Health & Fitness

Published July 12, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Highlighting the fact that caregivers are at a greater risk for health problems because of the stress they carry with them from taking care of their elderly relatives, the Area Agency on Aging 1-B is presenting a caregiving survival seminar July 19 at the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center, 20100 Stephens St.

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Published July 12, 2019

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Fire Department has real heart — and that’s according to the American Heart Association.

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Published July 12, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council is raising awareness for those with dementia and their caregivers, making Madison Heights what the Michigan Dementia Coalition calls a “dementia-friendly community.”  

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Published July 9, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Beaumont researchers are inviting cancer patients who smoke and their family members who smoke to join a pilot smoking-cessation study. Data from the study will be used to develop a smoking termination program.

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Published July 5, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County health officials are reminding residents to protect themselves from West Nile virus after activity was confirmed in Oakland, Saginaw and Kalamazoo counties.

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Published June 28, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — When Jessica Goldberg created the Sib4Sib program — which supports youth siblings of people who suffer with mental health — she did so simply out of her own necessity after not finding a single support group specifically for siblings.

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Published June 21, 2019

WARREN — “Sit with your legs crossed. Our hands are rested on our knees. Close your eyes. Relax your face. Set aside your day. Let’s slip inside the sanctuary of ourselves, where it’s peaceful, where it’s quiet.”

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Published June 17, 2019

PONTIAC — Oakland County health officials urge protection against mosquitoes after a mosquito in Pontiac tested positive for West Nile virus.

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Published June 14, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Keith Hanson remembers what it was like to grow up in Sterling Heights and join the Parks and Recreation Department programs as a child more than four decades ago.

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Published June 12, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — After wreaking havoc on the metro Detroit area this spring, the Michigan measles outbreak has ended, officials from the Oakland County Health Division announced recently.

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Published June 12, 2019

METRO DETROIT — If you’re moving soon, don’t even think about asking Tina Iulianelli or Amy Anderson to help haul your stuff. Their cars’ trunks are filled to the brim with yoga mats, blocks and resistance bands.

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Published May 24, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Pregnancy is a joyous time of expectation. But Sterling Heights resident Tiffany Polisena discovered a terrifying surprise soon after she became pregnant with her second child in 2016.

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Published May 22, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — An emergency or accident victim can bleed to death in less than 10 minutes after a major injury, according to Oakland University officials. “Time is of the essence,” Darcy Leutzinger said May 16 at OU. Leutzinger is the president of Premier Safety Group, which was ired by OU officials to train students and staffers in emergency bleeding control.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 17, developers, business leaders, city officials and ironworkers gathered for the “topping off” of the six-story Henry Ford Health System medical outpatient center on what used to be the Royal Oak City Hall parking lot.

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Published May 21, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Henry Ford physical therapist Jim Tavrazich said it’s time to take a stand against too much sitting. “It is a problem,” said Tavrazich, the supervisor for Henry Ford Medical Center Rehabilitation Services in Southfield, and Henry Ford Medical Center Rehabilitation Services and Athletic Medicine in Novi.

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Published May 20, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Stephanie Gibson, a Shelby Township resident, recently received an award for her compassion and determination to make hospital visits as comfortable as possible during a vulnerable time for patients.

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Published May 20, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township resident was recognized recently for her work dedicated to helping stroke survivors as a nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Troy.

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Published May 20, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Heather Hall has fought three bouts of cancer, and she doesn’t want anyone else to experience what she has gone through. “Being diagnosed at 21 years old, I was a senior at Central Michigan University when I was diagnosed with bone cancer,” she said. “I underwent a 13-month chemotherapy (session) and surgery that replaced my femur with a titanium rod.

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Published May 17, 2019

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MOUNT CLEMENS/CLINTON TOWNSHIP/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — “We are a social group with a running problem.” Those are the words of Jason Davidson, one of the organizers of the Macomb County-centric group City Sneakers — a walking/running club bred from participants’ longing to find support, motivation, encouragement, accountability and friendship in others who share the same lifestyle hobbies.

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Published May 8, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Before mosquito season is in full swing, the city is taking measures to thwart diseases spread by the insects.

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