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Before you fire up the grill for some great summer meals, Consumer Reports has a caution. The beef you buy may have been tenderized by machines, and that process can introduce potentially deadly bacteria into your food. The trouble is that sharp...
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – The St. Joseph County Health Department is in the process of alerting people who may have come in contact with someone at South Bend's Riley High School with meningococcal disease. The school sent a letter home with students Tuesday...
SOUTH BEND – A case of meningococcal disease has been reported at South Bend Riley High School. The school corporation on Tuesday sent home a letter to parents and students saying the following: May 7, 2013 Dear Parents and Students, The...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In May 2009, then 36-year-old Sterling Heights firefighter Chris Slezak, went to his doctor on a Monday because he felt out of shape and worn out. By that Friday, Slezak, who was active and healthy his entire life, got his...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The baby girl is small. Tiny. She has a big pink flower on her little head, and you'd swear she's smiling. Although she was born three months premature, Raela (pronounced RAY-luh) Ruchell Loe has plenty to smile about....
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana health officials say a student at Indiana University's Bloomington campus has a confirmed case of measles. The State Department of Health said Friday that the student did not attend classes while infectious and...
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge international effort involving more than 100 institutions and genetic tests on 200,000 people has uncovered dozens of signposts in DNA that can help reveal further a person's risk for breast, ovarian or prostate cancer,...
We introduce you to a local woman who is battling breast cancer and show you a group of local doctors providing an opportunity for her and other cancer patients to learn more about their disease and course of treatment. Jacqueline Rico was diagnosed...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan health officials are reporting seven more infections linked to contaminated steroids supplied by a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company. The Michigan Department of Community Health said Monday that at least 256...
WSBT-TVHow much you weigh could put you at major risk of developing cancer. In fact, doctors treat 100,000 cases every year, and those are only cancers linked to obesity. Body weight can determine who gets cancer, how you treat it and how likely you are to...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan health officials have reported two more infections in the past two weeks linked to contaminated steroids supplied by a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company. The Michigan Department of Community Health says at least...
A new study shows how important it is for men to carefully consider treatments for early-stage prostate cancer. Fifteen years after surgery or radiation treatment, nearly all of the older men in the study had some problems having sex. About one-fifth...
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