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Parents Warned: Metro Detroit Student Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

Wayne County Health Director Ruta Sharangpani says whooping cough can be a stubborn disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

The 'Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery' bus is seen in Los Angeles. (credit: lupus.org)

‘Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery’ Bus Stops In Detroit

They’re raising awareness about an autoimmune disease that impacts millions of Americans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

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Race Horse Tests Positive For Equine Herpes Virus

The disease poses no harm to humans but can cause miscarriages, partial paralysis and death in horses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2013

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Viral Disease Has Killed 1,700 Deer Statewide

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2012

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Midland Boy With Rare Disorder Picked For Trials

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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Michigan Bats Survey: No Sign Of Killer Fungus

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2012

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Local Student Diagnosed With TB

Students and staff who are considered high risk for getting TB will undergo tuberculosis skins tests next week by the Wayne County Health Department.

04/16/2012

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Study: Weight Training Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

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MSU Using $5.8M Gates Grant On Africa Child Deaths

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

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Michigan Report Shows Decline In Chickenpox, Mumps

Michigan health officials say a preliminary report of disease case counts from 2011 indicates childhood vaccination programs are effective

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2012

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