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Michigan girl mauled by racoon receives wave of support Video included

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She told us all she wanted was to wear earrings -- and now she's got a lot of options. We'll show you how Charlotte is healing after surgery to replace her ear... and how you've made a difference. Her story includes a tragic accident, but also a tremendous outpouring of support. The 12-year-old girl from western Michigan who was attacked by a raccoon, shows us how the generosity of others is helping her heal. "This is all the jewelry people sent me," she said. Dozens of pairs of earrings and ... More>>

Running can help decrease risk of cardiovascular disease Video included

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A new study finds running a few minutes a day even at a slow pace can really decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease.
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Cassie Hines' legacy to help send patients to camp

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A Metro Detroit high school junior is diagnosed with cancer. She fought back, and despite not beating rare kidney cancer, Cassie Hines was able to live her short life to the fullest. Part of the reason is a special camp she visited during her battle with cancer. More>>

New hearing aid technology syncs with your iPhone Video included

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Ten percent of Americans have some hearing loss but most of the people who could get help from a hearing aid won't wear one because they are embarrassed. But now, new technology may change the way we feel about hearing aids. More>>

The importance of your child's back-to-school checkup Video included

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We may be in the heart of summer but now is the time parents should start thinking about getting their children into the doctor for the back-to-school physicals. More>>

Monitoring pulse after stroke may prevent second stroke Video included

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Do you know how to accurately check your pulse? For anyone who's had a stroke, that simple rhythm count may be able to predict your risk for a second stroke.
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Urgent call for blood, platelet donors

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The American Red Cross is putting out an urgent call for blood and platelet donors. Right now, the supply is so low there could be an emergency situation in the coming weeks. More>>

Mich. teen gets heart transplant for her 15th birthday Video included

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A St. Clair County cheerleader was feeling fine when she got a routine EKG to check her heart rhythm. The results of that simple scan are so shocking - her life immediately changed forever. More>>

Billy Baldwin in town supporting new breast cancer screening method Video included

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Billy Baldwin is a successful actor with very well-known brothers, but it's his mother's battle with breast cancer that brought him to metro Detroit.
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Earrings for Charlotte: Mich. girl gets new ear after raccoon attack Video included

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For the first time, we are getting a look at the results of a rare surgery that gave a western Michigan girl a new ear. It's another huge step towards healing for 12-year-old Charlotte Ponce, whose face was disfigured after a raccoon attacked her as a baby.

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Is your fitness tracker making you fat? Video included

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A fitness tracker is supposed to help you get fit, so why are some instead saying they're getting fat?
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Royal Oak jewelry store to give earrings to girl getting new ear after she was attacked by a raccoon Video included

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It's been a week of recovery for a 12-year-old west Michigan girl after she went through a major surgery, but when she's ready for visitors a local jeweler has something special that will make her smile.

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Custom-made bikes given to kids at Beaumont Children's Hospital Video included

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From the little trikes to big bikes, there is is a custom-made set of wheels for every child in Beaumont Children's Hospital Bike Day program. The program provides special bikes for children with special needs.
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Doctors 'pleased' with surgery results for girl mauled by raccoon

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Hospital officials tell Fox 2 the rare surgery to give a Michigan girl a new ear has ended, and say her doctor is pleased with the result.
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The concussion symptom you may not know about Video included

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A new study is out that may help parents, coaches and athletes pinpoint some of the subtle signs of concussion. Turns out, emotions may be at play.
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Mich. girl mauled by raccoon to get new ear Video included

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A Michigan girl is about to undergo a very rare procedure that involves giving her something she hasn't had in a decade: a second ear.
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Treatment for Eczema: Wet Wraps Video included

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It's painful and itchy and what causes the skin rash Eczema can be as mysterious as figuring out how to treat it. As many as one in five kids has it, and a new study is out showing that there is a simpler, safer way to care for those kids. More>>

"Dentistry from the Heart"

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Realizing that many area residents do not have access to dental care, a Farmington Hills Oral Surgery group has decided to give back to the community and for one day, offer services at no charge.
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Urine in the pool is not cool

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What happens when you combine uric acid with chlorine? You create a toxic substance that is not good for you.It takes a lot of urine to have an affect, but in a busy pools it's possible.PLAY THE VIDEO TO GET DEENA CENTOFANTI'S FULL REPORT More>>

Michigan golf courses provide sub par cardiac arrest assistance

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Michigan is known for having some of the best golf courses in the country, however most courses lack a plan to save lives from sudden cardiac arrest.Dr. Robert Swor of Beaumont hospital conducted a study of 39 Michigan courses that saw a cardiac arrest. Only nine of those courses owned an automated external defibrillator and of those nine only two used the AED. "For a number of reasons whether its liability concerns, cost concerns, practical aspects, getting training, they dont have them," Sw... More>>

How caffeine can become deadly Video included

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An overdose of a white powder kills a teenage athlete, but it's not cocaine. It's caffeine. Here's a look at how caffeine can kill.

