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Emily Kreger emerges from the English Channel after swimming the last leg of the relay.

Michigan Women Break World Record Swimming The English Channel

An amazing story of courage and determination has resulted in a new world record.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2012

Free Women’s Health Screening Saturday

Providence Hospital in Southfield is looking for women aged 40-to-64 to participate in a free health screening July 14

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2012

ACLU Wants Ban On Type Of Strip Search In Mich

The American Civil Liberties Union wants the Michigan Department of Corrections to ban an invasive type of strip search that the group says humiliates female prisoners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2012

Michigan Will Exempt Nursing Moms From Jury Duty

Gov. Rick Snyder has approved a bill that will allow breastfeeding mothers to be exempted from jury duty in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012


Bill Would Excuse Nursing Moms From Jury Duty

A bill that would give breastfeeding mothers an automatic exemption from jury duty is advancing in the Michigan Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012

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Ford Earns Top Honors For Supporting Women-Owned Businesses

Ford Motor Company was named as one of America’s top corporations for its support of women-owned suppliers, the first time an automaker has earned the award.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

Diabetes Blood Sugar Test Blood Finger

Study: Diabetes Affects Hearing Loss, Especially In Women

Having diabetes may cause women to experience a greater degree of hearing loss as they age, especially if the metabolic disorder is not well controlled with medication, according to a study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

Dr. Ghulam Saydain [front] taking medical residents and interns on rounds at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Recognizing Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension — it’s a disease which affects women four times more often than men. That’s according to Pulmonologist Ghulam Saydain at the Detroit Medical Center’s Detroit Receiving Hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2012

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Numbers Show Home Births On The Rise

A Michigan midwife says she’s been seeing a lot of older and younger moms who want to have their babies at home as the latest numbers show a nearly 30% rise in home births over 5 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2012


Overweight Pregnancy Can Have Long-Term Health Consequences For Children

Too much weight before and during pregnancy can have serious health consequences not only for the mother, but for her child’s health for many years, new research shows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2011




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