Michigan Department of Community Health
The health department says there is “widespread” flu activity in Michigan.
Authorities say the number of meningitis and other infections linked to contaminated steroids has risen to 239 in Michigan. That includes 14 deaths.
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.