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A Cure For Diabetes? Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte Testing Possible Permanent Fix

If it works as well in patients as it has in animals, it would amount to a cure, ending the need for frequent insulin injections and blood sugar testing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2016

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Skinny Jeans: Bad For Your Health?

Skinny jeans may be in style — but could they be bad for your health?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2015

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Report: 1 In 4 Michigan Hospitals Don’t Follow Proper Hand-Hygiene Practices

Have you ever asked your nurse or doctor if they have washed their hands? You might want to start.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2015

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‘Genes For Good’ Facebook App Lets Users Get In Touch With Their DNA

Participants can choose to do the profile only, but those who provide a saliva sample will get information on ancestry and their genetic profile.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2015

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Move Over Flu, There’s A New Sickness In Town: Norovirus

The flu virus is losing steam in metro Detroit, but another virus is on the rise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2015

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Get The Facts In Observance Of National Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week

You might see people wearing orange this week for National Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week. More than 2 million people suffer from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) around the world.

03/03/2015

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Wayne State Hosting FREE HealthCare-O-Rama Event This Weekend

A FREE healthcare fair is being held this weekend at Wayne State University to help young adults and other citizens get information needed to enroll in the federal health care program before the February deadline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2015

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How To Make Weightloss New Year’s Resolutions That Actually Work

If losing weight tops your list of New Year’s resolutions — you’re not alone. Here are some subtle changes to your diet that you can make today.

01/01/2015

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Obamacare Deadline: Just Hours Left To Sign Up For Coverage Beginning Jan. 1

The deadline has been extended a bit until Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 3 a.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2014

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Get Vaccinated, Health Officials Warn: Measles Is Back In Michigan

“In Michigan we have fewer kids than most states who are up to date on their vaccinations…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2014

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