Polio Returns To Venezuela 30 Years After Last Known Case, Report SaysA deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
U-M Doctor: 'Risk Of Ebola Outbreak In U.S. Is Very Low'Dr. Eden Wells with the University of Michigan urged that an outbreak in the U.S. is not likely, but it is possible.
Mosquito-Borne Virus Found In Michiganders Who Traveled To CaribbeanMichigan health official say the travelers were from Midland and Wexford counties.
Officials Want Obesity To Be Recognized As DiseaseOfficials warn that half of the state's residents could be obese by 2030.
Parents Warned: Metro Detroit Student Diagnosed With Whooping CoughWayne County Health Director Ruta Sharangpani says whooping cough can be a stubborn disease.
'Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery' Bus Stops In DetroitThey're raising awareness about an autoimmune disease that impacts millions of Americans.
Race Horse Tests Positive For Equine Herpes VirusThe disease poses no harm to humans but can cause miscarriages, partial paralysis and death in horses.
Viral Disease Has Killed 1,700 Deer StatewideState 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.
Midland Boy With Rare Disorder Picked For TrialsOnly 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.
Michigan Bats Survey: No Sign Of Killer FungusA 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.
Local Student Diagnosed With TBStudents and staff who are considered high risk for getting TB will undergo tuberculosis skins tests next week by the Wayne County Health Department.