Health & Fitness

Published April 20, 2021

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OAKLAND COUNTY— For older residents or those who speak English as a second language, securing a slot to get the COVID-19 vaccine can be quite the ordeal.

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Published April 15, 2021

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METRO DETROIT — Recovering from COVID-19 can be a long process, and health care officials are seeing a new need to support people through it.

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Published April 10, 2021

ROYAL OAK — Using a technique called precision medicine, researchers at Beaumont Health recently discovered a simple blood test that might provide an early prediction of Alzheimer’s disease in patients.

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Published April 10, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Terita McKenzie said her mother deserved a fighting chance. Now, she’s giving her one.

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Published April 9, 2021

ROYAL OAK — For the fifth year in a row, the Judson Center glows blue after dark in observance that April is Autism Awareness Month.

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Published April 7, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For more than two decades, the Friendship Circle has been a source of support for metro Detroit residents.

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Published April 7, 2021

METRO DETROIT — A year ago, when metro Detroit was just getting used to the COVID-19 virus being an everyday risk, we had just a small amount of information and a lot of worries.

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Published April 6, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — In February of 2020, shortly before COVID-19 nearly brought the world to its knees, the Sterling Heights Police Department partnered with a local nonprofit to tackle an existing epidemic that was sweeping the country.

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Published April 4, 2021

METRO DETROIT — April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Michigan State Police is joining with other law enforcement agencies to not only raise awareness about autism, but also include new calming bags in their patrol vehicles.

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Published March 26, 2021

FARMINGTON HILLS — While members of the community anxiously await the opening of The Hawk, the Farmington Hills Special Services Department is working on putting together a staff, including the newly hired Tim Suchan, who will serve as the city’s fitness coordinator.

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Published March 26, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities is taking the fight against opioid overdoses to the streets with free curbside Narcan training.

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Published March 26, 2021

DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE WOODS/MEMPHIS — Kayla Saelens always leads with her heart. The 12-year-old Memphis resident, a member of Girl Scout Troop No. 75062, likes to help other people — especially children.

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Published March 25, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Local seniors are invited to take place in a monthly virtual lecture administered by Mind University.

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Published March 23, 2021

TROY — A story shared on social media and a calling from a higher power are what led to a successful kidney transplant for Troy Athens High School graduate and Rochester Hills resident Leigh Leader, 31, who had been searching for a kidney donor.

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Published March 22, 2021

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BIRMINGHAM/WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Michigan Sports Legacy Conservancy recently elected two local residents as chairman and vice chairman on the organization’s board of directors.

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Published March 21, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Last month, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital became the first in the United States to surgically implant a “next-generation” deep brain stimulation system to help manage Parkinson’s disease symptoms.

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Published March 21, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Blood is a precious resource, and not one to take for granted, especially during a pandemic.

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Published March 17, 2021

METRO DETROIT — As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, gyms and fitness studios have had to get creative to sculpt their clients’ work-from-home physiques from a distance.

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Published March 12, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Keeping spirits up during the gloomy days of winter is hard enough. The isolation and litany of other issues that have come along with COVID-19 have made this particular winter hard on a lot of people.

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Published March 6, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Recipients said they felt lucky to have had the opportunity to be vaccinated, and city officials said they were pleased to offer peace of mind to the thousands that turned up at local COVID-19 vaccination clinics.

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