Wayne County Health Director Ruta Sharangpani says whooping cough can be a stubborn disease.
They’re raising awareness about an autoimmune disease that impacts millions of Americans.
The disease poses no harm to humans but can cause miscarriages, partial paralysis and death in horses.
State wildlife officials say more than 1,700 white-tailed deer have been killed this summer by a disease affecting several counties in the southern half of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Only two dozen people have been selected to take part in the first round of human clinical trials for a rare genetic disorder known as Angelman syndrome, and an 8-year-old Midland boy is one of them.
A statewide survey of 60 bat wintering sites in Michigan found no sign of the fatal fungal disease white nose syndrome, according to a Department of Natural Resources report released this week.
Students and staff who are considered high risk for getting TB will undergo tuberculosis skins tests next week by the Wayne County Health Department.
New research suggests weight training for two years significantly improves the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease compared to other forms of exercise such as stretching and balance exercises.
Michigan State University says it’s using a $5.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to find the causes and seek to prevent the death of children from bacterial diseases in sub-Saharan Africa.
Michigan health officials say a preliminary report of disease case counts from 2011 indicates childhood vaccination programs are effective