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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

Gov. Rick Snyder signs breastfeeding legislation. (credit: michigan.gov)

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

Lowry with his daughter following his surgery (photo credit: Bill Lowry)

Metro Detroit Dad Undergoes Life-Changing Surgery

Lowry had gained about a 100 pounds and a serious smoking habit in the five years since taking his desk job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2014

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61-Year-Old ‘Exercise Bandit’ Attempts To Set World Record [VIDEO]

Albert Harper never broke character as he appeared at Summit Middle School in Romulus with bright lime green pants, knee pads, a t-shirt reading “EB” and goofy sunglasses

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2014

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‘Warriors In Pink’ Examines Conversation Surrounding Breast Cancer

Ford Motor Company is helping drive the conversation about breast cancer with some intriguing new research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

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More And More Americans Regretting Tattoos, Removal On The Rise

Some dermatologists say we may just be seeing the tip of the removal iceberg.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

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Study: It’s Quality Over Quantity When It Comes To Exercise

Researchers asked all the volunteers to consume the same amount of protein – 60 grams a day – but put them on different exercise programs for 16 weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

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Study: Learning A 2nd Language At Any Age Has Benefits Beyond Cultural

People who spoke two or more languages had significantly better cognitive abilities compared to what would be expected from their baseline …

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2014

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