Health Policy

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....

Julie Cassidy: We must build the will to end homelessness in...

The most recent Ending Homelessness in Michigan annual report is out, and we cannot ignore the numbers as the state grapples with a housing...

Trump has appointed judges at a breakneck speed. More are coming.

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled U.S. Senate heads into 2020 with few major legislative victories — but a significant one on the judicial front: a...

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...

The Advance’s best stories of 2019 you may have missed

Quotable of the Year: “One of the great drawbacks of being in Congress is that I must receive insulting letters from weak-minded jackasses like yourself....

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...

From immigration to the ACA: Nessel has joined 12 federal cases,...

Dana Nessel became the first Democratic attorney general in Michigan in 16 years and has reversed her GOP predecessor, Bill Schuette, on a number...

Nessel wants Legislature to change law shielding drugmakers, says it’s impacting...

Days after announcing a new opioids lawsuit, Attorney General Dana Nessel said she'd like to see changes to Michigan's one-of-a-kind law that prevents state...

After ACA ruling, Nessel, other AGs to likely seek U.S. Supreme...

One day after a federal Appeals Court panel struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel...

Whitmer creates state task force on poverty

With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed an  executive order to create the Michigan Poverty Task Force within the...

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