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Featured Articles

Metro Detroit Businesses Working To Become More Fit-Friendly

As health care costs continue to increase, more companies are looking for ways to slash those expenses and help employees live healthier lives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

Study Links Environmental Toxins As Risk Factor For Autism

There’s more evidence environmental pollution might be a risk factor for autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

Study: Getting Married May Be Good For Your Heart

Married women are less likely to die from heart disease than single women, according to a new British study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

Study: Your Mood On Social Media May Be Contagious

Researchers analyzed over one billion status updates among more than 100 million Facebook users.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

Wayne County Hosts 3 Health Care Enrollment Events In March

With less than three weeks to go before the Obamacare sign-up deadline, the government is making a big push to get people enrolled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2014

‘Giant Colon’ On Tour Across Metro Detroit

Metro Detroiters are getting a larger than life lesson in how to prevent America’s second leading cancer killer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

Study: When It Comes To Pain, Don’t Think About It

They found when patients anticipated the painful pulse, a brain area called the insular cortex increased its activity and that predicted the extent and intensity of the pain reaction.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

E-Cigarette Use Getting Younger, More Expansive

E-cigarettes are not regulated like traditional tobacco, and the state legislature is considering whether or not these should be exempt from existing tobacco legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

Enjoying Your Paczki Day? Eating One Is Like A Handful Of Crisco

Metro Detroiters are indulging Paczki. How much fat is there in a paczek?

03/04/2014

Rosie O’Donnell Reveals She Underwent Weight Loss Surgery

The former talk show host, for the first time, talked about her gastric sleeve operation, at an event in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

Saturday Is ‘National Youth Enrollment Day’ For Health Insurance

“Young folks can come in, talk to experts, explore their options, talk about the value of owning a health insurance plan.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Study: Cold Climate May Make You Fat

It’s yet another reason to dislike the cold if you don’t already.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

5 Important Health Numbers You Need To Know

When it comes to your health, do you know the numbers that matter most?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

Detroit Offering TB Tests After Exposure Scare

Detroit health officials are working to reassure residents in the wake of a tuberculosis scare last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

Death Of Philip Seymour Hoffman Puts Spotlight On Addiction

WWJ Health Reporter Sean Lee spoke with a local addiction specialist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2014

Study Says Experience, Not Age, Is Why Our Brains Slow Down

Getting older is usually associated with losing brain power — but a new study says that may not be the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2014

Health Insurance Limbo For Many Consumers Under Affordable Care Act

Today is another big deadline for Americans enrolling for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Some consumers say they’re signed up, but still don’t have any proof they’re covered.

01/15/2014

‘Female Viagra’ That Also Reduces Appetite Could Be Available Next Year

The drug is undergoing clinical trials, and could be on the market soon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2014

Study: Baby Wipes May Cause Rashes

Health researchers are out with a new warning about a popular product parents and millions of other Americans use.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2014

Friendship Circle Joins With I-9 Inclusion Sports For Team-Building Opportunity

Kids with special needs often end up on the sidelines when it comes to organized sports, but a metro Detroit non-profit is working to change that.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2014

DMC Launches ‘Path To Health’ Campaign

Detroit’s biggest health system kicks off a new campaign to help people get signed up for Obamacare.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2014

General Mills Backs Off Use Of Genetically Modified Ingredients In Cheerios

Cereal maker General Mills said it’s stopped using genetically modified ingredients in Cheerios says WWJ Health Reporter Sean Lee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2014

The Affordable Care Act: What’s In It For You?

Even if you’re not enrolling in new coverage under Obamacare, the health law has some benefits that will kick in for 2014 that you may not know about.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2013

FDA Raises Safety Concerns About Antibacterial Soaps

They’re supposed to do a better job of killing germs, but is there a benefit to antibacterial soaps?

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2013

Study: Sleep Apnea Treatment Improves Golf Performance

Golfers are always looking for a way to improve their game — but this one also has some serious health benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2013

Grass Feed Cows Producing Healthier Milk Says New Research

The researchers attribute the difference to organically-raised cattle eating more grass and greens instead of processed grain feed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

Doctor: Smoking Pot May Cause ‘Man Boobs’

It sounds kind of out there, but a metro Detroit plastic surgeon says it’s possible.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2013

Objective Obamacare Info: Oakwood Hospital Hosts Seminars

The deadline to enroll for 2014 coverage is December 23.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2013

FDA Warns That Recalled Defibrillators May Fail In Emergencies

They’re supposed to make the difference in cases of life and death, but the government says certain heart devices may fail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Study Reports Substance Abuse Among Some Doctors On The Rise

It’s a serious public health problem, but when doctors abuse drugs, it can also put patients at risk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2013

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