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Study: Gen Xers take ill-fated approach to long life

Study shows Gen Xers take ill-fated approach to long lifePeople between the ages of 36-51 go the doctor less and have fewer annual physical exams than baby boomers
  • Health
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
World

Life expectancy to keep rising

Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country
  • World
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Health

Testosterone gel has no benefit for men’s memories
Testosterone treatment did not improve older men’s memory or mental function in the latest results from research

Study: Testosterone gel has no benefit for older men’s memoriesTestosterone treatment did not improve older men’s memory or mental function in the latest results from research
  • Health
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Nation

Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage OK’d
The research found declines in states that passed laws allowing gays to marry before the Supreme Court made it legal

Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legalThe research found declines in states that passed laws allowing gays to marry before the Supreme Court made it legal
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Obituary

McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dies

Norma McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69McCorvey was unmarried, unemployed and pregnant for the third time when in 1969 she sought to have an abortion in Texas
  • Obituary
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Special Reports

DMC passes new inspection in surgical instruments case

DMC passes surprise inspection of instrument cleaningDMC passed a surprise inspection of its sterilization facilities and no longer violates the state health code.
  • Special Reports
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Detroit

Feds reopen probe of dirty surgical tools at DMC

Feds reopen probe into DMC dirty toolsRevelations of more dirty instruments prompt unannounced inspection of DMC hospitals
  • Detroit
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Health

Flu vaccine a good match; season moderate so far

Flu vaccine a good match; season moderate so farU.S. health officials say the flu vaccine seems to be working pretty well this season
  • Health
  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Health

Study: Surgeons rude to patients may pose problem in OR

Surgeons rude to patients may pose problem in OR, study saysComplaints included surgeons dismissing questions about upcoming operations, or mistreating nurses
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  • 1 week ago
Nation

Revised U.S. tally: HIV infections fell 18% in 6 years
David Holtgrave, an HIV researcher at Johns Hopkins said counting infections instead of diagnoses is a more ideal gauge

Revised U.S. tally: HIV infections fell 18 percent in 6 yearsDavid Holtgrave, an HIV researcher at Johns Hopkins said counting infections instead of diagnoses is a more ideal gauge
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Detroit

Study: Detroit unhealthiest big city in America

Study: Detroit unhealthiest big city in AmericaWalletHub’s data team compared 150 of the most populated U.S. cities across 34 key indicators of good health
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Life

14 ways to recover from awkward dating moments

14 ways to recover from awkward dating momentsFrom spilling wine to running into an ex, Metro Detroit relationship experts share advice to save you from embarrassment
  • Life
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Appeals court upholds NYC salt-warning rule

Appeals court upholds NYC salt-warning ruleThe rule dates to 2015, and many of the thousands of eateries it covers already are using the salt-shaker-like emblems.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Residents: 1st atom bomb test caused cancer cases

Residents: First atom bomb test caused generations of cancerResidents says the world’s first atomic bomb test caused generations of New Mexico families to suffer from cancer
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Health systems: New heart attack treatment saving lives

Metro Detroit health systems: New heart attack treatment saving livesResults of an unprecedented collaboration by the region’s five major hospital systems will be presented in March
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  • 2 weeks ago
Health

Detroit's only bra boutique offers thousands to choose from

Detroit’s only bra boutique offers thousands to choose fromBusted Bra Shop owner Lee Padgett talks about Detroit's only bra boutique, which carries 45 brands and thousands of bras in 220 sizes.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

New MSU drug offers hope to stop spread of skin cancer

New MSU drug offers hope to stop spread of skin cancerPotential drug is two to five years away from human trials, but the discovery is hailed as promising against disease
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Business

Entrepreneurs: ACA repeal may mean job changes

Entrepreneurs: Health law repeal may mean getting a new jobNew insurance policies may be too expensive or not available at all for entrepreneurs
  • Business
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Researchers: Simple activities can help aging brains

Researchers: Simple activities can help aging brainsSimple activities including web-surfing, playing bridge and socializing can stave off mental decline
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

UM study digs deep for healthiest exercise regimen

UM study digs deep for healthiest exercise regimenResearchers look to matching training to individual health needs
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Molecules under study during exercise

Molecules under study during exerciseMolecules under study during exercise
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Oakland County

Whooping cough spike prompts health advisory

Whooping cough spike prompts health advisoryCases of whooping cough are increasing in Oakland County and other parts of Michigan, according to health officials
  • Oakland County
  • 4 weeks ago
Politics

Trump ACA order elicits wait-and-see approach in Mich.

Trump’s Obamacare order elicits wait-and-see approach from MichiganMichigan is cautious on president’s executive order to reduce any fiscal burden created by the Affordable Care Act
  • Politics
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Dying from cancer: Where you live could determine fate

Dying from cancer: Where you live could determine your fateA study underscores that not all Americans have benefited from medical advances
  • Health
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Trump order declares ‘prompt repeal’ of Obamacare

Trump order declares he’ll seek ‘prompt repeal’ of ObamacareTrump signed an executive order to waive or delay requirements of Obamacare that impose economic or regulatory burdens
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Health

Wish Upon a Teen grants dream hospital room makeovers

Wish Upon a Teen grants dream hospital room makeoversThe Birmingham-based nonprofit organizes spa days, proms and redecorates hospital rooms nationwide for teens
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  • 1 month ago
Health

1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infections

1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infectionsHigh-risk HPV can cause cancer in the mouth and upper throat, cervical cancer in women and other cancers
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
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