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Wellness

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St. Mary Mercy Livonia: A Leader In Senior Care

The state of Michigan’s first Senior Emergency Room is about to celebrate its first anniversary. St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia opened a Senior ER in July 2010, answering the needs of an aging population and enhancing their care experience.

06/09/2011

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Joslin Diabetes Center at Providence: Helping diabetics live longer, healthier lives

Diabetes is the fifth deadliest disease in the United States and, while death rates from heart disease, stroke and cancer have declined, deaths associated with diabetes have risen 45 percent since 1987.

05/23/2011

L) Dr. Michael Schey and staff member. (Credit: WWJ's Pat Sweeting)

Doctor: For Shoes, Choose Fit Over Fashion

Too often when we shop for shoes, fashion wins out over fit and function. Dr. Michael Schey says that’s a habit we need to break.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2011

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Botsford Hospital Offers Free Cancer Screening

Botsford Hospital Cancer Center will offer FREE colorectal cancer screening this Saturday.

03/26/2011

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Doctors: Don’t Ignore Your Immunizations

If you have a compromised immune system and are getting into the later years of life, it’s strongly recommended that immunization against influenza be obtained every fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011

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Free Prostate Cancer Screening In Ferndale

More than 200,000 men in the U.S. were diagnosed with prostate cancer last year. Yet men who are most at risk sometimes do not realize the need for regular screenings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2011

Local Clinics Offer Services To Uninsured

WWJ’s Pat Sweeting reports that dozens of clinics, spread out over Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair Counties, now offer medical services to the uninsured.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2011

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Shovel Safely: Don’t Let Snow Be A Pain

Everyone loves a clear path to the house — but don’t overdo it. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network recommend that you keep heart health in mind and go slowly when clearing snow from driveways […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2010

Study Looks At Testosterone Replacement

Does declining testosterone level impact a man’s physical health and will testosterone therapy help? Those are questions researchers at twelve sites around the country are trying to answer.

07/16/2010

Health Officials: Be Smart, Get Screened

Pat Sweeting Reporting   Are you a man over age 50? There are certain screening exams about which you should talk to your doctor. Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggest that if […]

06/10/2010