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Study: Light Vs. Dark Could Play Role In Breast Cancer Teatments

Researchers found high melatonin levels at night put breast cancer cells to sleep, by stopping their growth and making them vulnerable to tamoxifen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2014

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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.

07/22/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

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Computer Incident Caused ‘Michigan’s Adventure’ Chlorine Spill

Muskegon County Sheriff Dean Roesler told The Muskegon Chronicle that the gas was created Friday afternoon by the release of a combination of chemicals at the park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2014

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Five Healthy Foods For Your Brain

When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.

07/11/2014

Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

A woman shops for frozen foods on an aisle across from sodas and other sugary drinks for sale at a supermarket in Monterey Park, California on June 18, 2014, a day after a bill in California that would require soft drinks to have health warning labels failed to clear a key committee.  (Credit/FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Links Consumption Of Sugary Drinks To Increased Cancer Risk

The study found the more sugary drinks the women drank, the greater the density of their breasts – a known risk factor for cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2014

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Snyder Signs Laws Ensuring Right To Breastfeed

Michigan now has a law ensuring that women have the right to breastfeed their babies in public.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2014

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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

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