health care

WMU Students Help Sick Kids With "Magic"

Oct 2, 2018
Audrey VanEssen / WMU A Moment of Magic

A group of students at Western Michigan University are devoting their time to make the days of children at local hospitals a bit more magical.

Rich Pedroncelli / The Associated Press

Michigan for Single Payer Healthcare President Eli Rubin says the United States has a broken health care system. He says after several attempts to try and fix it, a single payer health care system makes sense right now.

Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

The Executive Director of the Recovery Institute of Southwest Michigan says recovery is possible. Sean Harris says the 4th annual Recovery and Wellness Fair can show people what resources are available.

State Capitol Rotunda - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Medical experts in Michigan say reducing the stigma of HIV is key to stopping the spread of the disease. A package of bills in the state Legislature would update the state’s laws. 

WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

The first class at the WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo graduates later this month. The privately funded school affiliated with Western Michigan University is also expanding into Battle Creek with a new residency program in family medicine.