Health & Fitness

Published September 8, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — With many competitive races canceled this year due to COVID-19, many avid runners have been left in the dust. Organizers of the 13th annual McLaren Brooksie Way, however, have found a creative solution, allowing runners to pick their favorite course, day and time to participate.

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Published September 3, 2020

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MACOMB COUTY — Outside a Sterling Heights church, a lifesaving treatment was recently offered for people at risk of experiencing an opioid overdose.

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Published August 21, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Police Department is teaming up with Fraser-based nonprofit Families Against Narcotics for a new program called the Quick Response Team.

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Published August 21, 2020

ROSEVILLE — Getting together while maintaining social distancing guidelines can be tough. Doing so while staying healthy can be even tougher.

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Published August 11, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — At the beginning of June and in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oakland County Health Division announced that it was rescinding an emergency health order that had closed down all outdoor playground equipment for children in the county.

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Published August 7, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is taking its caregiver class, the Powerful Tools for Caregivers program, and hosting it online so those caring for a sick loved one can still learn despite the pandemic.

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Published August 7, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Thanks to a donation from a local health care provider, Veterans Memorial Park will soon sport new fitness equipment to help residents stay in shape.

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Published August 5, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Multiple Powerhouse Gym locations have opted to remain open, including the one on Haggerty Road in West Bloomfield.

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Published July 28, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Public Library has put its 3D printers to use to create face shields for local health care workers, senior centers and community members.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP —  A group of five bills that were signed into state law by the governor June 25 are intended to remove barriers and improve access to health care via telemedicine.

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Published July 6, 2020

FRASER — CARE of Southeastern Michigan has a new president and CEO — Susan Styf.

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Published July 6, 2020

METRO DETROIT — A tumultuous period for local and national hospitals, such as Henry Ford Health System, has been learned from and is being used to advance in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published June 23, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — For the past nine months, Farmington Hills parents Bill and Megan Ormerod have been faced with a burden no parent should have to bear.

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Published June 23, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Former Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety officer Steve Kwiatkowski was less than a year shy of getting a full 25-year pension when an on-the-job injury in 2010 forced him to retire in 2013. Now, besides taking home a reduced pension, he and his fellow retirees are getting socked with substantially higher costs for the health care they depend on.

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Published June 23, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A long workday or some stressful events can take a toll on your body and your mind. Why not take some time for yourself and get out of the house and into some fresh air?

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Published June 19, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In the summer of 2017, Andrew Tobin began getting awful headaches.

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Published June 18, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD —  The fight against Alzheimer’s disease is one that goes back many years, and although there is still no cure, many people are still actively involved in trying to make a difference.

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Published June 5, 2020

CENTER LINE — Being the first at anything often comes with a special responsibility, and that’s not lost on attorney Nick Hannawa, co-founder of Clinic Cannabis Co., Center Line’s first medical marijuana dispensary.

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Published June 3, 2020

DETROIT — The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t stopping the American Heart Association’s Metro Detroit Heart Walk from promoting healthy living and getting helpful information to the public.

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Published May 26, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Last week, the Oakland County Health Division announced it would expand its drive-thru testing services for all Oakland County residents, symptomatic or not.

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