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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

Medicare Enrollment Begins Early This Year

If you need to sign-up for Medicare Part D, you better get moving. Enrollment began early this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011

No More Paper Checks For Federal Benefits

The federal government will begin making all benefits payments either directly to a bank or credit union account or to a special debit card.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

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Can A Daily Dose Of Potatoes Help Your Heart?

A new study finds a couple of servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure for the hypertensive obese.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2011

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RiverWalkers Club Welcomes 60+ Crowd

They arrive by the hundreds to stroll the Detroit Riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2011

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Area Agency On Aging Offers Senior Solution Guide

As you age, there are times when you’re looking for a program or a specialist to aid in the care of a disabled loved one or yourself. Fortunately, there is a source for that type of information that’s as close as the Detroit Area Agency on Aging’s “Senior Solution Resource Guide for Seniors and Caregivers.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011

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Report Examines State Of Nursing Home Care In Detroit

One Detroit nursing home closes each year. That’s among the findings of a new report out this week by the The Detroit Area Agency on Aging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011

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Safe Food Handling Tips For Summer Meals

It’s important to remember to handle food safely when preparing your meals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2011

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Legislation Aims To Curb Elder Abuse In Michigan

Citing the abuse of an estimated 80,000 Michigan senior citizens, the state Senate today introduced a series of bills that would toughen the penalties for those convicted of committing fraud on the elderly.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2011

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