Republicans Consider Whether To Block Whitmer’s Health ChiefElizabeth Hertel took over the Department of Health and Human Services on Jan. 22, the day Robert Gordon abruptly resigned.
MDHHS Receives Results Of Testing Of Vaping Products From Michigan Lung Injury PatientsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is alerting vaping and e-cigarette users about recent test results the state received from the Food and Drug Administration on vaping materials collected from lung injury patients in the state.
Governor Whitmer Takes Vaping Case to the Supreme CourtIn response to last week’s Court of Claims order blocking the Department of Health and Human Services’ emergency rules banning flavored nicotine vaping products, Governor Gretchen Whitmer today filed an application for emergency leave with the Michigan Court of Appeals and asked the Michigan Supreme Court to take the case directly.
Court: Girl Who Killed Toddler Heard 'Demon's Voice'Court documents say an 8-year-old girl accused of killing a toddler at a home daycare in western Michigan suffers from "serious mental health" issues, including hearing a demon's voice.
Snyder Halts Internal Flint Probes After Prosecutors ObjectAt Snyder's request, the auditor general also decided to no longer interview DHHS staff or ask them for information until further notice.
Inspectors: Tough Conditions For Workers At State HospitalThe October report says there was a serious violation of failing to have a workplace free from certain hazards.
Gov. Snyder Marks Merger Of Michigan's Social Services AgenciesTuesday marked the second business day of the new state Department of Health and Human Services.
Gov. Snyder To Merge State Social Services AgenciesThe governor said he will announce plans in his State of the State speech Tuesday night to "dramatically" reorganize two state agencies.
Obama Admin. Launches Partnership For Patients ProgramThe U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services was in town Friday for a roundtable discussion on a national patient safety program.