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Mosquito-Borne Virus Found In Michiganders Who Traveled To Caribbean

Michigan health official say the travelers were from Midland and Wexford counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2014

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Health Officials Say It’s Not Too Late For Flu Vaccine

The MDCH says a flu vaccine is the single best way to protect against getting the flu.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2013

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Pet Turtles Blamed For Salmonella Outbreaks, Kids Sickened In Michigan

Many people don’t know that pet reptiles and amphibians can carry bacteria and be a source of human infection.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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State Awards $500k To CMU For Autism Treatment

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

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Officials: Mich.’s Vaccination Rates Are Dropping

Doctors and public health officials are warning that immunization rates have dropped in Michigan and are urging parents to get their kids vaccinated.

08/08/2013

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200 Sickened By Norovirus At ‘Tough Mudder’ Event

State health officials say they’ve pinpointed what sickened more than 200 people following an event late last month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2013

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More Than A Dozen Fall Ill After ‘Mudder’ Event

Norovirus is suspected after a day at the Michigan International Speedway apparently has made some people sick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

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State Health Department Falls Victim To Hackers

The state sent out letters warning residents that hackers breached the files of nearly 50,000 people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

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Surescripts, Michigan Health Information Network In Info Exchange Agreement

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013

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State Launches Website To Educate About Concussions

It’s a big problem facing thousands of student athletes every year…sports-related concussions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

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