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Caregiver Resource Guide

Latest Detroit Caregiver Resource Guide

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Report: Older Detroiters Dying Earlier

Some say a new report underscores the need for health care reform.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

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Guide: Do A Breast Self Exam

When is a lump in the breast not cause for concern? Many women would say never. However, there are times when benign (or non-threatening) fibrocystic changes occur within breast tissue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2012

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Your Child’s Development Milestones

If, by the time your baby reaches 8-to-10 weeks of age, he or she has not yet begun to react to loud noises, smile at you and others, follow movement, try to suck his or her fingers or push up when laying on his or her stomach – it’s recommended that you mention it to your physician.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

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At Work? A Quick Workout Can Do A Lot

If you’re someone who sits for hours at a time, how do you feel when you finally stand-up? Aches? Pain? Well, there is a way to curb those side effects with some easy, at work exercises that could qualify as a mini-cardio workout.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2012

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Recognizing Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension — it’s a disease which affects women four times more often than men. That’s according to Pulmonologist Ghulam Saydain at the Detroit Medical Center’s Detroit Receiving Hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2012

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Find Answers At The Area Agency On Aging

If you’re a senior citizen or someone caring for an older adult, many questions about where to find medical and other services can be answered by your local Area Agency on Aging office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

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Aging & Finances: Does Mom Or Dad Need Help?

People plan for retirement but they don’t plan for growing old. From AgingParents.com, click for “Ten Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help Handling Money”.

01/06/2012

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Safe Sleep Tips for Your Baby

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development offers a “Safe Sleep Top 10″; easy for parents and caregivers to follow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2011

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Screening Tool Helps Evalulate Risk For Alcohol Abuse

In the handbook “Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner’s Guide” a screening tool is offered along with ways to quickly determine a child’s risk for alcohol-related problems and interventions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011