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The hazards in a senior citizen's home Video included

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Did you know that 90 percent of seniors want to grow old in their own homes? It can be dangerous, though, so we're taking you inside a house to show you the hazards and the simple fixes.

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Mosquito facts and myths Video included

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Escaping from mosquitoes seems impossible no matter where you go. With the long, hard winter and wet spring it's likely we're seeing more of those biting bugs than usual. So it's time to learn how to fight the bite. 
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Opera singer recovering after heart surgery Video included

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For his whole life he focused on his voice, but suddenly he forgot all about that as doctors said his heart needed to be repaired.
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Henry Ford Health System launches tinnitus trials

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The Henry Ford Health System is launching two clinical trials for tinnitus. Online: http://www.tinnitustrial.com/ More>>

Study: Traumatic brain injuries could lead to dementia Video included

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A new study looks at veterans who suffered a particular brain injury and how, years later, they are still paying the price.
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How to spot and treat poison ivy Video included

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"Leaves of three, let it be." That's what we've been told since kids but this season you really have to be on the lookout for poison ivy.
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Local effort to fund research on tumor growing genetic disorder Video included

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A local woman says she has finally gained the strength to accept a medical condition that has caused tumors to grow all over her body.
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Local man's weight loss to be featured in national magazine Video included

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A Detroit man gets startling news from the doctor - lose weight or lose your life. He dropped more than a hundred pounds and will now be featured in Ebony magazine.
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A selfie may have saved her life Video included

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A 49-year-old Ontario woman made a video that her doctors were able to use to save her life. Stacey Yepes went to the hospital days earlier and was told she was stressed. More>>

New tool to help detect oral cancer Video included

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Dentists have a new high tech way to find oral cancer before it turns deadly.

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Do hypoallergenic pets and pillows really tame your allergies? Video included

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Allergies come in all forms: indoor, outdoor, food, pets, etc. But if you're tempted to buy a special sneeze-free dog or hypoallergenic pillow, an allergy expert says don't bother.
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3 steps to giving dad a clean, healthy face for Father's Day Video included

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How about giving Dad the gift of a beautiful face for Father's Day? Here's he three things he needs.
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Special Olympics: Mich. athlete empowered by powerlifting Video included

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Michigan will be well represented at the Special Olympic USA Games. A young man from Plymouth proves you don't have to be big to be powerful.
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MIU's 'Run for the Ribbon' is Father's Day, June 15 Video included

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A local man felt shock and anger when he got the news from his doctor. Now, he wants to help other men get past these emotions.
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5 places you're probably forgetting to put sunscreen Video included

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Dermatologists keep telling us we have got to be wearing our sunscreen, even if the weather is overcast. But a Cleveland Clinic dermatologist says there are some body parts most people are likely neglecting.

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What is 'swimsuit shyness' and how to overcome it Video included

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The sun is shinning and swimsuit season is here! But, because of body issues, for many Americans there is no such thing as swimsuit season.
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Run for the Ribbon at the Detroit Zoo June 15 Video included

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This Father's Day - The Michigan Institute of Urology invites you to the 6th Annual Run for the Ribbon 5k Run/Walk Father's Day, Sunday, June 15, 2014 Detroit Zoo Royal Oak 8:00 AM More>>

Race for the Cure in Chene Park

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The weather was beautiful Saturday and Detroit's Race for the Cure was a big success. This year, Michigan's largest breast cancer fundraising event took place at Chene Park along the Detroit River. More>>

Info you need for Detroit's Race for the Cure June 7 Video included

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A sea of pink will fill the seats at Chene Park and will then wind down Jefferson Ave. Here's all you need to know to Race for the Cure.
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Local woman hopes to change attitude about diabetes Video included

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A metro Detroit woman is looking to change the way we look at diabetes.
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Accepting your body again after breast cancer Video included

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Sex after battling breast cancer is a delicate topic not often talked about but it's a huge challenge. This Healthworks report explains how women and men can deal with the struggle. More>>

Promising athlete survives sudden, threatening heart condition Video included

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Chris Keenist was a local college athlete with a promising career. Keenist was even considering the NFL - until he found himself suddenly, and shockingly, facing a life-threatening heart condition.
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Prom and graduation season: Talk to your kids about drinking Video included

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Prom season and graduation party season - it adds up to fun and the potential for problems. Here's what to tell your teen about the dangers of drinking.

