Michigan Awarded $1.65M Hereditary Cancer Grant By CDCThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Lifecourse Epidemiology and Genomics Division has received a $1.65 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The funds will be used to increase screening for family cancer history, and the use of genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancer syndromes over the next three years.
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.
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.
MDHHS 1 Of 5 Agencies Nationally To Receive Federal Grant To Prevent Child Abuse Or Neglect Deaths, InjuriesThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is one of five agencies nationwide that has been awarded a federal grant to reduce and prevent child abuse or neglect deaths and injuries.
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.
Governor Whitmer, Michigan Opioids Task Force Announce Efforts To Combat Opioid Epidemic, Cut Opioid Deaths In HalfGov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and other members of the Michigan Opioids Task Force announced Thursday a slate of steps the state is taking to combat the opioid epidemic.
Health Officials: Less Than Half Of Michiganders Get Flu ShotsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is now encouraging all residents to protect themselves against influenza and its potentially life-threatening consequences by getting vaccinated.
STDs Increase Again In Michigan; Regular Testing Urged To Prevent Spread Of DiseasesCombined cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia reached an all-time high in the United States in 2018, according to a recently released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging regular testing among sexually active individuals to help stop the spread of these sexually transmitted diseases.
MDHHS Issues Updated Clinical Guidance And Health Advisory On Vaping-Related Lung Injury OutbreakThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is sharing additional clinical guidance with healthcare partners and providing a health advisory following updated recommendations issued today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the national multistate outbreak of e-cigarette and/or vaping product use associated lung injury.
Michigan Probes Detroit-area Hospital's 7 Legionnaires CasesState health officials are investigating after seven people treated at a McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens were diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease.
State Sprays 14 Counties To Combat Mosquito VirusMichigan's Department of Health and Human Services says Aerial organic pesticide spraying has been completed in 14 counties in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
Data Breach Within State's Health & Human Services Dept.Hundreds of people will be notified by the state, in the coming days, that their personal information may have fallen into the hands of a thief.