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‘Genes For Good’ Facebook App Lets Users Get In Touch With Their DNA

Participants can choose to do the profile only, but those who provide a saliva sample will get information on ancestry and their genetic profile.

WWJ Newsradio 950–21 hours ago

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Transplant Buddies: Michigan Men Receive Heart, Lungs From Same Donor

A bond between two longtime family friends has been deepened after the Michigan men received organs from the same donor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

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Study: Parents Could Be Turning Their Children Into Narcissists

Researchers from Ohio State University surveyed parents and children ages seven-to-11 four times over a year and a half to see if they could identify which factors led children to have inflated views of themselves.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2015

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Move Over Flu, There’s A New Sickness In Town: Norovirus

The flu virus is losing steam in metro Detroit, but another virus is on the rise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2015

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Henry Ford Hospital Official: Breastfeeding Helps Babies’ Developing Digestive System

Christine Cole Johnson says the new research from Henry Ford Hospital finds that breastfeeding jump starts a baby’s digestive system with helpful bacteria.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2015

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015

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Shot Still Recommended For This Season’s Flu Activity

Every flu season is different and it can last through the spring so DHWP reminds residents that it is not too late to get the shot

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2015

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Vaccine Policy Change Likely To Lower Michigan Waivers

More than nine in 10 Michigan waivers were for non-medical reasons, mostly on philosophical grounds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2015

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

02/01/2015

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