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Michigan Matters: Tackling The Opioid CrisisOn this week's Michigan Matters, Carol Cain tackles the opioid epidemic with people working on the front lines and have experience with the crisis through family members.
'Holiday Heart Syndrome': What Is It And How To Avoid It'Tis the season of holiday parties, powered by fatty, salty hors d'oeuvres with plenty of booze to wash them down.
The CDC Urges Consumers To discard Their Salad Kits After People Were Sickened With E. coliThe CDC is warning customers about a multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp chopped salad kits.
E-Cigarette Use Associated With Self-Reported Clinical DepressionE-cigarette users were twice as likely than people who had never used e-cigarettes to report having clinical depression, according to a new study.
Sushi Recall: Trader Joe's, 7-Eleven, WalgreensFuji Food Products Inc. announced a voluntary recall of ready-to-eat sushi, salads and spring rolls that were sold at retailers in 31 states, including Metro Detroit .
Mom Speaks Out After Daughter's Death Attributed To Birth ControlA mother in West Michigan is warning women about the potential dangers associated with certain birth control methods.
Free Training Offered On How To Administer Opioid Blocking DrugFree training on how to administer Naloxone, an opioid-blocking drug used to reverse the effects of an overdose, will be offered by first responders at the Southfield Public Library.
Several Products From Trader Joe's Are Being Recalled Over Possible Listeria ContaminationTrader Joe's announced a voluntary recall on Monday of a number of its products that may have been contaminated with listeria.
Bacon And Ready-To-Eat Turkey Products Recalled In Four StatesA Kentucky company is recalling bacon and ready-to-eat turkey products over misbranding and undeclared allergens.
A 'Blue Zones' Diet: Live Longer From What You EatWant to live a long, healthy life? So do I. That's why for the past 15 years I've explored places around the world where people have done exactly that — places I dubbed "blue zones."
Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Vaccine Before The HolidaysThe week of Dec. 1 is National Influenza Vaccination Week and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding Michigan residents that it’s not too late to get vaccinated.
Here's Why Michigan Officials Say Opioid Overdoses Are DecliningThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services recently announced a slight decline in opioid-related overdose deaths.