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Work by Geronimus cited in account of Serena Williams' maternal health complications

Alexander and Massey compare outcomes for children whose parents did and did not take part in Great Migration

Geronimus on pushing past early dismissal of her weathering hypothesis

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Levy et al. find Michigan's Medicaid expansion boosted state's economy while increasing number of insured

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"Medicaid expansion gives $2.3B boost to Michigan" - Detroit News. 01/04/2017.

An analysis of the impact of the Healthy Michigan Plan, supported by Federal funds expanding Medicaid under the ACA, finds that the Plan has had a positive economic ripple effect, generating new jobs, increasing personal spending and tax revenue, and saving money on other state-supported programs. The study, by Helen Levy and colleagues, looks at current and expected future benefits of the expansion. Levy says: “The Healthy Michigan Plan has not only covered more than 600,000 Michiganders – most of whom had been uninsured – it has also lightened the economic load on the state, on families and businesses, and on health care providers. Federal spending through Medicaid gives a big boost to the state’s economy.”

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Detroit Free Press. U-M study shows benefits of Michigan expanding Medicaid. 1/4/2017.

Crain's Detroit Business. Medicaid expansion creates 30,000 jobs, $2.3 billion in economic activity in Michigan. 1/4/2017.

Yahoo News. Medicaid expansion boosts Michigan's economy and will more than pay for itself, U-M study finds. 1/4/2017.

Michigan Radio. New study says Healthy Michigan adds 30,000 jobs a year. 1/4/2017.

MLive. Michigan's Medicaid expansion boosts state economy by billions, study says. 1/5/2017.

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