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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

Infertility Awareness Week Puts Emphasis On Education

It’s a medical condition that affects people across the country — infertility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2013

Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak Gets Top Nod Nationally

U.S. News & World Report put out its list of “Best Hospitals” nationally ranked in 10 medical specialties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2012

7 Arrested At Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Oakland County Sheriff’s Department says a two week drug investigation led to the arrests at Bazonzoes on West Maple Road and A & N Apothecary on Walled Lake Boulevard in Walled Lake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2011

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DMC To Pay $30M Fine To Federal Government

Fine is to settle allegations that DMC engaged in improper financial relationships with referring physicians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2010

UM Study: Getting Sick From Being Too Clean?

A new University of Michigan study dishes the dirt on whether being too clean can actually make you sick.

11/29/2010

Funeral Held For Bank Exec. Found In Lake St. Clair

Mourners gathered Friday for a Michigan bank president who was shot in the head and whose body was found in a marshy area of Lake St. Clair. The funeral for 62-year-old David Widlak of Grosse Pointe […]

10/22/2010

Woman Fakes Son's Cancer To Solicit Donations

A Warren woman is facing criminal charges after she told her 12-year-old son he had terminal leukemia, shaved his head and eyebrows, and held a church fundraiser that pulled in more than $8,000 from sympathizers.

09/30/2010

Report: Obesity Hurts Your Wallet, Health

Obesity puts a drag on the wallet as well as health, especially for women. Doctors have long known that medical bills are higher for the obese, but that’s only a portion of the real-life costs.

09/21/2010

Judge: Medical Marijuana Law Needs Help

A Michigan appeals court judge sounded an alarm Wednesday over the state’s medical-marijuana law, issuing an extraordinary 30-page opinion that called the law a complex maze and urged state officials to set clear rules.

09/16/2010

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