Michigan Department of Community Health
An audit has found that a Michigan agency made more than $2.3 million in improper payments for wheelchairs, ventilators and other medical equipment as part of the Medicaid program.
Another person in Michigan has died as a result of tainted steroid shots that caused everything from meningitis to serious fungal infections.
Michigan is beginning the new year with an unusually high number of flu cases and one flu death.
A chemical used to make a new class of designer drugs is on its way to becoming illegal in Michigan.
The Michigan Department of Community Health says there have been 67 meningitis cases as of Friday.
Officials say an 88-year-old Ingham County woman is the ninth Michigan resident to die in a national meningitis outbreak.
The Michigan Department of Community Health has selected 10 agencies for a pilot program to help improve physical activity and healthy eating for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
The Michigan Department of Community Health has received a three-year $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to improve health outcomes for overweight and obese patients in two medically underserved areas in Michigan: Detroit and Grand Rapids.
The money is to help address underage drinking among those ages 12 to 20, and prescription drug misuse and abuse by those ages 12 to 25.
Michigan Department of Community Health officials are reporting eight cases of fungal meningitis, including two deaths, linked to injections of a recalled back-pain medication.