Health

Dr. Deanna Lites
April 23, 2018 - 12:55 pm
It's a heart test you may need, but likely haven't heard of. "It took minutes to do, but it saved my life."
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Dreamstime
April 22, 2018 - 2:55 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan. The Department of Health says significant outbreaks of the liver-damaging hepatitis A virus have been reported in Kentucky and Michigan...
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(CSIRO via AP)
April 22, 2018 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities and nations are looking at banning plastic straws and stirrers in hopes of addressing the world's plastic pollution problem. The problem is so large, though, that scientists say that's not nearly enough. Australian scientists Denise Hardesty and Chris Wilcox estimate, using...
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pollution
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April 21, 2018 - 4:41 pm
How clean is the air we breathe? Not very, apparently.
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April 20, 2018 - 6:53 pm
The CDC recommends avoiding all romaine lettuce.
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oxycodone
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April 19, 2018 - 10:05 am
It's the biggest drop in 25 years.
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(Getty Images/George Frey)
April 18, 2018 - 11:44 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school in February is calling for a boycott of two of what he says are the biggest investors in gun manufacturers: BlackRock and The Vanguard Group. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg used the hashtags #...
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skunk
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April 18, 2018 - 5:37 pm
Oakland County officials are alerting the public after a resident was bitten by a rabid skunk.
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Dreamstime
April 17, 2018 - 11:52 pm
ANN ARBOR (WWJ) - A University of Michigan student tells police he was sexually assaulted during to house party on campus last week. The man says he was walking with friends along Fletcher Street last Wednesday where they were joined in conversation by two other college-age males who invited him to...
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Hepatitis A
Dreamstime
April 17, 2018 - 3:22 pm
The Macomb County Health Department wants to alert the public about a hepatitis A exposure risk for patrons of Buffalo Wild Wings.
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