Smoking During Pregnancy Doubles Risk Of Sudden Death For BabySmoking even one cigarette a day during pregnancy can double the chance of sudden unexpected death for your baby, according to a new study analyzing over 20 million births, including over 19,000 unexpected infant deaths.
Heart Attacks On The Rise Among Young WomenThe risk of having a heart attack appears to be rising among young women, according to a new study, and researchers are trying to figure out why.
This Year's Flu Shot Is Less Than 50% Effective In Preventing Infection, CDC SaysDon't let your guard down: The US flu season is expected to continue for several more weeks, with activity across the nation now elevated.
Flu Hits Michigan With Two Pediatric DeathsThe flu is now widespread in nearly the entire country, according to the latest figures from the CDC.
How Love Sparks Better Heart HealthWhen you think of your loved one, does your heart feel warm and fuzzy? Or would you say it skips a beat, goes pitter-patter or begins to race?
More Screen Time For Toddlers Is Tied To Poor Development A Few Years LaterAmong toddlers, spending a lot of time staring at screens is linked with poorer performance on developmental screening tests later in childhood, according to a new study.
Alpena Child Dies From Flu, Marks 2nd Michigan Child Dies This seasonHealth officials say an Alpena County child is the second to die from the flu this season.
Metro Detroit Among Most Deadly Places In America For PedestriansAbout 49,000 pedestrians were killed between 2008 and 2017 in America. Here's what happened in Metro Detroit.
Flu Season Takes A Turn For The Worse, Schools Close In Michigan, 12 Other StatesFlu activity increased over the past week, squelching hopes of an early peak and leading at least 12 states to shut down some schools.
New Congressional Task Force Will Focus On Toxic Chemicals In WatersA newly formed U.S. House task force will focus on health threats from toxic chemicals in ground and surface waters.
Foods To Avoid During The Government Shutdown Its the longest shutdown in the history of the federal government, and there's no end in sight.
US Fertility Rate Below Level Needed To Replace PopulationA new government report is calling for Americans to make more babies. The report released Thursday found that fertility rates are at the lowest they've ever been since 1978.
Michigan Officials Warn Of NorovirusHere's what you need to know as norovirus activity increases in the winter.
Durex Is Recalling Batches Of It's 'Real Feel' Condoms Over Burst Pressure ConcernsThe company announced they'll be pulling certain batches of Durex Real Feel condoms off the shelves in Canada after they failed to pass shelf-life durability tests.
Mediterranean Diet Named Best For 2019If you're a fan of the Mediterranean diet, get ready to do a victory dance.