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The 40/70 Connection For Conversation About Aging

Often there is a noticeable gap between the wishes of the senior parents and their children.

Health Reform

Michigan & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Prize-Winning U-M Researchers: Use Pork To Stop Nosebleeds

There’s some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives’ tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.

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Targeting Children, First Three Cases Of ‘EV-68′ Respiratory Illness Reported In Michigan

CDC officials said that 160 lab-confirmed cases of enterovirus-68 were reported in 22 states across the country, with three cases announced in Michigan.

Two wasps have plunged into a glass of honey. These insects, who have a venomous stinger, spread out in summer. (Photo credit  MICHAEL URBAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Yellow Jackets Get Cranky Defending The Queen

Yellow jackets will be especially aggressive if you’re near their nest, or if you have certain types of food such as sweets and meat.

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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

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Viral Illness Puts The Breaks On Hospital Visitation For Those Under 18

An increase in the number of young children with viral respiratory illnesses has led Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit to temporarily revise it’s patient visitation guidelines.

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Local Epidemiologist Speaks To Danger Of Ebola Threat In U.S.

“Ebola, frankly does not … travel all that easily or that quickly,” said Dr. Howard Markel.

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Scio Residents Fear Oil Drilling In Township Could Contaminate Their Drinking Water

It’s a debate raging in Washtenaw County … to drill or not to drill?

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Creative Expression, Purpose Keys To Healing One Year After Boston Marathon Bombings

Part of healing and part of recovery is healing from that disruption …

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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