Recent Updates

Portage Health Honored

Portage Health in Hancock has won a statewide award for its work to improve the rate of patients that receive breast cancer screenings. The hospital has received the 2014 Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Prevention Learning and Action Network. The hospital was also cited for its efficient use of …

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Hancock Canal Run

The deadline to register for the Keweenaw’s premier running and walking event is quickly approaching. The Hancock Canal Run takes place this Saturday along M-203, which will be closed for traffic during the event. The event includes a 5-mile run, 5-mile walk, 10-mile run, 10-mile walk and a half marathon …

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Right-to-Try Law for Terminally Ill

Legislation has been approved by a Michigan Senate committee that would give terminally ill patients the right to participate in experimental drug trials before the drugs are approved by the FDA. The measure, if given final approval, would make Michigan one of the few states enacting a so-called “right to …

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