Health

Michigan House of Representatives
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Marijuana sold in stores would have to have labels warning pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers about the health risks for their fetuses and children under legislation passed Tuesday by the Michigan House.

CBD products photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

Last week, the Quality Dairy chain of convenience stores began carrying some new products at a few locations: hemp oils, vape oils, drink additives and edibles containing CBD. That’s a compound extracted from the hemp plant.


Earlier this year, police dispatchers in Evansville, Indiana, received a chilling call. A man said he was holding his wife at knifepoint, and he warned police that he was heavily armed.

Deepa Halaharvi is a morning person.

"Eat, read, pray, and get ready to go to work," she says, laughing. "And usually I’m out the door around 6:15 or 6:30."

Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed laws letting Michigan release seriously ill and incapacitated prisoners early by having them treated at nursing homes or hospitals instead.

Vaccine photo
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The list of who can administer emergency opioid overdose medication in Michigan could grow.


vaping products
Cheyna Roth / MPRN

Schools across the state say Michigan lawmakers need to regulate e-cigarettes and help keep them out of the hands of minors. But there’s a dispute over how to do that.


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The University of Michigan is informing students and staff that an international visitor who has returned home has been diagnosed with measles.

Vaccine photo
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The number of measles cases in Michigan has reached 41, including the first reported in Washtenaw County.

Pineapple
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Today's Fit Fridays with Blessed Body Training founder Johnny Lewis details different ab workouts that will help you get that summer 6-pack, as well as the health benefits of pineapple! 


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Some newly graduated doctors have an opportunity to decrease their medical school loans if they work where they are most needed in Michigan.

Johnny Lewis
Johnny Lewis

What can a pick-up basketball game do for your health? 

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Wednesday delayed construction of a new $115 million state psychiatric hospital in Michigan's Thumb region, citing staffing shortages and other concerns months after the groundbreaking.

John Beilein
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Michigan State / University of Michigan men's basketball game; Antonio Brown to the Buffalo Bills trade fall-through; Fit Fridays with Blessed Body Training founder Johnny Lewis 


Michigan’s Harsh Winters Cannot Stop Mid-Michigan Runners

Feb 7, 2019
Mid-Michigan Running Club
Mid-Michigan Running Club

Lansing’s Mid-Michigan Running Club knows how to beat winter: layers and good shoes.

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