

Two anti-abortion groups have been pushing ballot initiatives since last summer in Michigan, part of a trend of new abortion limits and bans all...

Whitmer draws attention to teen dating violence

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer included some startling statistics when she declared February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. The release, which contained information from...

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