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Study: Half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals

Jun. 15, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada are awash with a toxic industrial compound associated with serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study. Researchers at the University...

Rep. Dingell: I'm OK after surgery for perforated ulcer

May. 22, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell said her “belly was on fire” before doctors quickly performed surgery for a perforated ulcer. The Detroit-area Democrat said she expects to stay in a Washington hospital for five to seven days. The surgery was performed...

Israel, Gaza violence overshadows Biden's domestic plans

May. 18, 2021 19:51 PM EDT

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — President Joe Biden’s efforts to spotlight his big infrastructure plans are suddenly being overshadowed by the escalating violence between Israel and the Palestinians, the conflict sparking protests during his visit to a Ford electric vehicle center in Michigan on...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Apr. 19, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

Detroit News. April 14, 2021. Editorial: Rev up U.S. automotive supply chains Technology has become increasingly intertwined with the auto industry, as the recent semiconductor shortage has brought to light. The Detroit Three have had to halt...

COVID-19 law sparks dialogue on nursing home alternatives

Mar. 24, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the memory of the pandemic's toll in nursing homes still raw, the COVID-19 relief law is offering states a generous funding boost for home- and community-based care as an alternative to institutionalizing disabled people. Advocates hope the...