Health & Fitness

Published July 19, 2019

MACOMB COUNTY — With the extreme heat hitting metro Detroit, Macomb County officials have released a list of local cooling centers. The cooling centers are air-conditioned public facilities where people may go for relief during temporary periods of extreme heat; these centers provide shade, water, and restrooms.

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Published July 16, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Concussions and head injuries have long been a part of football, but over the years, more information and increased education have been key to improving the overall safety of the game.

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Published July 16, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — Prompted by the increased number of Americans dying from substantial blood loss, one Farmington resident and the Chairman of the Greater Farmington Area Emergency Preparedness Commission, Douglas Reynolds, 60, decided to create a grassroots effort to educate people on how they can help right here at home.

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Published July 15, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The mental and physical anguish of being a firefighter can extend far beyond the day-to-day routine.

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Published July 12, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Highlighting the fact that caregivers are at a greater risk for health problems because of the stress they carry with them from taking care of their elderly relatives, the Area Agency on Aging 1-B is presenting a caregiving survival seminar July 19 at the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center, 20100 Stephens St.

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Published July 12, 2019

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Fire Department has real heart — and that’s according to the American Heart Association.

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Published July 12, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council is raising awareness for those with dementia and their caregivers, making Madison Heights what the Michigan Dementia Coalition calls a “dementia-friendly community.”  

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Published July 9, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Beaumont researchers are inviting cancer patients who smoke and their family members who smoke to join a pilot smoking-cessation study. Data from the study will be used to develop a smoking termination program.

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Published July 5, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County health officials are reminding residents to protect themselves from West Nile virus after activity was confirmed in Oakland, Saginaw and Kalamazoo counties.

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Published June 28, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — When Jessica Goldberg created the Sib4Sib program — which supports youth siblings of people who suffer with mental health — she did so simply out of her own necessity after not finding a single support group specifically for siblings.

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Published June 21, 2019

WARREN — “Sit with your legs crossed. Our hands are rested on our knees. Close your eyes. Relax your face. Set aside your day. Let’s slip inside the sanctuary of ourselves, where it’s peaceful, where it’s quiet.”

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Published June 17, 2019

PONTIAC — Oakland County health officials urge protection against mosquitoes after a mosquito in Pontiac tested positive for West Nile virus.

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Published June 14, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Keith Hanson remembers what it was like to grow up in Sterling Heights and join the Parks and Recreation Department programs as a child more than four decades ago.

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Published June 12, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — After wreaking havoc on the metro Detroit area this spring, the Michigan measles outbreak has ended, officials from the Oakland County Health Division announced recently.

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Published June 12, 2019

METRO DETROIT — If you’re moving soon, don’t even think about asking Tina Iulianelli or Amy Anderson to help haul your stuff. Their cars’ trunks are filled to the brim with yoga mats, blocks and resistance bands.

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Published May 24, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Pregnancy is a joyous time of expectation. But Sterling Heights resident Tiffany Polisena discovered a terrifying surprise soon after she became pregnant with her second child in 2016.

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Published May 22, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — An emergency or accident victim can bleed to death in less than 10 minutes after a major injury, according to Oakland University officials. “Time is of the essence,” Darcy Leutzinger said May 16 at OU. Leutzinger is the president of Premier Safety Group, which was ired by OU officials to train students and staffers in emergency bleeding control.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 17, developers, business leaders, city officials and ironworkers gathered for the “topping off” of the six-story Henry Ford Health System medical outpatient center on what used to be the Royal Oak City Hall parking lot.

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Published May 21, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Henry Ford physical therapist Jim Tavrazich said it’s time to take a stand against too much sitting. “It is a problem,” said Tavrazich, the supervisor for Henry Ford Medical Center Rehabilitation Services in Southfield, and Henry Ford Medical Center Rehabilitation Services and Athletic Medicine in Novi.

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Published May 20, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Stephanie Gibson, a Shelby Township resident, recently received an award for her compassion and determination to make hospital visits as comfortable as possible during a vulnerable time for patients.

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