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Obesity-Fighting Grant For Grand Valley, Wayne State

The Michigan Department of Community Health has received a three-year $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to improve health outcomes for overweight and obese patients in two medically underserved areas in Michigan: Detroit and Grand Rapids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2012

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Michigan Gets $3.5M For Substance Abuse Prevention

The money is to help address underage drinking among those ages 12 to 20, and prescription drug misuse and abuse by those ages 12 to 25.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

8 Meningitis Cases, 2 Deaths, In Michigan Tied To Outbreak

Michigan Department of Community Health officials are reporting eight cases of fungal meningitis, including two deaths, linked to injections of a recalled back-pain medication.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2012

No Reports In Mich. Of Meningitis Tied To Outbreak

No cases of a rare kind of meningitis linked to an outbreak in six states have been reported in Michigan, even though some tainted steroids have been distributed in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2012

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Michigan Senate Approves Anti-Concussion Bills

The Michigan Senate has approved legislation designed to protect student athletes from concussions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012

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Health Officials: 10 Dead In Michigan From West Nile Virus

State health officials have announced that two more people have died in Michigan from the West Nile Virus, bringing this year’s total to 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

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Michigan West Nile Death Toll Rises By Two

Two more West Nile Virus brings Michigan to a total of eight deaths and 160 total cases this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2012

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Study: Negative Effects Minimal From Smoking Ban

It’s been over two years since Michigan imposed a ban on smoking in restaurants and bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012

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Sixth West Nile Death Confirmed In Michigan

Angela Minicuci with the Michigan Department of Community Health said a 75-year-old man died in Kent County, near Grand Rapids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

Fifth West Nile Virus Death In Michigan Reported

A fifth death associated with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus has been reported in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2012

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