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More than 323,000 Enroll for Healthy Michigan Program

According to Governor Rick Snyder's office, more than 323,000 have enrolled for Michigan's expanded Medicaid program since it first launched earlier this year. The Healthy Michigan Plan extends health care benefits to a half-million low-income residents

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Health Benefits of Hiking — 5 Reasons to Hit the Trails This Summer

Put on some sunscreen and bug repellant, and enjoy these five health benefits of hiking this summer:

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Hamilton Comm. Health to Open New Family Medicine Clinic

A brand new family medicine program is opening in Flint. The Hamilton Community Health Network - Family Medicine Residency will operate out of the Hamilton Main Clinic located at 2900 N. Saginaw Street in Flint

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Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.

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Uh-Oh — An Incurable Mosquito-Borne Virus Has Hit the U.S.

The little-known Chikungunya virus, which has no vaccine, has been confirmed in the continental United States. Here's what you should know.

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Early Exposure to Bacteria Could Protect Babies From Asthma and Allergies

A new study reveals that when babies are exposed to certain allergens and bacteria in their first year of life, they could be protected from allergies and asthma later.

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WFNT’s Jason Cooper Begins Training for the Crim [Video]

On Monday, I went out for my first run of the year as I get ready for this year's Crim and Detroit Free Press Half-Marathon. I say it was my first run of the season. I did kick off (air quotations) the season with a 5K walk in Detroit on Saturday

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State Goes Purple in Recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and the official State of Michigan social media accounts and web pages have gone purple to help bring attention to these important issues.

In a statement, Governor Rick Snyder said "Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death int he United States, and 1-in-3 older adults over age 85 suffer from Alzheimer's

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Warning — You’re More Likely to Catch Norovirus at a Restaurant Than on a Cruise

A reminder to everyone—particularly food-service workers—to please wash your hands regularly.

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Stay Calm, Men — High Stress Can Mean a Low Sperm Count

A new study shows that stressed-out men have lower sperm counts and weaker sperm.

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