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Michigan Among First States To Get Child Health Report Card

Dec 22, 2019
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Cancer, autism, asthma and attention deficit disorder afflict Michigan children at a greater rate than the nationwide average, according to a recent report.

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Fed-up doctors and health advocates want Michigan lawmakers to curb insurers’ cost-control methods they say are delaying care, frustrating patients, and creating unnecessary red tape and expense for providers.

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Lawmakers continue to focus on bills aimed at sexual assault prevention in response to Larry Nassar. Nassar is the former doctor who told patients he was treating them, when he was actually sexually assaulting them. 


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Some doctors in Michigan are concerned about unintended consequences to their profession if state lawmakers pass some sexual assault bills they’re considering. Capitol Correspondent Cheyna Roth explains a state House committee heard testimony on a package of bills Tuesday.


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An NBA G League player for the Grand Rapids Drive who collapsed on the court near the end of a game with the Long Island Nets is currently under care by doctors.

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A Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilation on girls in a Muslim sect will be released from jail as she awaits trial.

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A 76-year-old northern Michigan doctor is serving a 5-month jail sentence following a plea agreement to resolve charges in his wife’s 2014 death.