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Judge: Insurer Wrong To Deny Autism Coverage

A federal judge has ruled that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan was wrong to deny coverage for certain autism treatment services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

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Mackinaw Bridge Goes Blue For Autism Awareness

A self-named “regular guy” was able to convince the state’s Bridge Authority to go along with his idea.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

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Michigan Reveals Goals For State Autism Services

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, whose daughter in kindergarten has been diagnosed with autism, said the overall goal is that eventually, “Michigan will be the place to be if you’re a family that is living with an autism spectrum disorder.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

Pharmacist Kristy Hennessee administers a vaccination against whooping cough (pertussis), at a Walgreen's Pharmacy    (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images. 2010)

Whooping Cough Making An Unwelcome Comeback

One reason for the rise in whooping-cough cases, is that some parents don’t get their children vaccinated because of Autism fears.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

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TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]

10/26/2012

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Snyder Names 12 People To Michigan Autism Council

Gov. Rick Snyder has named 12 people to the newly created Autism Council within the state Department of Community Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2012

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Gov. Snyder Order Creates Michigan Autism Council

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed an order establishing an Autism Council within the state Department of Community Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

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Gov. Snyder Has Mixed Success With New Budget

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder got the extra police troopers and summer jobs programs for inner city youths he wanted in the new budget, but he failed to get lawmakers to tie education money to student performance or invest as much as he wanted in health initiatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2012

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Lt. Gov. Signs Legislation Mandating Autism Coverage

Insurance companies will have to offer coverage for autism treatments six months from now, a move the parent of one autistic boy said will make a huge difference to families struggling to pay for their children’s treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2012

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“Light It Blue” Campaign Highlights Autism Awareness

Michigan ranks fourth in the nation, when it comes to the number of children with Autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2012

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