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Report: Michigan Is Fifth Most Obese State

Michigan comes in at number five on a new list of states with the highest obesity rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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Study: 8 Percent Of Teens Thought About Suicide

Some frightening statistics have been released by the Centers for Disease Control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2012

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Doctors Urge Immunizations For Michigan Children

The largest measles outbreak in the U.S. in more than a decade has made it all the more important for children in Michigan to get immunized against the potentially fatal disease, the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians said Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

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UM Prof Gets Grant To Boost Breast Cancer Screening

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded a three-year, $900,000 grant to a University of Michigan School of Nursing-led multidisciplinary team that will develop methods to increase cancer screening by young breast cancer survivors and their high-risk female relatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

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Report: Current Flu Activity Is Low; Outlook For Vaccine Is Good

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the initial “FluView” report for the U.S. 2011–2012 flu season with the message that flu activity is currently low, making this the perfect time to get vaccinated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

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Poll: One Out Of Three Adults Won’t Get Flu Shot

One out of three U.S. adults plan to skip their flu shot this year, according to an Opinion Research/Select Medical telephone poll.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

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CDC: Uneven Declines In Coronary Heart Disease By State, Ethnicity

According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control, the highest rates of self–reported coronary heart disease are among older adults aged 65 and over, and American Indians/Alaskan Natives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

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Report: Binge Drinking Is Costly To Society

A report out this week says for excessive binge drinking, the cost to society works out to about $2 per drink — beyond what it costs to actually buy the alcohol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011

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CDC: Lung Cancer Rates Decline Nationwide

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a continuing decline in lung cancer rates among men, and a promising decline among women.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011

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