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FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honeyMaple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying the FDA’s upcoming requirement could hurt their industries
  • Business
  • 4 hours, 5 minutes ago
Health

US could back 1st pot-derived medicine

US could back 1st pot-derived medicineThe Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a decision by the end of the month on the drug Epidiolex.
  • Health
  • 19 hours, 5 minutes ago
Health

Compulsive video-game playing a new mental health issue

Compulsive video-game playing a new mental health issueThe World Health Organization says compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition
  • Health
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Michigan

Michigan law shielding drug makers draws scrutiny amid opioid crisis

Michigan law shielding drug makers draws scrutinyMichigan's unique law might prevent communities from winning lawsuits to reclaim money they've spent fighting the opioid epidemic, legal experts say.
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Nation

Fewer teens smoking, doing drugs … and drinking milk

Fewer teens smoking, doing drugs … and drinking milkLast year’s survey asked about 100 questions on a wide range of health topics, including smoking, drugs and diet.
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

House passes Bishop bill to block shipments of synthetic opioids from overseas

House passes bill to block shipments of opioidsU.S. House passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Mike Bishop aimed at blocking the shipment of synthetic opioids such as fentanyl from overseas
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at riskThe Trump administration’s latest move against “Obamacare” could jeopardize legal protections on pre-existing conditions
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Michigan

U.S. House passes bill named for Ann Arbor woman

House passes bill named for Ann Arbor womanThe U.S. House voted on bills meant to combat the opioid epidemic, including Jessie's Law, which is named for Ann Arbor's Jessica Grubb
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Wayne County

Colorblind Metro Detroiters see shades unlike before

Glasses let the color-blind see new shadesThree men from Metro Detroit who suffer from color deficiency saw a full spectrum of colors for the first time Friday at the Vision Center in Canton
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Nation

Celebrity suicides highlight troubling trend in midlife

Celebrity suicides highlight troubling trend in midlifeA U.S. report released this week shows middle-aged adults – ages 45 to 64 – had the largest rate increase since 1999.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Nation

Justice Department takes aim at heart of health law

Justice Department takes aim at heart of health lawThe Trump administration said in a court filing it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Flu season was one of the deadliest for kids

Flu season was one of the deadliest for kidsFlu killed more U.S. children in the past year than during any other regular flu season in recent history
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Sobering report teases out factors leading to suicides

Sobering report teases out factors leading to suicidesMore than half of suicides in 2015 in a subgroup of 27 states were among people with no known mental health condition.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Superbug infections rising among injection drug users

Superbug infections rising among injection drug usersUsers of heroin and other injection drugs were 16 times more likely than others to develop severe illnesses from MRSA
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

Hep A confirmed in worker at Fenton Winery and Brewery

Hep A confirmed in worker at Fenton Winery and BreweryGenesee County Health Department has confirmed a worker at Fenton Winery and Brewery has been diagnosed with hepatitis A
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Detroit

Ilitch-funded sports medicine institute, run by DMC, coming near LCA

DMC sports medicine institute coming near LCAA new state-of-the-art, comprehensive care facility will meet a growing demand in southeast Michigan.
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Trustees warn Medicare finances worsening

Trustees warn Medicare finances worseningMedicare’s financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security’s can’t be ignored forever
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Feds: Skimping can’t save seniors from rising med cost
The report emphasized the most persistent problem for Medicare beneficiaries is the high cost of maintenance medications

Feds: Skimping can’t save seniors from rising med costThe report emphasized the most persistent problem for Medicare beneficiaries is the high cost of maintenance medications
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Study: Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo

Study: Many breast cancer patients can skip chemoThe results are expected to spare up to 70,000 patients a year in the U.S. the ordeal and expense of these drugs.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Texas heart transplant program suspends operations

Renowned Texas heart transplant program suspends operationsBaylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is closed after at least 3 patients died
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

2 Rabid bats found in Washtenaw County

2 Rabid bats found in Washtenaw CountyThe Washtenaw County Health Department is taking precaution after two bats tested positive for rabies this year
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreakHealth officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

New Michigan opioid laws may mean longer prescription wait times

New Michigan laws aim to fight opioid addictionNew Michigan opioid laws require patient education and consent for opioid prescription drugs. The result may be a longer wait for opioid prescriptions
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Trump remaking policy on women’s reproductive health

Trump remaking federal policy on women’s reproductive healthThe Trump admin is moving to limit access to birth control and abortion and bolstering abstinence-only sex education
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Cancer group says colon screening should start at 45

Cancer group says colon screening should start at 45, not 50Cancer society officials acknowledge the shift to 45 could cause confusion but felt strongly that they needed to act now
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Packaging error leads to birth control pill recall

Packaging error leads to birth control pill recallAllergan is recalling packs of its birth control pills in the U.S. because of a packaging error with placebos
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Wayne State tests for Legionnaires source

Wayne State tests for Legionnaires sourceWayne State University says building where employee works is unlikely to be the source of the disease
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks ago
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