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Special Olympics athlete also hosts his own TV show Video included

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A metro Detroit Special Olympics athlete is training for the USA Games, but he's used to being under pressure and in the spotlight. Ryan Gray also hosts his own tv show.
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Move it or lose it: New study finds simple activity helps older adults Video included

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A new study finds that simple physical activities could have a major impact on older adults maintaining their independence. More>>

23rd Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure

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Registration is now open for the largest breast cancer event in Michigan – the 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. With the same mission of ending breast cancer, and a 5K with a 23-year tradition, we announce our date of Saturday, June 7 at an exciting new location: Detroit’s Chene Park.
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Why babies and dogs should wear sunglasses too

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Sunglasses are the best way to protect your eyes from the sun's most damaging rays. Dr. Rishi Singh, an optomologist from the Cleveland Clinic, recommends that even babies should be wearing sunglasses. More>>

Dr. Oz speaks to local crowd about healthy living Video included

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Renowned television host and health expert Dr. Oz spoke to the Adcraft Club of Detroit at a luncheon Monday, May 19 in Troy.
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Mich. firm recalls 1.8 million pounds of ground beef Video included

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Wolverine Packing Co. in Detroit is recalling 1.8 million pounds of ground beef over fears the meat could be contaminated with E. coli. The recalled beef products were sold to restaurant distributors throughout Michigan.
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Team Angels 6th Annual Pink and Blue United for a Cause 5K Video included

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A tough marine survived Vietnam only to come home and face another deadly battle - breast cancer. Now, he's making it his mission to share his story and raise awareness to other men.
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Trampoline safety 101

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They seem like backyard fun and a great source of exercise, but many doctors will tell you trampolines are a bad idea.
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Mich. woman, 20, recovering from preventative double mastectomy Video included

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A 20-year-old Ann Arbor woman who was the youngest to get a preventive double mastectomy at Beaumont Hospital is now recovering at home. 
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Preventing and treating glaucoma Video included

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Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness. Doctors now have advice on how to save your sight.
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Rare 'mono mono' twins hold hands after birth

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AKRON, Ohio - It was an extra special Mother's Day for a Northeast Ohio woman this year after the birth of her twin girls, who are now getting some national attention. Jenna and Jillian were born Friday to Sarah and Bill Thistlethwaite, of Orville, at Akron General Medical Center. They are considered 'mono mono' twins where the babies shared an amniotic sack. Their birth was rare enough in itself; mono mono twins happen in about 1 in 10,000 twin pregnancies. More>>

Special Olympics benefit athletes in more ways than one Video included

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Special Olympics is about athletes competing and changing attitudes at the same time. The benefit of the sport goes way beyond the games.
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Update: Mich. woman, 20, choosing preventative double mastectomy

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Fox 2 is learning new information about 20-year old Kelly Rothe, who's the youngest patient at Beaumont Hospital to undergo a preventative double mastectomy.  More>>

Teen weighing nearly 500 lbs. working to lose weight, inspire others Video included

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A Clinton Township mom asked for help, desperate to help her teenage son lose weight. Now, FOX 2 has reached out to Medical Weight Loss Center who are teaming up with the 500-pound teen to help turn his health around.
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Mich. woman, 20, choosing preventative double mastectomy Video included

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Kelly Rothe is just 20 years old and is making a decision that will not only change her life, but perhaps save it. She will be the youngest patient at Beaumont Hospital to undergo a preventative double mastectomy.
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Should you really take an aspirin a day? Video included

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Centuries ago, doctors discovered a bitter powder from willow bark that could ease aches and pains. That powder turned out to be aspirin. Now hundreds of years later, many are still asking the question, 'Do I need to be taking it every day?' The FDA has a clear answer.
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Man inspired by stranger to lose nearly 400 pounds Video included

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After a lifetime of obesity, a man from Canton lost close to 400 pounds. What makes his incredible transformation even more amazing, is that it was inspired by a woman he's never met who lived thousands of miles away. More>>

