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25 People, Including 1 Infant Test Positive For Enterovirus In Michigan

Michigan has seen an increase in severe respiratory illness in children across the state …

09/30/2014

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Low Income Health Care ‘Healthy Michigan Plan’ Garners 400k Enrollees

More people in the state have health care thanks to the Healthy Michigan Plan.

09/26/2014

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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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