The recent deadly shooting in California may turn out to be the latest example of violence related to mental illness. Michigan public health officials are promoting trainings this month on what they call mental health first aid. Continue reading
As summer weather finally moves in and people spend more time outdoors, state health officials are once again talking about the importance of bug spray.That ubiquitous product, they say, can save your health. Continue reading
As summer visitors converge on Central and Northern Michigan lakes, state health officials are reminding people about the signs of drowning. Continue reading
State officials say due to flooding, the popular Tahquamenon Falls State Park trail has been shut down until further notice. Continue reading
Just in time for summer travel, a popular river in Presque Isle county is looking a bit better and a lot safer. The DNR has removed an old, crumbled grist mill from the Ocqueoc River. Continue reading
Steven Roberds, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer at the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance says Tuberous Sclerosis Complex – or TSC is roughly as common as cystic fibrosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and may be linked to some cases of Autism.
The Alpena library is ready to launch an initiative to preserve the oral history of the area.The library has been awarded a nearly 15-thousand-dollar state grant to support the effort. Continue reading
The Central Michigan District Health Department is making house-calls, or to be more accurate- business-calls in its new Worksite Wellness program. Continue reading
One of Michigan’s big three automakers is celebrating National Women’s Month by recognizing women making strides in a non-traditional field.
The state has named March Developmental Disabilities Awareness month, and is hoping to improve awareness of people with developmental disabilities. Continue reading