Health Care

Medicaid expansion states see better health outcomes, study finds

Newly published research makes the case that a smaller share of low-income adults in southern states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act...

U.S. House votes for Dingell bill clamping down on toxic chemicals,...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Friday to pass a comprehensive legislative package that would crack down on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a class...

The march to reverse Roe v. Wade: Michigan anti-abortion group, 5...

Right to Life of Michigan, the state’s foremost anti-abortion organization, has filed to a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Roe...

Lawmakers ask EPA to help clean up toxic green ooze

As the state continues its investigation into toxic green ooze found gushing on to a metro Detroit freeway last month, a group of lawmakers...

Column: EPA’s proposed ‘secret science’ rule directly threatens children’s health

The Trump administration is working to weaken U.S. environmental regulations in many areas, from water and air pollution to energy development and land conservation....

Nessel joins AGs asking Supreme Court to rule on ACA after...

Attorney General Dana Nessel is joining attorneys general in 19 states in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve judicial uncertainty surrounding the Affordable...

Column: Myths around mental illness cause high rates of unemployment

Even though mental illness affects one in five adults – and depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide – secrecy and stigma around...

Turning gray and into the red: The true cost of growing...

The U.S. population is aging at such a rate that within a few years, older Americans will outnumber the country’s children for the first...

‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected in case he loses in...

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from...

More kids on Medicaid to get health care in school

A mountain of evidence proves it: Good health translates to better student performance. Children who have high blood pressure or are obese perform worse academically than others....

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