Health & Fitness

Published March 10, 2020

METRO DETROIT — At the age of 71, John Blakowski is arguably in the best shape of his life. He shows no signs of slowing down, especially during retirement.

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Published March 6, 2020

PONTIAC — A local man believes that his friend’s company is onto something special with a product that combines CBD and clover honey for a tasty, therapeutic snack.

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Published March 4, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The theme of the night was “Teen drug trends: alcohol, marijuana and vaping.”

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Published March 4, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, or NKFM, is raising awareness about the increased risk of diabetes and kidney disease in African Americans, and the importance of lifestyle changes to prevent or manage these health issues.

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Published March 3, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — Prior to 2018, all 45-year-old Farmington Hills resident Darryl Filban has known throughout his life were the aches and pains of being overweight.

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Published March 3, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — In the middle of the afternoon Feb. 12 in Clinton Township, at the headquarters of Families Against Narcotics, nine people stood at easels and jotted down the first words that came to their minds regarding drug and alcohol addiction, mental health, and being in recovery.

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Published March 2, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Dr. Russell Faust, the medical director of the Oakland County Health Division, believes the media is blowing the potential COVID-19 pandemic out of proportion. 

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Published February 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Faith Agauas, 65, of Sterling Heights, is using March as MS Awareness Month to share her personal story and experiences with the medical condition.

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Published February 28, 2020

WARREN — Hand-sanitizing stations. Protective masks and gloves. Public service announcements about steps you can take to protect yourself, your family and your neighbors.

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Published February 28, 2020

METRO DETROIT — While having a new baby can be one of the happiest times in a person’s life, many new mothers suffer in often unseen ways as a result of postpartum depression.

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Published February 19, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Although, at press time, there were no confirmed cases of the coronavirus from Wuhan, China, in Michigan, city leaders are still taking precautions to prevent the spread of the disease.

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Published February 17, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — At 907 square miles, Oakland County isn’t as big as some of our rural neighbors to the north.

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Published February 17, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Singer-songwriter Raye Williams, of Clawson, at 30 years of age already has a wild life story, from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs.

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Published February 14, 2020

DETROIT — The newest Families Against Narcotics chapter recently was launched in Michigan’s biggest city.

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Published February 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — People who experience a drug overdose in Sterling Heights will have a new option to get help, thanks to a partnership among police and an antidrug nonprofit.

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Published February 5, 2020

METRO DETROIT — It’s that time of year again when people set out to become healthier individuals. Some head straight to the gym, while others take on 30-day diet challenges or try to eat better in general.

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Published January 28, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Since the state’s new lead and copper rule has made it mandatory for St. Clair Shores to replace private lead water service lines, the city has now begun a pilot replacement program to replace the lines in some affected homes this year.

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Published January 27, 2020

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CLINTON/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Eric Koselansky is one of several people recovering from addiction featured in the annual Faces of Recovery calendar.

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Published January 24, 2020

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ST. CLAIR SHORES/ROCHESTER/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Health officials in Macomb and Oakland counties, and members of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, are working to determine the health status of patients who were in close contact with a healthcare associate at Lakeview Pediatrics and Ascension Medical Group Michigan locations in Macomb Township, Rochester and St. Clair Shores over the past nine months after the associate was recently diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB).

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Published January 21, 2020

ROCHESTER — Seniors who want to switch up their fitness routines in the new year can head to the new outdoor adult fitness center at the Older Persons’ Commission.

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