A Wayne State Assistant Professor says children living in Detroit are at greater risk of lead exposure during the summer months. Find out how you can minimize the risk.
Besides skin cancer, prostate cancer is the number one cancer to hit American men. This year alone, about a quarter of a million new cases will be caught, and sometimes the best option is to do nothing. More>>
The Obama administration's appeal in the legal fight over morning-after pills has been officially put on hold until a judge weighs a new plan to allow girls of all ages to buy the contraceptives without a prescription,... More>>
According to U.S. News & World Report's rankings, the DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan is nationally ranked in seven of 10 evaluated categories. More>>
When a woman's salary surpasses her husband's, that can lead to legitimate health problems. Why? We asked an expert. More>>
On June 7-8, more than 300 Michigan Dental Association dentists will volunteer to treat those who are having trouble getting dental care.
73-year-old Virginia Millen is in desperate need of a kidney transplant, and her family is going to new heights to find a match. More>>
Genetic testing for cancer, it's a conversation sparked by actress Angelina Jolie. So which cancers can be found in your genes? We talked to the director of the Cancer Genetics program at Beaumont Hospital. More>>
Grammy-winning producer Quincy Jones III is working on a new documentary as part of his "Feel Rich" project, which aims to educate the African-American and Latino communities about health and wellness. More>>
Call it the tan in a can, the only safe way to get that bronze glow without exposing yourself to UV rays. Sunless tanners are gaining in popularity for good reason. More>>
Memories are pricelesss, so what can you do to hang out to those precious moments? A brain expert sums it up in one word - sleep. More>>
A new study shows the top three in-flight medical emergencies are fainting, respiratory symptoms, and nausea or vomiting. More>>
The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child's health care treatments not covered by insurance.
HAP's Couch to 5K Challenge offers beginner runners support, motivation and advice on training for a 5K. More>>
The pediatrician called him a big baby, his parents believed their boy was genetically destined to be obese, but he proved them all wrong. One day, he made a critical decision and became a weight loss winner. More>>
Just because it's not going to feel hot outside this Memorial Day weekend, doesn't mean you can skip the sunscreen. Find out which one is best for you.
There was quite a buzz Thursday at Boulan Park Middle School in Troy because of two people -- a seventh grader and the Detroit Lions' quarterback. More>>
Girls on the Run a unique YMCA program that teaches metro Detroit girls how to be mentally powerful and physically strong. More>>
Dr. Joel Kahn, Clinical Professor of Cardiology at Wayne St.'s School of Medicine, stopped by FOX 2 Tuesday to talk about the benefits of juicing. More>>
Perfect weather for a wonderful cause on Saturday in downtown Detroit and some Fox 2 viewers shared a few photos with us to help capture the day. Take a look and add your photos.
It can creep up on you without you realizing it. One day you step on the scale and you're obese. That's what happened to a St. Clair Shores woman who never though she would lose the weight. More>>
Fighting cancer is a physical battle, but some patients struggle mentally, as well. As Fox 2's Deena Centofanti explains, sometimes depression and cancer can go hand in hand. More>>
"It's rare to have an inherited mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2. If you do inherit it, then your risk for breast cancer... could be as high as 87 percent," said Henry Ford Hospital researcher Dr. Maria Worsham. More>>
When pediatrician Dr. Marcus DeGraw started to notice his own weight creeping up, he realized two things: How fast it can get out of control, and what it takes to turn it around. More>>
Wrigley is already taking its brand new caffeinated gun off the market to give the FDA a chance to take a closer look at how risky minty, chewy pieces of caffeine can be. More>>
Many people love to soak up the sun or bask in the glow of the tanning bed, but bronzed or burned skin can come at a deadly cost. A Downriver mom is learning about melanoma the hard way. More>>