Close
Advertisement

Get the news

MORE NEWS

Life + Home

Headlines

Updated 4:53 p.m. EST

The Big Page
  • Grid
  • List
Health

US panel recommends adult vaccine against hepatitis B

US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis BThe vaccine called Heplisav-B was licensed in November and is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in 25 years
  • Health
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Nation

Stuck in opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

Stuck in opioids crisis, officials turn to acupunctureAcupuncture is increasingly being embraced as an alternative to the powerful painkillers behind the opioid crisis
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Health

Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, study shows

Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study showsResults suggest “precision medicine is not as important as eating mindfully, getting rid of packaged, processed food”
  • Health
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Health

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies promising

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in studyA company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped children to tolerate nuts in a major study
  • Health
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Nation

Unknown: How best to treat opioids’ youngest victims

Unknown: How best to treat opioids’ youngest victimsTrying to cope with the rising numbers of affected infants, U.S. hospitals are taking a scattershot approach
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Health

Flu season shows signs of leveling off

Flu season shows signs of leveling offThis nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Wayne County

Family of victim gets no money after surgery blunder

Family of victim gets no money after surgery blunderAn 81-year-old woman died after doctors performed brain surgery on her because of a records mix-up
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Flu vaccine only 36% effective; season intense so far

Flu vaccine only 36% effective; season intense so farThe flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that’s causing most illnesses
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Worms pulled from the eye of woman with rare infection

Worms pulled from the eye of woman with rare infectionAn Oregon woman is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

States look at Canada imports to lower drug costs

States look at Canada imports to lower drug costsDrugs imported from Canada cost an average of 30 percent less than in the United States.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Scientists aim at joint injuries that trigger arthritis

Scientists aim at joint injuries that trigger arthritisPeople who’ve experienced knee injuries are three to six times more likely to develop arthritis in that joint.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

On drug costs, modest steps follow Trump’s big promises

On drug costs, modest steps follow Trump’s big promisesTrump makes big promises to reduce prescription drug costs, but is gravitating to relatively modest steps
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Business

OxyContin maker will stop promoting opioids to doctors

OxyContin maker will stop promoting opioids to doctorsOxyContin has long been the world’s top-selling opioid painkiller, bringing in billions in sales for Purdue
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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

EMU OKs plan to build campus health center

EMU OKs plan to build campus health centerEMU officials have approved a plan to build a new campus health center with a major health care system
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Worsening flu season now as bad as ’09 swine flu

Worsening flu season now as bad as ’09 swine fluA government report shows 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other flu symptoms
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

State: UP child dies from flu

State: UP child dies from fluState health department: An Upper Peninsula child became Michigan’s first pediatric flu death of the 2017-18 season
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Insulin quality queries have diabetes experts alarmed

Insulin quality questions have diabetes experts scramblingPreliminary research suggests that some diabetes patients may be injecting medicine that has partially disintegrated
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Report shows misuse of antipsychotics in nursing homes

Report details misuse of antipsychotics in nursing homesOvermedication of the elderly in nursing homes remains a major problem, some advocacy groups say
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Not just boy and girl; more teens ID as transgender

Not just boy and girl; more teens identify as transgenderFar more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using nontraditional gender terms
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

Ohio hoping for action on Trump’s words on opioids

Ohio hoping for action on Trump’s words on opioidsOhio Police Chief Tom Synan said he found Trump’s State of the Union comments on opioids to be “much of the same”
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Researchers: Couple glasses of wine helps clean brain

Researchers: Couple glasses of wine helps clean brainSo say University of Rochester researchers who exposed mice to the equivalent of two glasses of wine or beer a day.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

Beyond Meat hopes to concoct plant-based bacon, steak

Beyond Meat hopes to concoct plant-based bacon, steakCompany expands lab to develop fake chicken, beef and pork that tastes and feels like the real thing
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Flu’s worsening shadow blanketing U.S.

Flu’s worsening shadow blanketing U.S.It looks like Groundhog Day for the nation’s flu report, too: It’s gotten worse
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

No clear answers on safety of cellphone use

Studies offer no clear answers on safety of cellphone useThe newest research took a closer look at the effects of super-high doses in animals to address lingering questions
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Oakland County

Oakland County health officials urge flu vaccinations

Oakland County health officials urge flu vaccinationsBetween Oct. 1 and Jan. 18, Oakland County has had more than 1,705 confirmed flu cases
  • Oakland County
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

Standing desk calorie-burning claims put to the test

Standing desk calorie-burning claims put to the testStanding does burn calories, just not that many: about 54 calories for a six-hour day
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Columnists