Recent Updates

Help for U.P. Organ Transplants

A new fund has been set up to help Upper Peninsula residents pay for the expenses associated with organ transplants. The Super Health Foundation has set up the fund along with the group that puts on the U.P. Run For Life every year. This year’s run will be on June …

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MI Special Needs Fund Receives Grant

The Michigan Children with Special Needs Fund received a $50,000 grant from the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation. The Department of Community Health says the money will be used to help Michigan families that have children with special health care needs purchase indoor home ceiling and stair lifts. The agency says the home …

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Insurance Help for Firefighters and First Responders

The U.S. House unanimously passed the “Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act,” to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not counted as full-time employees under the Employer Mandate of the Affordable Care Act. Michigan Congresswoman Candice Miller, who cosponsored the bill, says this move shields fire departments from new …

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