Health & Fitness

Published October 7, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — On Oct. 2, a statewide ban on flavored vaping products went into effect, following a two-week compliance period that began Sept. 18.

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Published October 7, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The Oakland County Health Division has postponed its public flu vaccination program due to a delay in shipment from the vaccine manufacturer.

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Published October 1, 2019

FARMINGTON — A Farmington-based doctor charged with health care fraud waived her preliminary examination Sept. 23, sending her case to Ingham County Circuit Court.

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Published September 24, 2019

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A local coalition fully supports Michigan’s vaping ban.

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Published September 24, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Health officials are reminding people to protect themselves from mosquito bites this fall after seeing an increase in Eastern equine encephalitis, a rare and deadly virus spread by mosquitoes.

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Published September 24, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — In an effort to help students with anxiety and open up discussion about its impact on kids, the film “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” is coming to Parcells Middle School,  20600 Mack Ave. in Grosse Pointe Woods.

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Published September 20, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Huron-Clinton Metroparks and the Macomb County Health Department have a similar goal: to encourage local families to get fit and healthy outdoors.

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Published September 20, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Local health officials have announced a confirmed case of rabies in a skunk in Southfield. 

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Published September 17, 2019

METRO DETROIT — October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and organizations that aid those who are suffering or have suffered unsafe and unhealthy home environments are reaching out to educate more people about the realities of abuse.

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Published September 17, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Dr. Michael Lutz is a urologist. He has, unfortunately, seen lots of cases of prostate cancer in his day.

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Published September 16, 2019

MACOMB COUNTY —The dozens of pairs of shoes on display at Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren the week of Sept. 8 came with a somber story.

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Published September 10, 2019

FARMINGTON — After spending the last three years at Madonna University, VegMichigan’s free vegan festival has found a new, “hopefully permanent,” home at downtown Farmington’s Riley Park Sundquist Pavilion, said group President Tom Progar.

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Published September 10, 2019

METRO DETROIT — A new study conducted by Michigan State University media and information professor Keith Hampton found that social media can improve a person’s mental health over time. 

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Published September 4, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Aug. 26, in partnership with HAVEN, a private patient examination room came online exclusively for victims of sexual assault in the Emergency & Trauma Center at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak.

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Published September 4, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Suicide is a topic that affects millions of families and can be one that people do not want to talk about. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is working to change that.

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Published August 29, 2019

We’ve all done it: thrown out that cucumber or head of lettuce that sat, forgotten, at the back of the refrigerator until it was past its prime. 

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Published August 29, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — An annual tradition that brings senior health front and center is adding another year to its history in Sterling Heights.

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Published August 29, 2019

WARREN — The relationship between what you eat and how you feel will be the subject of a new series of events at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren beginning Sept. 21.

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Published August 27, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Megan Ritz remembers when her hair fell out. She told herself it wasn’t permanent.

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Published August 27, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — The seventh annual Ride 4 Recovery bike trek will take place Sunday, Sept. 29, on the Macomb Orchard Trail in Richmond.

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