Health & Fitness

Published November 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — It might be easy for some to dismiss the life of a drug user, to think they’ve made a choice and will live — or maybe die — with the consequences.

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Published November 12, 2019

TROY — Although Pawfficer Badges, now 1 1/2, had to pass on the purrfect pawsition as head of the newly formed Troy Police Department Feline Unit due to health reasons, she is now the spokescat for the cause of feline leukemia — and doing well.

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Published November 12, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Dakota High School’s first Family Night Out of the school year was all about vaping awareness.

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Published November 12, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Just a few weeks after the state of Michigan said that Birmingham had high lead levels in water at certain homes, like several other municipalities sampled under new testing standards, the city has invited residents to a community water forum to discuss the issue.

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Published November 5, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville Community Schools will host a program on vaping and vape products to help educate families on what school officials are calling a growing problem.

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Published November 5, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The city of St. Clair Shores issued an advisory Nov. 4 to alert its 25,303 water customers that samples from locations with known lead service lines had lead levels that exceeded the action level of 15 ppb (parts per billion).

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Published November 4, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The 30th annual Clinton Township blood drive will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Clinton Township Senior Center Gym, 40730 Romeo Plank Road. The township partners with the American Red Cross.

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Published October 30, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Now through Dec. 7 is the only time that Medicare beneficiaries can change their prescription drug plans.

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Published October 30, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — It’s a clear message — students can enjoy the high school experience without partaking in alcohol and drugs.

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Published October 25, 2019

WARREN — Those who grew up with and worked with Bobby Sulek for decades thought they knew what kind of a guy he was. Those feelings were affirmed and then some when he unselfishly stepped up to literally offer a piece of himself to save his ailing son.

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Published October 25, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — If you look at a map of all the spots in Oakland County where e-cigarettes, vape juice and other vaping paraphernalia are sold, you notice something interesting. Those spots tend to be clustered around schools.

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Published October 24, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The city of Hazel Park has issued a public advisory regarding its residents’ drinking water. City officials are saying there’s no systemwide threat, although individual homes that may have lead-based infrastructure should take extra precautions. 

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Published October 16, 2019

TROY — Athens High School junior Grant Vande Kerkhoff has played sports since he was 5 years old.

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Published October 14, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A mother and daughter from West Bloomfield are trying to get the word out about a rare medical condition they both have, in hopes that greater awareness will lead to a cure — and that those with the condition can identify it early.

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Published October 14, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — The Big Bird Run, one of the Eastpointe and Roseville community’s longest-running traditions, is returning.

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Published October 11, 2019

WARREN — “Crunch.” That was the sound that echoed in the cafeterias of five Warren Consolidated Schools buildings Oct. 10 as students participated in the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch.

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Published October 8, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — Enjoy the crisp autumn air while listening to tales of local lore and history during Legends of the Fall, which will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 13, rain or shine.

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Published October 7, 2019

On the 27th anniversary of World Mental Health Day Oct. 10, the question arises — have the years of increased awareness, support, services and dialogue helped break down stigma?

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Published October 7, 2019

A new study conducted by Michigan State University media and information professor Keith Hampton found that social media can improve a person’s mental health over time.

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Published October 7, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — On Oct. 2, a statewide ban on flavored vaping products went into effect, following a two-week compliance period that began Sept. 18.

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