The Nov. 6 midterm elections are shaping up to be impactful: Control of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate might change, impacting everything from Supreme Court appointments to doctor’s appointments. And that’s just at the federal level. A whopping 36 states will cast votes for a governor, including Michigan, where outgoing Governor Rick Snyder is term-limited.
The Wharton Center at Michigan State University is putting together an adaption of beloved ‘90s rom-com movies such as “Sleepless in Seattle,” “When Harry Met Sally” and “You’ve Got Mail” in a production entitled, “One Good Day.”
Certain child-proof medicine containers could become adult-proof, too, under legislation sought by a state lawmaker and gaining local support. The idea is to limit access to opioid medicine bottles with a lock requiring a code to open. Experts say a leading contributor to opioid addiction is the theft of small amounts of pills from someone who has a prescription for a legitimate use of the medication. By Lance Cohen.
Enrollment in a low-income health care plan has been linked to healthier finances, including paid debts and higher credit scores, according to a new study. People who never had health care can see a doctor. By Jeremy Wahr.