Detroit Residents’ Stress Still Higher Than Healthy

The economy and work are significant causes of stress for residents of the Detroit metropolitan area, and stress in Detroit is still higher than considered healthy, according to a survey released by the American Psychological Association.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

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Data Shows Holiday Stress Means 27% More Drinking

Newly released data shows that drinking increases nearly 27 percent between Thanksgiving and January 2.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2011


Report: Holiday Bills Bring Added Stress

One in two people surveyed by a financial products firm say they don’t have enough money to pay for gifts this holiday season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011


Economic Stress In MI Going Down Following Auto Part Shortages

Although Midwestern states have seen the largest decreases in economic stress since the recession ended, Michigan experienced a monthly jump in stress in May.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011

Ted Cash instructs a Tai-Chi class along Detroit's riverfront. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Free Tai Chi Class Helps Detroiters Relieve Stress

A new report says the Detroit area is the second-worst “hypertension hotspot” in America. And now, a group says they’re turning to an ancient tradition to get Detroit healthy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011

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WSU Research Shows Husband’s Work Worries Affect Wife’s Hormones

With its many pressures, the workplace can be a stress hub. Studies have shown that work stress can creep into everyday family life and negatively impact the mood at home, and the high unemployment rate is causing increased feelings of stress and worry among the employed. But what exactly happens when workplace stress diffuses at home?


Less Stress in Detroit, But Many Report Stress-Linked Health Problems

Money, work and the economy are significant causes of stress for residents of Detroit, even though residents report slightly lower levels of stress in 2010 than in 2009, according to a survey released this week by the American […]


Public Concern Of Childhood Obesity Remains High

A new report by the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital says adults rank childhood obesity, stress and teen pregnancy as the biggest problems.


Prez: Country Must Help Vets With PTSD

With the military fighting two wars, President Barack Obama said Saturday the country has a “solemn responsibility” to ensure that veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder get the help they need.