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Agencies can get grants for trying new opioid methods

Agencies can get grants for trying new opioid methodsUp to $455,000 in grants are available for organizations willing to try new approaches to tackling opioid crisis
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Nation

Trump administration opposes syphilis study museum

Trump administration oppose syphilis study museumHundreds of black men suffering from the sexually transmitted disease were allowed to go untreated for decades
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Senate bill’s consumer impact goes beyond ‘Obamacare’

Senate bill’s consumer impact goes beyond ‘Obamacare’Medicaid is biggest consumer story in ‘Obamacare’ rollback
  • Politics
  • 5 days ago
Nation

How Senate health bill compares to House, ACA

How Senate health bill compares to House, ACACongresses bills mean less federal money for health insurance and a greater likelihood more Americans will be uninsured
  • Nation
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Health

Flu vaccine ineffective for over 65 last winter

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winterThe flu vaccine was ineffective in protecting older Americans even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Plan to privatize Mich. mental health aid advances

Plan to privatize Michigan mental health services advancesFirst step in plan to turn control of mental health budget over to private insurers is poised for inclusion in budget
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
World

EU takes fat out of fire: Belgian fries out of danger!

EU takes fat out of fire: Belgian fries are out of danger!The European Commission wants all Belgians, and the world at large, to know: your famous fries are safe!
  • World
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. kids each day

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each dayShootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls

No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study saysIt’s the first decline CDC has reported in teen vaping since the agency began tracking in 2011
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Snacks with added fiber a part of Nutrition Facts delay

Snacks with added fiber a part of Nutrition Facts delaySnack bars, cereals and brownies with added fiber may not appear as filling under a new labeling rule
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Sources: Trump tells senators House health bill ‘mean’

Sources: Trump tells senators House health bill ‘mean’Trump’s remarks were a surprising slap at a Republican-written House measure that was shepherded by Speaker Paul Ryan.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Drones with defibrillators could aid heart emergencies

Drones carrying defibrillators could aid heart emergenciesResearchers tested the idea and found drones arrived at the scene of 18 cardiac arrests within about 5 minutes of launch
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Fancy names may boost healthy dining

Fancy names may boost healthy diningVeggies given names are more popular than those with healthful-sounding labels
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

New in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugsImmune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care, creating “living drugs” that grow inside the body
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Skin cancer cases on the rise

Skin cancer cases on the riseResearcher says diagnoses bolster argument for using sunscreen — every day, year-round on all exposed skin
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
World

WHO: 100K suspected cholera cases in Yemen

WHO: 100K suspected cholera cases in YemenA cholera outbreak in Yemen has claimed almost 800 lives and is suspected of sickening about 100,000
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

Advocate of abstinence-only sex education gets HHS post

Advocate of abstinence-only sex education gets HHS postA leader of the abstinence-only sex education movement has been appointed to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

‘Medical Homes’ help patients tackle ailments early

‘Medical Homes’ help patients tackle ailments earlyIn Medical Homes, care teams continually monitor patients for health issues to reduce costs by keeping them healthy
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Study: Pregnancy seems safe for breast cancer survivors

Study: Pregnancy seems safe for breast cancer survivorsA study gives reassuring news for breast cancer survivors who want to have children
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

All respond to gene therapy in a blood cancer study
Doctors are reporting unprecedented success from a new kind of cell and gene therapy for multiple myeloma

A first: All respond to gene therapy in a blood cancer studyDoctors are reporting unprecedented success from a new kind of cell and gene therapy for multiple myeloma
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Patriotic Mich. dentists provide free care to vets

Patriotic Mich. dentists provide free care to vetsVictors for Veterans provides everything from routine cleanings to restorations and beyond
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Study: Reporting cancer issues online boosts longevity

Study: Reporting cancer issues online boosts longevityPeople report complications online rather than trying to call their doctors or waiting until the next appointment
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Oakland County

Oakland Co. investigating 15 cases of salmonella

Oakland Co. investigating 15 cases of salmonellaOakland County’s health division on Friday said its investigating 15 cases of salmonella
  • Oakland County
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Oakland County

Students zipline into summer at Adventure Park

Students zipline into summer at Adventure ParkThe Adventure Park in West Bloomfield opened for its fourth summer season this week
  • Oakland County
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
World

Study: China struggles to kick cigarette habit

Study: China struggles to kick cigarette habitAn estimated 316 million people smoke in China, almost a quarter of the population.
  • World
  • 4 weeks ago
Michigan

Statewide prescription makes opioid antidote available

Statewide prescription makes opioid antidote availablePharmacies are preparing to distribute naloxone to reverse the effects of an overdose
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Health

IVF doctor gives hope to older Indian women

Controversial IVF doctor gives hope to older Indian womenA controversial IVF clinic in northern India specializes in fertility treatments for women over 50
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
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