Children’s Hospital

Landon, 8, recovering from transverse myelitis.

8-Year-Old Paralyzed By Rare Disease Recovering Slowly

An eight-year-old Grosse Ile boy is still re-learning to walk after he was paralyzed by a rare disease. Landon Johnson couldn’t walk after the antibodies his body created to fight a common childhood virus began attacking his spine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2012

Burns covered eight percent of 20-month-old Zoe's body after a home-cooking accident.

Burned Toddler Recovers In Time To Go Home For Holidays

After a tragic home-cooking accident left her severely burned, a Macomb Township toddler is leaving DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan just in time for the holidays.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2011

University of Michigan Hospital (University of Michigan photo)

UM Women’s, Children’s Hospitals Complete Move

As the last patient cleared a designated 800-foot patient pathway, staff, faculty and volunteers broke into cheers, tears and many, many hugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2011

New electro-physiology room at new U-of-M C.S. Mott Children's Hosp. (WWJ: Pat Sweeting)

Mott Children’s Hospital In Ann Arbor To Celebrate Opening

A new state of the art hospital in Ann Arbor will celebrate their opening and incorporate a high tech football star on Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011

Landon, 8, recovering from transverse myelitis.

Rare Disease Temporarily Paralyzes 8-Year-Old

Landon’s doctor says he developed Transverse Myelitis … a condition where the antibodies produced to fight one illness, even the common cold, turn on the body and attack the spine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011


New Program Aims To Prevent Infant Deaths In Detroit

Detroit, which has an infant mortality rate of 16 deaths per live birth, is targeted in a new program aimed at preventing infant deaths.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011

Awards and Certifications From May 17

The latest awards, prizes and industry certifications won by Michigan’s technology-focused institutions, companies and people

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2011

Fatal Fire In St. Clair County

Fire In Casco Township kills 30-year-old woman and infant, injures two other children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011

Maryanne Godboldo. (WWJ Photo: Stephanie Davis, file)

Standoff Daughter Allegedly Sexually Assaulted While In State Care

Supporters of a Detroit mother accused of firing a shot at Child Protective Services workers and then holding police at bay for 12 hours say her 13-year-old daughter has been taken to the hospital and may have been sexually assaulted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011

Local Doc Warns Of Rise In Scarlet Fever

First, a rise in strep throat cases. Now, a local doctor warns of more and more cases of scarlet fever.