Health

Mosquito bite to the neck
WWJ News
August 26, 2019 - 5:17 pm
“Mosquito-borne diseases can cause long-term health effects in people and even death,” said Dr. Mary Grace Stobierski, MDHHS state public health veterinarian and manager of the Zoonotic and Emerging Infectious Diseases Section.
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, marijuana grows at an indoor cannabis farm in Gardena, Calif. The Justice Department is moving forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
WWJ News
August 26, 2019 - 3:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally authorized cannabis research. The long-awaited move comes after researchers filed court papers asking a judge to compel the Drug Enforcement Administration to process...
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Dr. Deanna Lites
August 24, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Dogs -- your heart's best friend.
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vaping
(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
WWJ News
August 23, 2019 - 2:17 pm
Doctors say these illnesses resemble an inhalation injury, with the lungs apparently reacting to a caustic substance.
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doctor with clipboard
WWJ News
August 23, 2019 - 11:43 am
Symptoms may include fevers, chills and joint pain, stiffness and swelling; as well as infections in joints and internal organs.
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Dallas
August 23, 2019 - 7:49 am
( ALT 105.3 ) - You might already be trying to keep it cool at night during the summer as best you can, and if you are, it might not be great for your electric bill, but it looks like it's better for your health. Per the Harvard Medical School , sleeping in a cold room will help you fall asleep...
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Mosquito bite to the neck
August 16, 2019 - 7:48 pm
"It has a 33% fatality rate fatality rate for humans who become ill," said Lynn Sutfin of the MDHHS.
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Marijuana in jars
August 16, 2019 - 7:07 pm
Under Michigan's marijuana law, the agency can suspend a license without notice or hearing.
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In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo, a man uses a cell phone in New Orleans. With suicides on the rise, the government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are routed to one of 163 crisis centers, where counselors answered 2.2 million calls last year. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
August 15, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With suicides on the rise , the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are...
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This undated image provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration shows proposed graphic warnings that would appear on cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, proposed 13 new large, graphic warnings that would appear on all cigarettes, including images of cancerous tumors, diseased lungs and bloody urine. (FDA via AP)
August 15, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Officials hope the graphic images will discourage Americans from lighting up.
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