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Mayor Bing, Deputy Mayor Kirk Lewis, and Communications Director Robert Warfield at their daily meeting at the mayoral residence in Detroit on April 4.  (credit: City of Detroit)

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing Back In Hospital

The Mayor’s office says Bing was addmitted Wednesday afternoon Henry Ford Hospital as “a simple precaution” after experiencing some discomfort.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2012

Mayor Dave Bing. (credit:

Detroit Mayor Undergoes Surgery

The surgery was needed to repair a perforation of the intestines. Mayor Bing is expected to remain hospitalized for five to seven days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012


Survey: 1 In 4 Would Get Plastic Surgery If It Weren’t For The Cost

A new survey from reports that nearly one-in-four U.S. adults said they would get plastic surgery if cost were not an issue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2012

Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo

Borgess Adds High-Tech Montioring Of Spine During Surgery

Columbia, Md.-based Impulse Monitoring Inc. said that its intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring systems have been chosen by Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2011

(credit: Ray Manning, Henry Ford Hospital)

Cutting Edge Brain Surgery In Detroit

Up close and personal in the operating room. WWJ’s Pat Sweeting was there as doctors operated with the help of a revolutionary new tool.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011

(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tigers RHP Joel Zumaya Delays Surgery

Detroit Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya will delay surgery on his ailing right elbow for six more weeks in an effort to see if he can pitch this season.

97.1 The Ticket–04/21/2011

Henry Ford Hospital. Photo by Mikerussell at Wikimedia Commons

Henry Ford Pioneers Robotically Controlled Ultrasound Probe

Henry Ford Hospital was the first hospital world-wide to use a new, robotically controlled ultrasound probe to remove a cancerous tumor from a kidney.



Priority Health Offers Web-Based Care Analysis

Grand Rapids-based Priority Health is leading the chorus of health care organizations calling for smart health care and better outcomes. A new Web-based tool allows members to evaluate care options prior to choosing surgery.



Treatment May Lessen Parkinson’s Symptoms

An experimental treatment may offer hope to some Parkinson’s Disease sufferers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2011

AP Photo/The Wendy Williams Show, Sarah Rice

Aretha Franklin Says She’s Lost 85 Pounds

The legendary singer said she’s been trying to shed pounds ever since looking at pictures of herself and deciding she was “entirely too fat.”