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Doctors Prevail In Dispute Over Jehovah’s Witness, Blood Transfusion

The court said the “doctrine of avoidable consequences” applies in the case of Gwendolyn Rozier of Oak Park, who died in 2007 after complications from a transplant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2014

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Snyder: US OKs Michigan Adding 322,000 To Medicaid

The Obama administration has signed off on Michigan’s plan to expand Medicaid to 322,000 more low-income residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2013

Rural Michigan Faces Many Barriers To Health Care

Sue Cook is going to the ends of the earth, or what feels like it, to help people try to sign up for insurance under the new federal health care law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2013

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Wait Over For Some Uninsured; Law’s Effect Unclear

Michigan fares well compared with other states on the portion of its residents with insurance, but because it’s a big state, it still has more than 1 million uninsured, 12th-most in the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2013

Deadline Looms For Enrolling In Health Plan Under Affordable Care Act

Monday is the deadline to select health care plans under the Affordable Care Act, or what some people call Obamacare.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

Snyder Signs Laws Requiring EpiPens In Schools

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws requiring every public school in Michigan to have epinephrine injectors to treat allergic reactions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

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Opponents To Target Mich. Abortion Law In 2014

The vast majority of people in this state don’t want this ugly policy. A lot of them are extremely offended by it.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2013

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Michigan House Approves Medical Marijuana Bills

Medical marijuana measures have moved forward in the Michigan House, including one that would allow pharmacy sales of the drug.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2013

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Few Abortions Covered With Insurance In Michigan

If lawmakers vote to restrict insurance coverage of abortions in Michigan, it would affect a small number of abortions because the vast majority already are paid for out of pocket.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2013

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