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Small Towns Explore New Solutions to Spike in Heroin Overdoses

John Kirby points approvingly to a worn but cheery mural, its “Recovery is everywhere!” message plastered across a red barn. He is weaving his way across a field of puddles, heading towards a group of goats and chickens before meeting with his mother, a resident here at the Dawn Farm addiction treatment center. Kirby, a […]

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GeoHealthy: A Hub for Location-Specific Health Information

Project Title: GeoHealthy: A Hub for Location-Specific Health Information Requested Amount: $30,000 Expected Amount of Time to Complete Project: 8-12 months Team Members: Andrew Davis, Kelly Hall, & Evan Hoopingarner   Describe your project. GeoHealthy will collect relevant health information close to the user’s geographic location from the web and display it in an easy-to-process format. […]

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Flint residents seek $722M over water crisis

This article from The Detroit News covers a recently-filed suit by Flint residents against the Environmental Protection Agency. It begins by describing the details and motivations of the lawsuit, then expands its scope to describe how the lawsuit fits in the larger Flint water crisis. It uses the experience of Jan Burgess, a former Flint […]

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