September is Pain Awareness month, and while we’re usually aware of our own pain, pain can be more complex than we realize.
Health officials in Michigan are keeping their eyes on the spread of a respiratory virus that has- so far – infected people in ten states. Read more
Veterans residing in northern Michigan can expect to see upgrades to the Veterans’ Affairs Traverse City Outpatient Clinic in the near future.
More than 60 thousand Michiganders have likely experienced a life-changing event that qualifies them to sign up for health care through the federal health exchange before November.
A dozen Central Michigan University physical therapy students have ventured north to continue their studies,not at CMU, but at Michigan Tech in Houghton. Read more
The state’s top health official is stepping down to focus on his personal health. Michigan Department of Community Health Director Jim Haveman says he suffered a mild stroke in May.
A landfill operator in metro Detroit has put on hold plans to import radioactive waste from out of state, following calls for a state review of the practice. Read more
If you think you’ve been seeing more people with tattoos and piercings lately, you’re right.
State health officials are reminding residents of the safety risks associated with body art modification. Read more
It’s National Breastfeeding Month, and officials say most Michigan mothers breastfeed.
They said this is a good thing since breastfed babies have fewer allergies and healthier immune systems. Read more
The DNR has diagnosed type C botulism in wild waterfowl along the East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay.
The DNR Wildlife Disease Lab in Lansing confirmed this as the first case of botulism in Michigan this year.