Health & Fitness

Published September 8, 2021

ROYAL OAK — Alzheimer’s disease stole Colton Dale’s chance to get to know his grandfather, who developed it when Dale was very young. What sticks in Dale’s mind is the way his otherwise stoic father reacted to his own father’s deteriorating mental state.

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Published August 26, 2021

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FRASER/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — On Aug. 7, about 20 students from Macomb Lutheran North participated in FAN’s annual Run Drugs Out of Town event at Fraser High School.

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Published August 26, 2021

FRASER — More than 1,300 people gathered at Fraser High School on Aug. 7 to “run drugs out of town.”

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Published August 25, 2021

ROYAL OAK — After reverting to a virtual format last year, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s will return to the Detroit Zoo Oct. 30.

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Published August 11, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — The city of Southfield has been working to expand its non-motorized transit capabilities and has been a bicycle-friendly downtown for more than 10 years.

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Published July 30, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — As in-person events continue to return, the city of Southfield has teamed up with the city of Lathrup Village, the Lathrup Police Department, the Optimist Club of Southfield-Lathrup Village, Hope United Methodist Church, 411 Therapy and the Road Masters Vette Club to sponsor a Bike Safety Rodeo 9 a.m.-noon July 31 at Hope United Methodist Church.

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Published July 30, 2021

ROYAL OAK — As of press time, Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital doctors had conducted 13 studies so far using advanced brain imaging technology called MEG, or magnetoencephalography.

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Published July 17, 2021

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SOUTHFIELD/WEST BLOOMFIELD — Local residents living with dementia were welcomed back to the Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Program June 3 after the program was closed for over a year.

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Published July 9, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Just over a year ago, the world came to a halt.

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Published June 26, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — The elementary school students in the Grosse Pointe Public School System opened their hearts again this year to help the American Heart Association.

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Published June 25, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Elizabeth Mulvaine, an 18-year-old Shelby Township resident and graduate of Utica High School, was beyond excited when she heard that she was receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award for a project that she planned and put together to help those who feel isolated due to their sibling’s health challenges.

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Published June 23, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — The annual Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township 5K Pennant Race will return in September.

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Published June 23, 2021

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Police Department is partnering with a crisis services agency to help individuals suffering from mental health issues.

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Published June 21, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — An outdoor exercise facility is now open at Huffman Park, with more than 30 pieces of equipment, free for all to use, and community classes led by trained ambassadors planned for the future.

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Published June 12, 2021

ROYAL OAK — After a one-year absence, on May 22 Beaumont Health and its partners brought back the popular Bike Day program, which provides specially adapted bikes to children with special needs at no cost to their families.

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Published June 9, 2021

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP/BIRMINGHAM — In partnership with the Oakland County Health Network, the police departments of Bloomfield Township, Birmingham and Auburn Hills will soon launch a mental health embed that will employ a clinician to respond to mental health crises.

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Published May 27, 2021

METRO DETROIT — After being one of the first children to receive her first dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine at the Beaumont Service Center, in Southfield, Megan Sims, 13, now wants to advocate for other children her age to get vaccinated as well.

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Published May 26, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — Each fall, Birmingham urologist Michael Lutz hosts a huge expo with free disease screenings for metro Detroit men in need.

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Published May 23, 2021

ROSEVILLE — A new nonprofit recently opened its doors in Roseville, hoping to help those taking care of loved ones.

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Published May 14, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — It is easy to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in Macomb County.

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