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Beaumont Dr. Jessie Wobb

Beaumont Dr. Gets Accolades For Research On Breast Cancer Treatment

Beaumont Dr. Jessie Wobb says instead of treating partial breast radiation over a series of weeks — she can do it in just five days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2013

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks about the Affordable Care Act during her visit to Community Health and Social Services Center Nov. 15, 2013 in Detroit. Sebelius, who has been the center of attention in U.S. President Barack Obama's administration for the failed rollout of Healthcare.gov, says the health care act has yet to be successful. (Credit:  Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Sebelius: Obamacare Website Will Be Better By End Of Month

Just 1,300 state residents picked a plan in the first month, according to federal data, though Sebelius said many residents are still shopping.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2013

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Divided Mich. Senate Votes To Expand Nurses’ Role

Michigan nurse practitioners and other nurses with advanced training could practice without oversight by physicians and prescribe drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2013

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Mich. Asks Feds For Medicaid Expansion Approval

Michigan’s Medicaid expansion plan needs approval because it differs from the basic option offered to states under the federal health care law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

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First Cases Of Flu Reported In Michigan Counties

No sooner does the flu season look like its off to a slow start than we get word of the first confirmed Michigan cases of influenza.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

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Halloween Health Warning: Beware Of Decorative Contact Lenses

The decorative contact lenses are popular around Halloween, which can change a person’s eye color or create the effect of a character like a cat, zombie or vampire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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$8 Million U-M Study To Probe Health-Religion Ties

Researchers will interview 3,000 American adults as part of an $8 million study of how religion and health are related.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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Music Is The Cure For Singer-Songwriter With Tourette Syndrome

Throughout his career DannyD has used music as a way to combat the symptoms of Tourette Syndrome.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2013

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Officials: All Michigan Newborns To Get Heart Test

All newborns in Michigan will be screened for critical congenital heart disease starting next year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 10 Secrets for Your Suitcase

Follow Bethenny Frankel’s tips for packing light so that your luggage doesn’t slow you down on your next trip.

10/04/2013

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