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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

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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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West Nile Virus Precautions Urged After 4th Death Confirmed

With more Michiganders spending time outside for the extended Labor Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Community Health is reminding residents of the simple precautions that can be taken to avoid mosquito bites during the holiday this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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Third Person Dies From West Nile Virus In Michigan

After a third West Nile death in Michigan has been confirmed, WWJ Newsradio 950 is hosting a special webinar at noon Friday, Aug. 24 with local doctors who will answer your questions about the illness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

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6 Michigan Cases Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

State health officials and local health departments in Michigan are working with their counterparts in 19 other states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the investigation of a salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

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Washtenaw County Woman Dies From West Nile Virus

Health officials say WNV cases are on the rise both nationally and in lower Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

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Swine Flu Case Confirmed In Washtenaw County

The first case of a new strain of influenza has been reported in Washtenaw County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

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Tips To Avoid Heat-related Illness

In extremely hot weather, officials at the Michigan Department of Community Health say everyone should take precautions and look for ways to stay cool.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2012

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Interactive Web Site Helps Parents Keep Teen Drivers Safe

Nearly 30,000 parents around the state are using a free, interactive Web resource that provides information and tools to help parents protect their teens while they gain experience driving without adult supervision.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

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