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Environmental Activist Will Be ‘Dumpster Diving For A Cause’ In Detroit

Rob Greenfield will make a stop in Detroit as he bikes 1,500 miles eating only food he finds in dumpsters.

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Michigan & The Affordable Care Act

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‘Michigan Matters’ Health Focus: Actor Billy Baldwin Comes To Motor City To Join Army Fighting War On Cancer

By Carol Cain CBS Detroit Actor Billy Baldwin recently visited the Motor City to help a firm working on a new device intended to make diagnosing breast cancer easier and talked about how the disease [...]

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Michigan Schools Train For Laws Requiring EpiPens

Gov. Rick Snyder last year signed laws requiring schools to have two epinephrine devices and ensure at least two staff members are trained to use them.

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Doctor Explains Potential Dangers Of ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge”

Everyone from George W. Bush to Kermit The Frog is doing it.

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Researchers: Young Women Who Read ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ More Likely To Be Abused, Binge Drink

The study is one of the first to investigate the relationship between health risks and reading popular fiction depicting violence against women.

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Facing Cancer Risk, 20-Year-Old EMU Student Chooses Double Mastectomy

Kelly Rothe’ doctors said she had an 87 percent risk of developing breast cancer.

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“This Is Fresh Water And We Need To Protect It,” Says Senator About Radioactive Dumping In Michigan Landfills

The bill would strengthen Michigan’s regulations regarding the disposal of radioactive drilling wastes to be in line with other Great Lakes states.

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West Nile Virus Detected In Hawk, Oakland County Residents Cautioned To Take Preventive Measures

Residents in Oakland County are being urged to protect themselves against the West Nile virus after it was found in a dead hawk.

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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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