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Michigan Tightens Rules For Childhood Vaccinations

Rules that take effect Jan. 1 require parents to take extra steps to refuse the required shots for their children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

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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.

12/08/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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Bloomfield Hills Spine Specialist Charged With Health Care Fraud

Dr. Aria Sabit of Bloomfield Hills told patients he was performing spinal fusion, but when patients subsequently sought help from other doctors, they learned that no devices were implanted.

CBS Detroit–11/24/2014

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Study: Tattoo-Removal Lasers Could Help Reduce Acne Scarring

In this small study, doctors found that after six treatments with the laser patients were satisfied with the appearance and texture of their skin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2014

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Bloomfield Hills Doctor Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Fifty-nine-year-old Rajesh Doshi of Bloomfield Hills pleaded guilty for his role in what federal authorities say is a $19 million health care fraud scheme.

CBS Detroit–11/14/2014

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‘Medical Detectives’ Look To Help Frustrated Patients Solve Conditions That May Puzzle Doctors

Over ten-thousand retired doctors, medical students and lay people from around the world are volunteering their time on-line at a website called Crowdmed. Their goal is to share their knowledge and crack tough medical mysteries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2014

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Former Detroit Police Officer In Fight For His Life

Sidney Taylor is just 49, but after five heart attacks, the former Detroit police officer is on the list for a new donor heart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2014

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Kalamazoo-Based Stryker To Pay $1.43B To Settle Hip Implant Cases

Medical implant maker Stryker will pay at least $1.43 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits from patients who had to have surgery to remove problematic hip implants.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2014

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Officials: 10 People In Michigan Still Being Monitored For Ebola Symptoms

Michigan Department of Community Health spokesperson Jennifer Smith said that all ten are seeing health care professionals twice a day to have their temperatures taken and to be checked for other symptoms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2014

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