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Surgeon General: Federal drug classification needs changes

Surgeon General: Fed drug classification needs changesThe nation’s drug classification system should be revisited but illegal drugs shouldn’t simply be decriminalized nationwide, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adam says
  • Nation
  • 3 days ago
Health

Wayne Co. confirms 1st case of nervous system disease in Mich.
First case of acute flaccid myelitis, which affects nervous system, causing muscles to become weak, reported

Wayne Co. confirms 1st case of polio-like illness in Mich.First case of acute flaccid myelitis, which affects nervous system, causing muscles to become weak, reported
  • Health
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Health

1st baby born using transplanted uterus

1st baby born using transplanted uterusIt is the world’s first baby born to a woman with a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Michigan

Educator gets grant to improve Asian-American health

Educator gets grant to improve health of Asian-AmericansThe CDC has given an EMU educator a nearly $3 million grant to improvethe health of underserved Asian-Americans
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Michigan

GOP lawmakers cut holes in Michigan's paid sick leave initiative

GOP cuts holes in Mich. sick leave lawOver 160,000 Michigan small firms employing more than 1 million workers would be exempt from providing paid sick leave under GOP bills
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
Health

Top tot toys? Blocks, boxes backed over high-tech toys

Top tot toys? Blocks, boxes backed over high-tech toysPediatricians say the best toys are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Michigan

Senate GOP extends abortion prescription restriction

Senate GOP extends abortion prescription banDoctors would be permanently banned from prescribing abortion medication over an internet web camera or streaming video service under the legislation
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Science

China halts work by team on gene-edited babies

China halts work by team on gene-edited babiesVice Minister of Science and Technology Xu Nanping called the team’s actions illegal and said a probe has been ordered
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Suicide, at 50-year peak, lowers US life expectancy

Suicide, at 50-year peak, lowers US life expectancyOverall, there were more than 2.8 million U.S. deaths in 2017, or nearly 70,000 more than the previous year
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Babies born in withdrawal is new opioid complication

Babies born in withdrawal is new opioid complicationLawyers say babies have been harmed directly by the opioid industry, unlike local governments, hospitals, other entities
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Science

Scientist: 2nd gene-edited babies pregnancy likely

Scientist: 2nd gene-edited babies pregnancy likelyHe Jiankui claims to have altered the DNA of twin girls to try to make them resistant to infection with the AIDS virus
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Insulin pumps have most reported problems to FDA

Insulin pumps have most reported problems to FDAWhen it comes to medical devices, none have had more reported problems over the last decade than insulin pumps.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Michigan

State won't close medical pot shops this year

State won’t close medical pot shops this yearNearly 100 temporarily operating medical marijuana businesses seeking their state licenses can continue operating at least through the end of the year
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

New exercise guidelines: Move more, start younger

New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start youngerOnly 20 percent of Americans get enough exercise now, and the childhood obesity problem has prompted the push
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Breast implant issues hidden as questions mount

Breast implant issues hidden as questions mountUnder the FDA’s system there was no way for the public to discern the true volume of incidents
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

How many kids have autism? US gov’t measures 3 ways

How many kids have autism? US government measures 3 waysThe U.S. government says the latest estimate – 1 in 40 kids – doesn’t necessarily mean the numbers are rising
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Science

First gene-edited babies claimed in China

First gene-edited babies claimed in ChinaThe researcher said he altered embryos to bestow an ability to resist possible future infection with HIV, the AIDS virus
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Study: More women in poor countries use contraception

Study: More women in poor countries use contraceptionThe report signifies progress in efforts to involve women in family planning
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

Michigan hits highest premature birth rate in a decade

Mich. hits highest preterm birth rate in decadeMichigan's preterm birth rate rose for the fifth straight year, the March of Dimes said. Detroit's rate remains tops for the nation's largest cities
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Food

Answers to questions about romaine lettuce warning

Answers to questions about romaine lettuce warningWith two food poisoning outbreaks before Thanksgiving, messages about what’s safe to eat can be hard to keep straight
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

CDC urges people avoid romaine lettuce over latest e. coli outbreak

CDC: Don’t eat romaine lettuceIn the US, California has 10 illnesses. The rest are clustered in the Midwest (11 among Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin and Northeast
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

UM stem cell research lifts hope for Alzheimer's patients

UM research lifts hope for Alzheimer’s cureEva Feldman's research shows Implanting neural stem cells in the brains of mouse models improved recognition and spatial memory, along with learning
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapesThe proposed restrictions were aimed mainly at reducing smoking in kids.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Mich. Medicaid approved for drug pricing experiment

Michigan Medicaid approved for drug pricing experimentMichigan is the second state to receive federal approval for a drug-pricing experiment
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

US officials report a record number of tick diseases

US officials report a record number of tick diseasesThe 2017 tally of more than 59,000 cases is a 22 percent increase from the previous year
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause unknown

More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknownCDC officials don’t know what’s causing some children to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Nation

States get leeway to expand inpatient mental health

States get more leeway to expand inpatient mental healthThe Trump administration is allowing states to provide more inpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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