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Walking For Water: The Point A Michigan Man Is Making With A Few Miles A Day

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/19 2:22A Health – CBS Detroit
(CNN) Every day, countless families all around the world trek to get water that may still be dangerous to drink. Watch here to learn more about a Michigan man raising awareness on clean water. The-CNN-Wire & © 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a...

Parent Claims Bugs Found In Daughter’s School Breakfast

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/18 9:11A Health – CBS Detroit
FLINT, MI ( WNEM ) A parent at a school in the Flint area is raising concerns about food sold at the school. Chastity Mack posted photos on Facebook of what she said was a Pop Tart package her daughter bought for breakfast at New Standard...

Whitmer OKs Bill To Bar Sale Of Cough Suppressant To Minors

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/15 1:51A Health – CBS Detroit
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to prohibit the sale of an over-the-counter cough suppressant to minors unless they have a prescription. The restriction on dextromethorphan will take effect next July....

Michigan Teen Who Vaped Received Double Lung Transplant

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/13 2:00A Health – CBS Detroit
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan teenager was the recipient of what could be the first double lung transplant on a person whose lungs were severely damaged from vaping, health officials said Tuesday. Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit described...

REPORT: More People Are Surviving Lung Cancer In The US

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/13 1:52A Health – CBS Detroit
(CNN) Over the past decade, the rate of new lung cancer cases diagnosed in the United States has dropped 19% and the five-year survival rate has climbed 26%, according to a new report. Yet lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death...

Scientists May Have Just Worked Out Why We Hiccup

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/12 9:12A Health – CBS Detroit
(CNN) Although hiccups seem a nuisance, scientists have discovered they may play a crucial role in our development by helping babies to regulate their breathing. In a study led by University College London (UCL), researchers monitoring 13 newborn...

Here’s How Asthma Can Turn Deadly In Rare Cases

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/12 2:19A Health – CBS Detroit
(CNN) The death of 13-year-old Broadway star Laurel Griggs is a tragic reminder of how serious asthma can be. Laurel battled asthma for about two years, her father Andrew Griggs told CNN. Though Laurel would seem fine for months at a time, her...

How To Stop Throwing Away Your Veggies And Fruit

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/12 2:13A Health – CBS Detroit
(CNN) We all do it: buy fresh fruits and veggies with the best of intentions to gobble them down, only to open the fridge a few days (or weeks) later to discover a rotten mess. One tweetfest tapped into our pervasive shame over   store-bought...

Michigan Group To Hold Talk On Vaping And Risk To Children

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/12 1:49A Health – CBS Detroit
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — CARE of Southeastern Michigan is presenting a discussion in Macomb County about vaping and its risk to children. Tuesday night s free event will be held the Macomb Community College South Campus in Warren from 7-8 p.m....

Vaping-Related Lung Transplant Performed At Detroit Hospital

CBS Detroit (Health) 11/12 1:38A Health – CBS Detroit
DETROIT (AP) — Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping. No other details of the transplant were released Monday by Henry Ford Health System, which...
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