Health & Fitness

Published May 8, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — For those looking to make the move into the medical field, Oakland County has made it easier with a free apprenticeship program.

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Published May 1, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — During the heart-rending sadness of a funeral eulogy for his son, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson was struck by a comment from a relative. “He said to live life the Brooksie way,” Patterson said. The annual Brooksie Way half-marathon race, to be held this year on Sept. 23, is named for Patterson’s son, Brooks Stuart Patterson, known as Brooksie, who died in a snowmobile accident. “That’s the genesis of the name,” Patterson said.

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Published April 25, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On April 25, Royal Oak High School Principal Michael Giromini sent out an email to the Royal Oak High School community stating that a student at the high school had been diagnosed with a case of hepatitis A.

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Published April 24, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — After a year of shadowing at the hospital, a group of high school students are set take on the world of medicine.

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Published April 24, 2018

ROYAL OAK — As part of a new community outreach series, the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak held a community conversation about the opioid epidemic sweeping through the state April 11.

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Published April 24, 2018

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Last September, 90 folks of all ages took to the safety paths that wrap around the township campus.

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Published April 23, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — In addition to the numerous opportunities for youth to participate in recreational sports activities — or to train — new facilities have descended on Farmington Hills in hopes of encouraging children to kick, shoot or pitch a ball that much better.

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Published April 19, 2018

A skunk was recently discovered with a confirmed case of rabies in the city, said officials with the Oakland County Health Division.

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Published April 18, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — A handful of local and elected officials offered insight into the ongoing opioid crisis wreaking havoc across the nation. 

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Published April 18, 2018

The Roseville Police Department announced that American House East II, 18760 13 Mile Road, will be a second drop-off site in addition to the Police Department for the National Drug Take Back initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28. 

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Published April 18, 2018

WARREN — A confirmed case of hepatitis A in a food service worker at the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Warren resulted in an inspection by the Macomb County Health Department, which issued a statement and cleared the restaurant to reopen April 17.

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Published April 13, 2018

NOVI/METRO DETROIT — VegMichigan Vice President Tom Progar has experienced various shades of green.

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Published April 10, 2018

DETROIT — St. John Hospital and Medical Center at Moross Road and Mack Avenue recently became a Level I trauma center to treat patients with the most severe forms of trauma injuries.

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Published April 5, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — Now in its eighth year, the McLaren Let’s Move Festival of Races has become a familiar sight in downtown Mount Clemens.

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Published April 3, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Using electronic devices that look like everyday items, teens across metro Detroit are ingesting and exhaling nearly undetectable vapors in school bathrooms, hallways, and even during class, right in front of their teachers.

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Published April 2, 2018

METRO DETROIT — The Michigan mental health system is perceived as being in disarray, with massively fluctuating state and local budgets impacting the work of minimum wage workers.

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Published April 2, 2018

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TROY — Staff gave the Easter Bunny a thumbs-up and took breaks from their duties in the pediatric and neonatal wards to pose for a photo at Beaumont Hospital, Troy, the morning of March 29.

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Published April 2, 2018

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SOUTHFIELD — As opioid-related deaths continue to rise in the U.S., local officials are hosting a town hall on the national crisis this month.

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Published March 26, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Last September, a donor expressed her generosity toward Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals in the form of the Ekso GT — wearable robotic exoskeleton used for rehabilitation.

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Published March 22, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital has been verified as a Level III Trauma Center. 

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