Number of baby gate-related injuries on the rise Video included

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They're meant to protect young children, but a newly published study shows baby gates are sending a growing number of kids to the hospital.  Twenty years of data shows baby gate injuries have quadrupled.
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CDC confirms first case of MERS virus in American Video included

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Health officials on Friday confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East. More>>

Art program therapeutic for stroke patients

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Creating art can be therapeutic. In this Healthworks report, FOX 2's Deena Centofanti introduces a program that helps heal hearts in many ways.
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App could help diagnose and treat multiple sclerosis Video included

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Nowadays, it seems like there's an app for everything, and now, a new iPad app may help doctors diagnose and treat multiple sclerosis. More>>

Don't ignore this early warning sign of gum disease Video included

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Gum disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among adults, and doctors say one of the first signs of the disease often gets ignored.
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Free screenings at Fox 2's Healthy Heart Project Video included

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Heart disease is America's number one killer. Reduce your risk and join FOX 2 and St. John Providence Health System for the Healthy Heart Project! More>>

City of Troy hosts 'Living with Autism' conference Video included

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Hundreds gathered in Troy Friday for the Living With Autism Conference, sponsored by Henry Ford Health System and Metro Parent Magazine. More>>

Woman's aches and pains led to scary diagnosis Video included

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The subtle symptoms were a result of heart disease, and led to open heart surgery.
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Therapy helping communication for those on the autism spectrum Video included

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Communication connects us, and is also one of the biggest challenges for any one on the autism spectrum. A family from Farmington Hills shows how constant therapy is helping to break through the language barrier.
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Study: Stroke patients treated quicker show reduced symptoms Video included

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When someone has a stroke, every second counts. Now, a new study looks at the difference every minute makes.
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Recovering quadriplegic returns to the stage Video included

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A 28-year-old man from Clarkston is told he'll never walk again after a tragic accident, but with modern medicine and raw determination he's working to prove doctors wrong. More>>

Why you shouldn't hold in your sneezes Video included

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It's allergy season so many of us are sneezing a little more these days. If you feel the urge to stifle the sneeze, one doctor says - don't.
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Oakland Co. fighting the growing heroin epidemic Video included

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A heroin epidemic is spreading across metro Detroit communities. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says cases are up more than 300 percent from last year, and that appears to be the trend everywhere.
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Michigan girl mauled by raccoon getting new ear Video included

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A surgeon has created a new ear for a Michigan girl whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby.

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Study: Mother's higher BMI puts stillborn, infant death at higher risk Video included

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When a woman is pregnant, she has probably heard the phrase "you're eating for two." New research shows the dangerous connection between a pregnant woman's increased weight and the risk to the unborn baby.
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What you need to know about radiation when you fly Video included

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How flying and going through security scanners at airports may increase radiation exposure. More>>

U-D Mercy hosts Special Olympics Day Video included

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For the second time, University of Detroit Mercy is hosting Special Olympics Day. The day brings together Special Olympic athletes from six Detroit schools, who learn a few moves from some of the U-D Titans.
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Learning more about autism on World Autism Day Video included

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Doctors don't know what causes autism. They only know symptoms start to surface between 2 and 3 years old. The disorder is complex with a wide range of symptoms, but early intervention can make a difference.
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The Doctor Is In : World Autism Awareness Day Video included

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Wednesday is World Autism Awareness Day. Join Fox 2's Deena Centofanti and a specialist from Beaumont Hospital as they discuss Autism. More>>

Ted Lindsay donates $1 million for autism program

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The foundation of hockey Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay is donating $1 million to a center in Michigan to help children with autism and their families. More>>

Study: Autism affects girls and boys differently Video included

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Much about autism remains a mystery, but now a new study finds it affects girls differently than boys.

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The fast-growing plastic surgery trend among women Video included

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New statistics from American Society of Plastic Surgeons are out and they show an interesting trend. While breast implants are still the number one plastic surgery for women, now more women than even are choosing breast lifts. More>>

Oil pulling: What is it, and what's all the hype about? Video included

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How does taking a spoonful of oil and gargling with it sound? It's an ancient, holistic cleansing method that's getting renewed attention thanks to celebrities. But does it really work? More>>

US autism estimate grows to 1 in 68 children

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The government is increasing its autism estimate to 1 in 68 U.S children. That's a 30 percent jump from the last federal estimate of 1 in 88 children with autism or a related disorder. More>>

