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COMMENTARY: Rather than protecting big hospitals with Michigan law, please cancel it

September 29, 2020

By Jaimie Cavanaugh and Daryl James Grand Rapids medical entrepreneur Anthony Chang has the technology to save lives. Using specialized PET scan tracers, his biotech company BAMF Health can pinpoint and treat disease with precision never ...

ADR SPOTLIGHT: Is there a Zoom mediation in your future?

September 29, 2020

By Sheldon J. Stark During the state of emergency, courts have been working at less than full capacity. While no two courts are the same, none have conducted business as usual since mid-March, and there will likely be backlogs as a result. Some cases ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Bad recipe, good result

September 29, 2020

?I have a cousin, Jimmy, who sends me (and a few of our other cousins) recipes. He does this often-several times per week. Jimmy is retired. (What is this thing called "retired?") Jimmy's recipes range from traditional Greek recipes to American comfort ...

CONFESSIONS OF A CONDOR: Bo explains the GDP

September 29, 2020

Lawn signs seen September 5 in the Republican stronghold of Sanilac County, Michigan: Any functioning Adult 2020; Trump – Worst Ever; YOU’RE IN A CULT 2020 Voting has begun. The first absentee ballots were mailed September 4 from the various North ...

THE COUNSELOR'S CORNER: Conversion vs loving presence

September 29, 2020

Have you ever had someone attempt to convert you into their religion? In this day of divisive politics, we probably have all met people who want to convert us into their political viewpoint. Sometimes it is very subtle and other times it is very blunt and ...

COMMENTARY: Bob Woodward and the ethical lens of America

September 29, 2020

By Victoria Vuletich "People seek simple solutions to complex problems." So goes the adage. The furor over Bob Woodward withholding the President's early knowledge of how deadly and contagious the Coronavirus is proves the adage, and more importantly, ...