Health & Fitness

Published June 17, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — As a kid, Bernard Sia didn’t understand the implications that his brain tumor could have on his life in the future.

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Published June 13, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — A team of local medical professionals is turning trash into lifesaving treasure with the recent opening of the world’s first pacemaker recycling center.Read More

Published June 13, 2018

FERNDALE/ROYAL OAK — After spending weeks with his newborn son in the neonatal intensive care unit at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, a Ferndale father is hoping to thank the department with a charitable gift.Read More

Published June 12, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — It was a sight that would’ve been unthinkable just a couple of years ago. A line of law enforcement leaders from across Oakland County, standing shoulder to shoulder in Farmington Hills City Hall June 5, telling the public that when it comes to drugs, they don’t want to arrest — they want to help.

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Published June 11, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Whether you’re camping, hiking or playing in your own backyard, a threat no larger than a poppy seed lurks.

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Published June 7, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Organizers of the 2018 Sprint and Splash at Lake St. Clair Metropark June 16 anticipate their biggest turnout yet.

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Published June 5, 2018

TROY — Citing higher efficiency and increasing need, the Troy City Council took steps to take over Troy Medi-Go Plus, which transports seniors and people with disabilities to doctor’s appointments.

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Published May 29, 2018

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Joining dozens of other communities, the Bloomfield Township is Police Department has adopted the Families Against Narcotics’ popular Hope Not Handcuffs initiative.

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Published May 25, 2018

DETROIT — The Detroit Association of Black Organizations is teaming up with other community partners to host a forum on the topic of suicide and how to reduce the risk of it in a friend, neighbor or loved one.

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Published May 16, 2018

TROY — The Cannabis Legal Group, on behalf of caregiver marijuana grow operations on Austin Drive, has filed suit against the city of Troy, stating that a recent ordinance limiting the number of marijuana growing facility licenses and allowing police inspections violates state law. 

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Published May 15, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Neurofibromatosis, or NF, is a genetic disorder where tumors form on nerve tissues.

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Published May 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For those who want to have a hand in battling the opiate epidemic, local community groups teamed up to host an overdose reversal training session recently. 

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Published May 14, 2018

FRANKLIN — The Birmingham Bloomfield Community Coalition’s Youth Action Board is inviting the public to join it at a 5K walk/run fundraiser to support local programs.

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Published May 14, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Relay for Life of Greater Shelby Township is taking a global approach to the event this year, as organizers hope to raise a record amount during one of the state’s largest Relay for Life events.

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Published May 8, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On May 1, many of the 24 women whose portraits grace a new mural outside the south entrance of Beaumont, Royal Oak, helped to unveil the 8-foot-tall and 16-foot-wide triangular artwork.

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Published May 8, 2018

TROY — The Troy City Council unanimously approved stricter rules for existing marijuana caregiver facilities recently, even though the effects of this November’s statewide recreational marijuana ballot question are unknown. 

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Published May 8, 2018

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DETROIT — Seventy years ago, a group of individuals joined together to assist the Sisters of St. Joseph in establishing and maintaining St. John Hospital in Detroit.

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Published May 8, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — For those looking to make the move into the medical field, Oakland County has made it easier with a free apprenticeship program.

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Published May 1, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — During the heart-rending sadness of a funeral eulogy for his son, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson was struck by a comment from a relative. “He said to live life the Brooksie way,” Patterson said. The annual Brooksie Way half-marathon race, to be held this year on Sept. 23, is named for Patterson’s son, Brooks Stuart Patterson, known as Brooksie, who died in a snowmobile accident. “That’s the genesis of the name,” Patterson said.

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Published April 25, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On April 25, Royal Oak High School Principal Michael Giromini sent out an email to the Royal Oak High School community stating that a student at the high school had been diagnosed with a case of hepatitis A.

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