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Featured Articles

Which Diet Works Best For Weight Loss? Researchers Take A Look

Researchers analyzed nearly 50 clinical trials of branded diets…

09/02/2014

Study: Any Amount Of Daily Running Could Add Up To Three Years On Your Life

Compared with non-runners, runners had a 30 percent lower risk of death from all causes and a 45 percent lower risk of death from heart disease or stroke.

07/28/2014

Could ‘Gastric Bypass Hypnosis’ Help You Lose Weight Without Surgery?

“It was so real to me that I actually smelled the operating room…”

07/18/2014

FDA Warns Parents Of Teething Infants To Avoid Gel Medications

It’s supposed to help make teething easier for babies, but there’s a new warning about for parents about a common remedy.

07/18/2014

Where Do Michigan’s Hospitals Rank Among The Nation’s Best?

U.S. News and World Report is out with its annual ranking of America’s best hospitals.

07/15/2014

World Cup Renews Attention To Soccer Injuries, Concussions

Beaumont Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph Guettler says as children enter sports earlier, the odds for serious injury rises, especially for girls.

07/09/2014

Tried Meditation? Just 25 Minutes A Day May Relieve Stress

New research finds an almost instant way to short-circuit stress.

07/07/2014

St. John Providence Breaks Language Barriers With 24/7 Video Medical Interpreters

Rushing to the ER at 3 a.m. on a Sunday because something is really wrong is already stressful. But imagine getting there and no one speaks your language.

07/02/2014

Doctors: Watching World Cup Ups Risk Of Heart Attack For Some

The tense competition may be more than some fans can handle.

07/01/2014

Actress Jane Seymour Brings Message Of Wellness To Michigan

Famous for her 1990s role as “Doctor Quinn: Medicine Woman”, she’s a very fit grandma at age 63…

06/24/2014

Metro Detroit Dad Undergoes Life-Changing Surgery

Lowry had gained about a 100 pounds and a serious smoking habit in the five years since taking his desk job.

06/13/2014

Older Men, Not Just Teen Girls, At Higher Risk For Skin Cancer

It may seem like all the warnings about skin cancer are aimed at teen girls, but America’s dermatologists say there’s another group at high risk for deadly melanoma.

06/12/2014

Student Still In Med School Making Difference In Fight Against Stroke

Hanke’s findings could lead to the development of a simple blood test to help identify high-risk patients before stroke happens.

06/06/2014

More And More Americans Regretting Tattoos, Removal On The Rise

Some dermatologists say we may just be seeing the tip of the removal iceberg.

06/02/2014

Study: It’s Quality Over Quantity When It Comes To Exercise

Researchers asked all the volunteers to consume the same amount of protein – 60 grams a day – but put them on different exercise programs for 16 weeks.

06/02/2014

How Spiteful Are You? Take The Quiz

It’s a darker personality trait most of us probably wouldn’t admit to, but Oakland University researchers are taking a closer look at the role spitefulness plays in our lives.

05/30/2014

Tips: Avoid Potentially Deadly Mosquito And Tick Bites This Season

Last year, 36 people got sick and two died from West Nile Virus,

05/23/2014

BCBS Of Michigan Recognized As Leader In Workplace Wellness

Would you try a treadmill desk? More and more metro Detroit companies are going the distance to make workplace wellness a part of their corporate culture.

05/22/2014

Study: Chemicals In Soaps, Toys, Sunscreens May Inhibit Sperm

They’re chemicals found in everyday products — but new research says they may have a harmful effect on fertility.

05/12/2014

Bound And Determined To Fight Arthritis, 12-Year-Old Walks For Cure

Until there are better treatments or a cure for arthritis, about 300,000 kids and millions of adults have to keep living with progressive joint deterioration and pain …

05/06/2014

‘Walk The Riverfront Wednesdays’ Kicks Off May 7

There’s a new plan to encourage physical fitness and healthy living along Detroit’s Riverfront.

05/02/2014

Media Exposure … How Much Is Too Much For Preschoolers?

The results of this new poll find most parents are doing something to limit screen time.

04/29/2014

Kidney, Liver Function Could Be Determined By Urine Color

If your urine is dark brown in color or foams every time you use the bathroom, see your doctor to rule out possible liver or kidney problems.

04/29/2014

Autism: Celebrating Lives And Fulfilling Potential

The seventh annual Living with Autism Expo was all about helping people on the spectrum reach their full potential.

04/25/2014

Easter Egg Safety Tips

You wouldn’t make a sandwich, hide it in the backyard for hours, and then go back and eat it later.

04/18/2014

Study: Schools’ Chocolate Milk Bans May Backfire

Researchers say removing the popular drink from school cafeterias may have negative consequences.

04/16/2014

Study: Sun Exposure Could Improve Mobility Among Severely Obese

A new study finds low levels of the “sunshine vitamin” could be keeping some people on the couch.

04/15/2014

Statistics Show Breast Lifts Growing More Popular Than Implants

A growing number of women are opting for breast lifts as opposed to implants.

03/31/2014

Trinity Community Care Offering Medical, Dental, Spiritual Support For Those In Need

Trinity Community Care, is a non-profit free health clinic offering primary medical and dental care, along with social and spiritual support to those who need it most.

03/29/2014

Enrollment Help Available With 3 Days To Go Til Obamacare Deadline

The clock is ticking for most people looking to register for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

03/28/2014

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