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Michigan

Hep. A vaccines urged for travelers to Ky., Mich.

Hepatitis A vaccines urged for travelers to Ky., Mich.Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated if their summer plans include visits to Michigan
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Detroit

College students invent devices to help disabled vets

College students invent devices to help disabled veteransThe students presented their inventions Thursday at John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Health

Experts back marijuana-based drug for seizures in kids

US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizuresGW Pharmaceuticals’ syrup could become the first drug derived from the cannabis plant to win federal approval in the US
  • Health
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Health

Data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptionsThe decline comes amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction
  • Health
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Health

Warming, not cooling, may improve organ transplants

Warming, not cooling, may improve organ transplantsThe livers keep functioning until they’re transplanted thanks to a machine that pumps them full of blood and nutrients.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Oakland County

Thornetta Davis celebrates couple’s organ donation

Thornetta Davis celebrates couple’s organ donationDavis has a special reason behind why she is so passionate about organ donation
  • Oakland County
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
Mobility

Robotic cars give hope to blind but tech issues remain

Robotic cars give hope to blind but tech issues remainBlind people are worried the auto industry is not factoring their needs into the design of driverless technology
  • Mobility
  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
Macomb County

Hepatitis A confirmed at Warren Buffalo Wild Wings

Hep. A confirmed at Warren Buffalo Wild WingsAnyone who ate at the restaurant between March 24 and April 9 should watch for symptoms, officials say
  • Macomb County
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Health

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from FDA

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from FDAA closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy
  • Health
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Health

5-year-old completes cancer radiation with surprises

5-year-old completes cancer radiation with surprisesHudson Brown rides with Bumblebee Transformer, gets police escort and caravan of Camaros celebrating end of radiation
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Limit alcohol to 1 drink a day, study says

Limit alcohol to 1 drink a day, study saysStudy finds that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner than those who drink less
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Michigan

Suit: Michigan illegally obtains newborns’ blood

Lawsuit: Michigan illegally obtains newborns’ bloodThe state says the blood of more than five million people is being stored for health research
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Boston marathon bomb survivors inspire medical advances

Boston marathon bomb survivors inspire medical advancesMedical science has made advances in amputations and artificial limbs in part because of lessons from the attack.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

New way of defining Alzheimer’s aims to find it sooner

New way of defining Alzheimer’s aims to find it soonerMany more people will be considered to have Alzheimer’s because the biological signs can show up before symptoms do.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Bills would let pharmacists tell customers best prices

Bills would let pharmacists tell customers best pricesBills in Congress target clauses limiting pharmacists from alerting patients to the cheapest way to pay for drugs
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Detroit

Henry Ford gets $20M to target earlier cancer detection

Henry Ford gets $20M to target earlier cancer detectionThe anonymous donation will help create the Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center for early detection of pancreatic cancer
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks ago
Health

UM fuels debate on retainer-based health care

UM fuels debate on retainer-based health carePatients, doctors abandon health insurance system for retainer-based care, where patients pay ahead of time for services
  • Health
  • 2 weeks ago
Health

FDA restricts birth control implant but no recall

FDA restricts birth control implant but no recallOfficials are placing new restrictions on a contraceptive implant that has had many reports of painful complications
  • Health
  • 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Nice twist for Detroit police: 1,100 new tourniquets

Nice twist for Detroit police: 1,100 new tourniquetsDonation from DMC, inspired by teenage accident victim Sean English, precedes a how-to course for recruits
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Surgeon general urges Americans to carry OD antidote

Surgeon general urges Americans to carry overdose antidoteThe nation’s chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying naloxone to help combat the nation’s opioid crisis
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Poll: Most Americans see drug addiction as a disease

Poll: Most Americans see drug addiction as a diseaseMore than 1 in 10 Americans say they have had a relative or close friend die from an opioid overdose
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Getting kids to a good weight by 13 may help diabetes

Getting kids to a good weight by 13 may help diabetesBeing overweight at any age raises the chances of the most common form, Type 2.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Study: Midlife ‘wealth shock’ may lead to death

Study: Midlife ‘wealth shock’ may lead to deathThe analysis of nearly 9,000 people’s experiences underscores well-known connections between money and well-being.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ pose growing threat

CDC: Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ pose growing threat“Nightmare bacteria” with unusual resistance to antibiotics of last resort were found over 200 times last year
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Legal marijuana linked with fewer opioid prescriptions

Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptionsAdvocates for liberalizing marijuana laws have proposed marijuana as a lower-risk alternative to opioids
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

$500K helping Mich. battle hepatitis A
Health departments share grant funds to target largest ‘person-to-person’ outbreak in state history

$500K helping Mich. battle hepatitis AHealth departments share grant funds to target largest ‘person-to-person’ outbreak in state history
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

What we know about cancer risk and your coffee

What we know about cancer risk and your coffeeHow frightened should we be of a daily cup of joe? Not very, some scientists say.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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