Health

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WWJ News
January 17, 2020 - 4:57 pm
The products were sold in Adrian, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Chesaning, Detroit, Jackson, Walled Lake and Wayne.
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WWJ News
January 17, 2020 - 10:32 am
A virus is hitting Michigan State University's East Lansing campus.
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EPA and EGLE staffers test soil at contaminated site in Madison Heights. (Photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)
WWJ News
January 10, 2020 - 5:34 pm
Levels were more than 100 times the legal limit in Michigan.
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WWJ News
January 10, 2020 - 4:55 pm
“These tragic deaths are a reminder of how serious influenza can be."
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WWJ News
January 10, 2020 - 12:36 pm
The CDC says there have been more than 2,600 hospitalizations related to vaping and e-cigarette use and 57 deaths across the U.S.
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WWJ News
January 08, 2020 - 11:43 pm
It was not clear how many sandwiches had been sold prior to the recall.
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In this Nov. 18, 2019 image from video, Zach Ault of Paducah, Ky., is connected to medical monitors during an exercise test at the National Institutes of Health's hospital in Bethesda, Md. Ault has ME/CFS, what once was called "chronic fatigue syndrome," and is part of a unique study aiming to uncover clues to how the mysterious disease steals patients' energy. At center is Brice Calco, a research trainee with NIH's National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke. (AP Photo/Federica Narancio)
Associated Press
January 08, 2020 - 6:40 am
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Researchers hooked Zach Ault to medical monitors as he slowly climbed onto a gym bike. An invisible disease is sidelining this once avid athlete and he knew the simple exercise would wipe him out -- but Ault was pedaling for science. Chronic fatigue syndrome is one of medicine’...
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wwj-news
January 06, 2020 - 7:55 pm
There have been nearly 3,000 flu-related deaths across the country this season.
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Associated Press
January 04, 2020 - 10:32 am
With the latest diet trend, no foods at all are allowed for long stretches of time.
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This screen grab from the website HealthCare.gov shows the extended deadline for signing up for health care coverage for 2020. The Trump administration says people will get more time to sign up for “Obamacare” health insurance following a spate of computer glitches over the weekend. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says the new HealthCare.gov deadline is 3 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, Dec. 18. (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services via AP)
Associated Press
January 03, 2020 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that could put the Obama-era health law squarely in the middle of the 2020 election, Democratic-led states Friday asked the Supreme Court for a fast-track review of a recent court ruling that declared part of the statute unconstitutional and cast a cloud over the rest. A...
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