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17th Death Linked To Steroids Reported In Michigan

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2013

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Michigan, Indiana In Full Production for Interstate Health Information Exchange

The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services and the Michiana Health Information Network have announced transmission of patient immunization records from Indiana health care providers to Michigan’s Care Improvement Registry using Direct secure email through the MiHIN cloud and the Michigan Department of Community Health Data Hub.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2013

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Michigan Awards Nearly $2.5M For HIV Prevention

Over a dozen organizations are receiving money from Michigan’s Health Department for HIV prevention services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

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Michigan To Launch Anti-Obesity Campaign

The Michigan Department of Community Health plans to lay out a new educational campaign to combat obesity in the nation’s fifth heaviest state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

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Michigan Health Department Reports 434 Flu Cases

The health department says there is “widespread” flu activity in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2013

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Michigan Reports 239 Infections Linked To Steroids

Authorities say the number of meningitis and other infections linked to contaminated steroids has risen to 239 in Michigan. That includes 14 deaths.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2013

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State Audit Flags $2.3M In Medicaid Payments

An audit has found that a Michigan agency made more than $2.3 million in improper payments for wheelchairs, ventilators and other medical equipment as part of the Medicaid program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013

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Michigan Reports 14th Death Linked To Steroid Injection

Another person in Michigan has died as a result of tainted steroid shots that caused everything from meningitis to serious fungal infections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013

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2013 Flu Season Begins With A Bang

Michigan is beginning the new year with an unusually high number of flu cases and one flu death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2013

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Michigan Begins Process To Make New Designer Drug Illegal

A chemical used to make a new class of designer drugs is on its way to becoming illegal in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

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