UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - OCTOBER 02:  A general view is shown at the after party for the premiere screening of AMC Networks' "The Walking Dead" Season 5 at the Universal Studios Backlot on October 2, 2014 in Universal City, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Could You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse? A Grosse Pointe Seminar Will Prepare You

Instructor Nick DiCresce said that survival skills are a must — especially during this cold time of year — and that the zombie survival program is a fun way to teach it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2015

A scanning electron microscope picture of a cancer cell. Uncredited photo from Wikimedia Commons

UM: On And Off Approach To Prostate Cancer Treatment May Compromise Survival

Taking a break from hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatments once the cancer seems to be stabilized is not equivalent to continuing therapy, a new large-scale international study finds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

Andrew McCarthy's tent in a 120-mph wind tunnel test

UM Architecture Student Builds Tent For Ultimate Survival Test

Andrew McCarthy didn’t know how to sew five weeks ago. But that didn’t stop the University of Michigan graduate student in architecture from stitching up his own tent for a thesis project. Now, McCarthy is planning to put the tent to the ultimate test. He’s going to sleep in it as he climbs Aconcagua — the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

Hands-Only CPR, Pushy Dispatchers Are Lifesavers

New research shows that more bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions — especially if they can just press on the chest and skip the mouth-to-mouth. […]