Orion Twp. to build special needs playground Video included

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Orion Township is preparing to break ground on a new playground, but as you'll see, this one is going to be a little different. The goal of the new design is to make sure all kids can play.
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Sebelius: Extra time to enroll for health care is 'not an extension' Video included

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People who've started applying for health insurance but aren't able to finish before the March 31 enrollment deadline will get extra time, but HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius isn't calling it an extension.
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Free head and neck cancer screenings April 23

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Henry Ford Health System is hosting free head and neck cancer screenings Wednesday, April 23 at four of its metro Detroit locations as part of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. More>>

Study: Stress could play a role with infertility Video included

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Infertility can be emotionally painful and physically frustrating but now doctors for the first time have found one possible cause. The more stress a woman is under, the more trouble she may have getting pregnant.
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Nature's antidepressant: Spring is finally here! Video included

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Spring is here! If you feel happier just being outside, you're not imagining things. Check out what science has to say about spring and our mood. More>>

3D printer helps save young boy with collapsed windpipe Video included

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A family from Utah feared their baby boy is going to die when a severe, rare birth defect made it impossible for him to breathe. Then, they discovered a pioneering, one-time procedure done at the University of Michigan. More>>

Wayne Co. hosts health care enrollment expo at Cobo Center Video included

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With less than two weeks before the deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, Wayne County will host an enrollment fair in Detroit. More>>

National Poison Prevention Week: Keeping your little ones safe Video included

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Every eight minutes a young child goes to the emergency room for poisoning, and most of the time the child got into the parents' or grandparents' medicine. More>>

Feds approves marijuana study as PTSD treatment for veterans

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The feds give the green light on a study, using marijuana to treat veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. More>>

Local man beats cancer, heart and lung disease Video included

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As a high school senior, a Michigan man was diagnosed with cancer. He received treatment and survived, but had no idea the cancer treatment would nearly kill him 20 years later. More>>

Brain Day at Michigan Science Center March 15 Video included

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Saturday, March 15, is Brain Day at the Michigan Science Center. More>>

Women's self-defense awareness night March 15 Video included

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The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports and Entertainment to offer a special women's self-defense training class on the Palace court prior to the Pistons game on Saturday, March 15. More>>

Post-traumatic stress disorder could qualify for medical pot Video included

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An advisory panel is recommending that medical marijuana be approved for Michigan residents suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. More>>

The key to taming your teenager's behavior Video included

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Many parents of teenagers know anger and disrespect can be tough to avoid, so what is the key to taming their behavior? More>>

Beaumont Hospital's Beau the Bear celebrates 5th birthday with kids Video included

Local mascots helped ring in the fifth birthday of Beaumont Children's Hospital's Beau the Bear. More>>

Local family saving lives after losing daughter to cardiac arrest Video included

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Kimberly Gillary was a beautiful, talented 15-year-old athlete at Troy Athens High School. She played golf, tennis and basketball and started swimming at age four. More>>

More adults seeing allergic reaction to wet wipes Video included

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Doctors say pre-moistened wipes are making life miserable for a growing number of adults.     
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New suit appears to de-twist spines affected by scoliosis Video included

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Can a curved spine be coaxed to straighten up? A special suit seems to be getting the job done. More>>

Preventing colon cancer Video included

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Colon cancer is the number two cancer killer, and yet it's almost always preventable. More>>

The diet change that can reverse your heart disease Video included

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A metro Detroit man explains the extreme diet he believes is saving his heart after a blockage was discovered. More>>

Diets proven to help your heart Video included

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With heart disease as our Public Enemy Number One, you'd think it would be easy to choose a style of eating that promotes healthy arteries and freedom from disease. More>>

Mom battling melanoma after tanning dies at 31 Video included

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You may remember the inspiring young mother who was battling skin cancer, Sarah Brandes. She passed away this weekend at the age of 31. More>>

Going gluten-free? Here's what you need to know Video included

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Susan Okonkowski from Blue Cross Blue Shielf of Michigan has been eating gluten-free for many years. She offers up the following tips and information that you need to know if you're planning on changing your diet. More>>

Study: Birth control may link to multiple sclerosis Video included

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A new study from Argentina finds a link between birth control pills and the development of multiple sclerosis. More>>

Local mother turns life around, inspires others after suffering a stroke Video included

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A down river wife and mother lost 130 pounds, but it took a brush with death to make the change. More>>

Eating vegetarian could help lower your blood pressure

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A new study found vegetarians have blood pressure sever points lower than omnivores. More>>

A widow's wish list to save a life (VIDEO)

