Fine artists come together for 48th Arts & Apples Festival

Each year, over 125,000 southeast Michigan residents and art lovers kick off the fall season at a festival that gathers more than 290 fine artists from across the country.  Paint Creek Center for the Arts’ prestigious Art & Apples Festival is now celebrating its 48th year and is proud to bring a nationally ranked art fair to Rochester each fall. The three-day event takes place Friday, September 6 through Sunday, September 8, 2013 in the scenic 30-acre Rochester Park located in Downtown … [Read more...]

Michigan health plans encouraged to adopt breast cancer genomics policies

LANSING – Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers and the second leading cause of cancer death in women, both in Michigan and nationally. Breast and ovarian cancer can run in families and be caused by an underlying genetic change passed from parent to child. The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is aiming to increase public awareness of hereditary cancers and encourages Michigan health plans to have written policies consistent with national guidelines. For … [Read more...]