Health & Fitness

Published January 30, 2018

TROY — The City Council, by consensus, chose not to opt in or out of allowing and regulating medical marijuana growing facilities, waiting instead to see what issues opt-in municipalities face later.

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Published January 30, 2018

TROY — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Muscular dystrophies are a group of diseases caused by defects in a person’s genes. Over time, this muscle weakness decreases mobility and makes the tasks of daily living difficult.”

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Published January 30, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Not all heroes wear capes. That’s the message Clinton Township Treasurer Paul Gieleghem and sponsors of the 19th annual Clinton Township Community Blood Drive want possible blood donors to know.

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Published January 26, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — As part of a week of community-based events, a couple of Detroit Pistons players visited Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital to do some yoga and to promote wellness. 

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Published January 23, 2018

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LANSING — The state of Michigan could potentially be seeing a lot of green in the not-too-distant future.

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Published January 22, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On Jan. 17, Henry Ford Health System announced it was implementing temporary visitor restrictions at its hospitals as a means of protecting patients, employees and visitors from the spread of the flu.

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Published January 12, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — More than 9 million adults in the United States consider suicide each year. In order to lessen that number, Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit is teaching people how to intervene and potentially save a life. 

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Published December 15, 2017

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Integrative medicine is a type of medical practice where patients are encouraged to take their health into their own hands.

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Published December 13, 2017

FARMINGTON — Sheri Hicks has the autoimmune disease scleroderma, which is a chronic connective tissue disease that is typically classified as an autoimmune rheumatic disease.

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Published December 8, 2017

HARPER WOODS — The town hall meeting to discuss the opioid crisis that was canceled Sept. 27 has been rescheduled.

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Published December 6, 2017

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township took a step toward opting in to new medical marijuana laws approved by the Michigan Legislature.

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Published November 16, 2017

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Alana Yaksich, a West Bloomfield resident, was an average 5-year-old on Feb. 1, 2003. She spent the day with her family, watching movies and eating ice cream alongside her brothers. 

That evening, Alana developed a high fever and was rushed to the hospital. Within hours, Alana died from swelling and injury to her brain due to flu complications. 

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Published November 6, 2017

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