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2012 Was Worst Year For West Nile Virus In Michigan

According to the Centers of Disease Control, 202 cases of West Nile Virus were reported in Michigan last year, including 17 deaths, in what officials are calling the worst outbreak of the disease since 2003.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

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Source Of Infection That Killed Student Sought

Tests are under way to determine the source of a possible bacterial infection that killed a 19-year-old Michigan State University student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2012

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Nut Recall Due To Concerns Of E-Coli

DeFranco and Sons of Los Angeles, CA, is voluntarily recalling bulk and consumer-packaged in-shell, hazelnut and mixed nut products containing hazelnuts because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2011

UM: Remind Staff to Remove Catheters, Cut Infections

Urinary catheters are often left in place longer than needed, and new research from the University of Michigan shows that reminder systems that encourage hospital staff to remove catheters promptly can reduce the rate of […]

08/16/2010

A Brand New “Superbug”

Doctors in the United Kingdom say they’re worried about a new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics. It’s called NDM-1.

08/11/2010

Jon Metz Cut His Arm Off To Live, Could You?

(AP/CBS) It was like a scene from the gory movie “Saw” – only it was real.

06/18/2010