Dearborn Fire, Oakwood Healthcare and dozens of student volunteers participated in an emergency prep exercise on Tuesday. (WWJ Photo / Florence Walton)

Emergency Drills Held At U-M Dearborn Campus

It is only an exercise, but experiences from Tuesday’s emergency preparedness on the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus could some day save lives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011

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Study: Physical Fitness Impacts Risk Of Developing Dementia

There’s more evidence that the benefits of keeping fit extend far beyond just the physical.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

Ted Cash instructs a Tai-Chi class along Detroit's riverfront. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Free Tai Chi Class Helps Detroiters Relieve Stress

A new report says the Detroit area is the second-worst “hypertension hotspot” in America. And now, a group says they’re turning to an ancient tradition to get Detroit healthy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011

Ali Sayed, President of Hype Athletics Community with Edith Killin, Director of Wayne County Health and Human Services (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Healthy New-Me Program Helps Battle Obesity

A conference, part of Wayne County’s healthy “New-Me” initiative, took place at Ford Field as an effort to help battle obesity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011

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Wayne County Launches Effort To Fight Obesity

Wayne County is hosting a conference Wednesday at Detroit’s Ford Field, as part of a 3-year initiative to fight obesity with diet, exercise and healthy lifestyles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011

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Train Like The Lions Do Right In Your Living Room

Want to get into shape for the summer? There’s something the Detroit Lions do that you can, too… right in the comfort of your home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2011


New Studies Show Exercise Is Best for Joint Injuries

A Traverse City family physician has developed a therapy device that relies upon daily exercise sessions of four minutes to eliminate pain from rotator cuff or other shoulder injuries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2011

American Heart Association's annual Heart Walk in Detroit

‘Heart Walkers’ Raise $1.2M For Cardiovascular Research

Over 20,000 people gathered at Ford Field for the American Heart Association’s annual Heart Walk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2011


Getting Fit For The New Year

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to get in better shape? Sports Club of Novi personal trainer Jimi Varner says people should ease into a fitness program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2011


Kids Need More Than Team Sports To Stay Fit

Do kids get enough physical activity when playing and practicing sports?