Author Archives: Jessica Pierce

How Big Is the Impact of Health Care Reform on Free Clinics and Other ‘Safety Net’ Providers for Michigan’s Uninsured?

Much of the talk about health care reform has centered on how it will affect Medicare, individuals or private businesses. But how will it affect the organizations that provide care to those who are uninsured or underinsured? Leaders from free … Continue reading

Metro-Detroit’s African American Churches Compete For Wellness Grants in Our Body & Soul BLUE Walking Challenge

The African American church has always provided spiritual leadership, guidance and motivation to the community. In the Detroit-area thirteen churches are taking a stand and walking their way to a healthier lifestyle by competing in the Body & Soul BLUE … Continue reading

Becky Dantonio Helps Lansing Communities Get Fit

Becky Dantonio and husband Mark Dantonio, Michigan State’s head football coach, attended the 2011 Community Partners in Health Winter Warm-Up kick-off event at the Lansing Mall on Feb. 12. The free program offers resources to encourage residents to adopt physical … Continue reading