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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

Samantha Smeadley braces for a flu shot at the Macomb County Health Clinic in Warren. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill) FILE PHOTO

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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Study: Even Slightly High Cholesterol Levels Increase Risk Of Heart Disease

Researchers from Duke University say that even slightly high cholesterol levels in otherwise healthy adults between the ages of 35 and 55 can have long-term impacts on their heart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2015

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Detroit Ranked No. 11 Least Healthy City In U.S.

Detroit comes in at No. 11 with a ranking of 34.7, faring much better than America’s unhealthiest city, Memphis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2015

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‘Less Is More’ Says Royal Oak Stylist About Shampooing Hair In Winter

Winter weather can lead to hair that’s dull, brittle and full of static.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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