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U.S. Overdose Deaths Declining From Last Year, Reports SayU.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.
5 Ways To Beat The HeatThe summer heat makes for a beautiful day, but it can be unbearable. Here are some ways to ensure you stay safe while enjoying the sun:
The First Step To HIV Cure Has Been TestedResearchers have successfully eliminated HIV from the DNA of infected mice, a promising step toward a cure for the nearly 37 million people living with the virus.
Michigan Matters: Filling the Gaps in Education and Keeping Michiganders HealthierEducation was front and center on the Michigan Matters round table as Tonya Allen, David Nicholson, and Charlie Beckham appeared with Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain to talk about how to improve things in schools across the region.
Michigan Matters: Celebrating Veterans and Paying Attention to Mental HealthCarol Cain sits with Kevin Fischer, CEO of the NAMI and Willie Brooks, President & CEO of the DWMH, as they discuss importance of mental health during Mental Health Awareness Month.
Former FDA Advisor On LASIK Eye Surgery: ‘It Should Have Never Been Approved’The former FDA advisor says the government rushed to approve the procedure because the surgeries were already being done illegally, and they needed to be regulated.
‘It’s A Miracle I’m Still Here’: Electric Skull Cap Helping Brain Cancer Patients Live Longer, Doctors SayFighting deadly brain cancer with electric frequencies in a skull cap might sound like science fiction. But doctors say it’s helping patients live longer.
Former U Of D & Pistons Head Coach Dickie V Raising Millions For Cancer researchFor all the accolades he's received as a college and professional basketball coach and an even longer career in broadcasting, Dick Vitale insists his greatest accomplishment has been raising money for pediatric cancer research.
Coaches Step Up To Help Fight CancerTwo coaches and a youth basketball official are being honored by the American Cancer Society for their work to fund the fight against cancer.
21 Cases of Measles in Metro Detroit Have Now Broken Out Since March 13Michigan health officials say ten more cases of measles have been confirmed in the Detroit area, raising the number in Oakland County to 18 since March 13.
5 Tips From 'Embracing The Journey - A Christian Parents' Blueprint To Loving Your LGBTQ Child'Greg and Lynn McDonald share 5 tips from their new book, 'Embracing The Journey.'
Michigan Matters: Partnering To Help Students Succeed At SchoolMichigan Matters host Carol Cain talks with Oakland County Board of Commissioners Chairman David Woodward and Oakland Schools Superintendent Dr. Wanda Cook-Robinson and Sara Gold, Director, Basic Needs and Child Nutrition, United Way for Southeastern Michigan about how Oakland Schools can be healthier.