A check by state health officials over the past year found an uptick in the number of retailers illegally selling tobacco to minors. The Department of Community Health Survey found 18 percent of retailers sold tobacco to minors. That’s a seven percentage point jump from two years ago.
Skype and other forms of video conferencing is the norm in social media. Now local healthcare professionals are also planning to make use of video technology.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $298,000 grant to Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine.
The grant provides funding for third year healthcare students to work in rural communities, and at the same time, video conference with mentors in other locations. Continue reading
Four years ago, Michigan was lacking when it came to the percentage of residents registered as some sort of organ donor.
Governor Rick Snyder has vetoed three bills that would have prohibited the sale of e-cigarettes and nicotine vapor products to minors. Continue reading
Heading into 2015, Emmet County has new team to help serve the community in times of emergency.
If you still have yet to get a flu shot, health officials suggest making that that your new years resolution.
185. As of January 6th, Health officials said that was the number of influenza hospitalizations so far in Michigan. Continue reading
Central Michigan University is home to the new Autism Assessment and Treatment Center.
Central Michigan University will be spending the new year working on the outline for their newest masters degree.
A new Master of Public Health degree will become available for graduates looking to serve rural and medically underserved areas. Continue reading
Michigan Law allows for parents to sign a waiver exempting their children from vaccination, but new rules are about to make that a little more complicated.
For most people the festive atmosphere around the holidays is great, but for people with depression, anxiety or unresolved trauma or abuse the festivities can cause more harm than good.