Michigan Department of Community Health
Many people don’t know that pet reptiles and amphibians can carry bacteria and be a source of human infection.
The Michigan Department of Community Health has awarded $500,000 to psychology professors to increase the number of professionals trained to serve individuals in Michigan with autism spectrum disorders.
Doctors and public health officials are warning that immunization rates have dropped in Michigan and are urging parents to get their kids vaccinated.
State health officials say they’ve pinpointed what sickened more than 200 people following an event late last month.
Norovirus is suspected after a day at the Michigan International Speedway apparently has made some people sick.
The state sent out letters warning residents that hackers breached the files of nearly 50,000 people.
The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services said Monday it has a new agreement with Arlington, Va.-based Surescripts allowing users of Surescripts’ clinical interoperability network to send electronic health information to the State of Michigan’s public health reporting systems through MiHIN and the Michigan Department of Community Health.
It’s a big problem facing thousands of student athletes every year…sports-related concussions.
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, whose daughter in kindergarten has been diagnosed with autism, said the overall goal is that eventually, “Michigan will be the place to be if you’re a family that is living with an autism spectrum disorder.”
Michigan health officials say an 80-year-old Traverse City-area man is 17th person from the state to die as a result of contaminated steroids supplied by a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company.