File photo of Cullen Finnerty  (Photo by Getty Images)

Autopsy: QB Died From Pneumonia, Had Brain Disease

Authorities say his condition may have been exacerbated by a brain disease that has been found in a number of ex-football players.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

Landon, 8, recovering from transverse myelitis.

8-Year-Old Paralyzed By Rare Disease Recovering Slowly

An eight-year-old Grosse Ile boy is still re-learning to walk after he was paralyzed by a rare disease. Landon Johnson couldn’t walk after the antibodies his body created to fight a common childhood virus began attacking his spine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2012

Landon, 8, recovering from transverse myelitis.

Rare Disease Temporarily Paralyzes 8-Year-Old

Landon’s doctor says he developed Transverse Myelitis … a condition where the antibodies produced to fight one illness, even the common cold, turn on the body and attack the spine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

Dr. Jack Kevorkian. (File Photo)

Kevorkian Still Recovering In Hospital

Dr. Jack Kevorkian should be released from the hospital within the next few days, according to his long time friend and health advocate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2011


Doctors: Don’t Ignore Your Immunizations

If you have a compromised immune system and are getting into the later years of life, it’s strongly recommended that immunization against influenza be obtained every fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011

Selfridge Workers Diagnosed With Legionnaires'

Two workers at Selfridge Air National Guard Base have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, an official said Tuesday.