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600,000 people die of heart disease in the U.S. alone, and half of those suddenly, without warning. More>>

How well do football helmets protect the head? Video included

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How well do football helmets protect the head and the young, developing brains? A new study looked at how much protection a helmet actually provides. More>>

Rosie O'Donnell reveals weight loss surgery at 'Go Red' luncheon in Detroit Video included

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Rosie O'Donnell was in Detroit Friday to serve as the keynote speaker at the annual Go Red For Women Luncheon. During her speech she revealed for the first time she has undergone weight loss surgery. More>>

Rosie O'Donnell in Detroit for 'Go Red' luncheon Video included

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Rosie O'Donnell is in Detroit Friday to serve as the keynote speakers at the annual Go Red For Women Luncheon. More>>

Fitbit investigating skin sensitivities after woman's rash Video included

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Fitbit, the maker of a popular workout gadget, is investigating skin sensitivities after a woman says she got a severe rash after wearing her Fitbit Force. More>>

Local nurse national spokesperson for 'Go Red for Women' Video included

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A personal tragedy motivates a local cardiac nurse to start paying attention to her own heart health. More>>

Study: 2 or 3 vaccine doses more effective preventing HPV? Video included

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Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections and can lead to cervical cancer. A three-dose vaccine over a six-month period helps prevent HPV, but a new study investigates if you really need all three doses. More>>

Kids and caffeine: Is it really safe to consume? Video included

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Research shows children and young adults are drinking less caffeinated soda, but they're taking in more energy drinks and coffee. More>>

Dearborn firefighters' Hockey Fights Cancer Night Feb. 9 Video included

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The Hockey Fights Cancer Night is Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center. More>>

The dangers of heroin

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The recent, sudden death of actor Phillip Seymor Hoffman has put heroin in the spotlight. Heroin use is on the rise in the city and in the suburbs, and as it continues to go up the deadly consequences do, too. More>>

Lifesaving tips to prevent heart disease Video included

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Holistic heart doc Joel K. Kahn, MD, shares what doctors may not learn in medical school about heart disease prevention. More>>

Philip Seymour Hoffman among thousands of addiction victims Video included

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Philip Seymour Hoffman suffered from a chronic medical condition that required ongoing treatment. More>>

The 5 numbers to know to keep yourself healthy Video included

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Doctors recommend always knowing your blood sugar, blood pressure, blood cholesterol, your body mass index and your waist size. More>>

New emergency department completed at Sinai-Grace Hospital Video included

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The biggest construction project of northwest Detroit is finally completed. It's the new, state-of-the-art emergency department at Sinai-Grace Hospital. More>>

How women's health issues affect stroke risks Video included

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A stroke happens when the blood supply is cut off to your brain. Every year more women than men suffer from strokes, and yet few know the risk factors that come with the various stages of a woman's life. More>>

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    On Wednesday, join Deena Centofanti and experts from Beaumont Health Systems they discuss Integrative Medicine, the practice of combining conventional and alternative approaches to address all aspects of health and illness. 
    On Wednesday, join Deena Centofanti and experts from Beaumont Health Systems they discuss Integrative Medicine, the practice of combining conventional and alternative approaches to address all aspects of health and illness. 
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    Deena Centofanti hosted a live chat room on Wednesday talking about how to deal with diabetes while vacationing or traveling in the summer.
    Deena Centofanti hosted a live chat room on Wednesday talking about how to deal with diabetes while vacationing or traveling in the summer.
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  • Local Eye Clinic offers free screenings for Detroit retirees

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    The Coburn-Kleinfeldt Eye Clinic in Madison Heights is offering free medical eye screenings for City of Detroit retirees on May 29.A board-certified ophthalmologist will examine patients for glaucoma, diabetic eye disease (retinopathy), macular degeneration, and cataracts.Due to Detroit's financial problems, most City of Detroit retirees no longer have city-paid vision insurance and many have had changes to their health insurance. The free eye screenings are being offered to help workers duri...
    The Coburn-Kleinfeldt Eye Clinic in Madison Heights is offering free medical eye screenings for City of Detroit retirees on May 29.A board-certified ophthalmologist will examine patients for glaucoma, diabetic eye disease (retinopathy), macular degeneration, and cataracts.Due to Detroit's financial problems, most City of Detroit retirees no longer have city-paid vision insurance and many have had changes to their health insurance. The free eye screenings are being offered to help workers duri...
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    New food labels would highlight calories and sugar
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    Deena Centofanti

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