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A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. An American doctor battling West Africa's Ebola epidemic has himself fallen sick with the disease in Liberia, Samaritan's Purse said on July 27. AFP PHOTO / ZOOM DOSSO        (Photo credit should read ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2014

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Mosquito-Borne Virus Found In Michiganders Who Traveled To Caribbean

Michigan health official say the travelers were from Midland and Wexford counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2014

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Officials Want Obesity To Be Recognized As Disease

Officials warn that half of the state’s residents could be obese by 2030.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

Doctor Checks Patient's Mouth

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

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

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

Bat hanging from a branch. (Credit: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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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