Health & Fitness

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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Published May 20, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township resident was recognized recently for her work dedicated to helping stroke survivors as a nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Troy.

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Published May 20, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Heather Hall has fought three bouts of cancer, and she doesn’t want anyone else to experience what she has gone through. “Being diagnosed at 21 years old, I was a senior at Central Michigan University when I was diagnosed with bone cancer,” she said. “I underwent a 13-month chemotherapy (session) and surgery that replaced my femur with a titanium rod.

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Published May 17, 2019

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MOUNT CLEMENS/CLINTON TOWNSHIP/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — “We are a social group with a running problem.” Those are the words of Jason Davidson, one of the organizers of the Macomb County-centric group City Sneakers — a walking/running club bred from participants’ longing to find support, motivation, encouragement, accountability and friendship in others who share the same lifestyle hobbies.

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Published May 8, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Before mosquito season is in full swing, the city is taking measures to thwart diseases spread by the insects.

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Published May 8, 2019

TROY — Would you know what to do before help arrived if someone suffered cardiac arrest?

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Published May 8, 2019

TROY — Did you know that eating heart healthy does not mean low- or no-fat?

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Published May 8, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Nothing compares to the searing grief of losing a loved one, but learning that their organ donation saved or improved the lives of others can help temper the pain.

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Published May 7, 2019

DETROIT — It will be an evening of comedy, philanthropy and delicious food. On May 29, the Guild of St. John Hospital and Medical Center will again gather to assist the hospital’s mission.

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Published April 30, 2019

ROSEVILLE — New and expecting parents are invited to the Recreational Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe to acquire some resources and learn some tips for keeping their infants safe.

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Published April 25, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A West Bloomfield man with multiple sclerosis and his team of four families affected by the disease raised $70,000 for the Walk MS event at Comerica Park in Detroit April 13, making them the top fundraising team.

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Published April 23, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Karen Glugla chooses not to focus on the negatives associated with her condition.

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