Healthy Michigan

Michigan News
4:43 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Expanded Medicaid Enrollment Soars

Credit medicaid.gov

Sign-ups for expanded Medicaid program soar over 300,000

More than 300,000 low-income Michiganders have signed up for the state's expanded Medicaid program.

In just eleven weeks, the Healthy Michigan program has almost reached the sign-up goal for its entire first year. State officials say that bodes well for the success of the program.

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Health News
3:02 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

HealthyStuff.org Tests Walgreens Products

Credit healthystuff.org

The Ecology Center says many of the products it tested from Walgreens contained potentially harmful chemicals.

Healthy Stuff Dot Org Research Director Jeff Gearhart says plasticizers were found in 13 flexible vinyl products.  He says the substance has been linked to asthma and liver toxicity.

"So what we're asking is for Walgreens to actuall implement a comprehensive chemical policy," Gearhart says, "get these hazardous products off the shelves and sell products that are healthier and safer for consumers."

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Michigan News
4:13 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Healthy Michigan Enrollment Starts Today

The state starts enrollment today for Healthy Michigan, which extends Medicaid eligibility.
Credit enrollmichigan.com

       LANSING - Michigan is launching its expanded Medicaid plan to provide health insurance for hundreds of thousands of low-income adults.

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