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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed the state's second case of measles this year and warns the public of possible exposure to the contagious disease.

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Medical experts in Michigan say reducing the stigma of HIV is key to stopping the spread of the disease.


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Wildlife experts will place tracking collars on some whitetail deer in south-central Michigan for a study of chronic wasting disease and other illnesses.

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Some places hit hard by the opioid epidemic are also seeing an increase in sexually transmitted diseases. The New York Times recently reported on the rise of syphilis in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where officials say the trading of sex for drugs has caused a spike in syphilis cases.

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State officials are working with health departments in Detroit and Macomb, Wayne and Oakland counties to investigate an increase in Legionnaires' disease cases.

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Officials say they've confirmed the first West Nile virus activity for Michigan in 2017 in three birds.

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Jenelle Marie says the subject of sexual health remains  shrouded in stigmatized myths.

A Michigan man whose wife's death was tied to the national outbreak of meningitis says he's in a hospital being treated for the same illness.

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Three Michigan residents have filed suit after allegedly developing fungal meningitis following an injection of a tainted steroid produced by a Massachusetts company.

Officials have added another Michigan death to the national meningitis outbreak.

Authorities are reporting 44 Michigan cases of fungal meningitis in the national outbreak, along with four non-meningitis infection cases related to the same contaminated steroids.

Tests show a Livingston County man whose wife died in the national meningitis outbreak doesn't have the illness.

The state says 12 influenza cases are the first seasonal flu reports it has confirmed in Michigan during the 2012-2013 season.

Federal officials say Michigan now has at least 25 cases of fungal meningitis, including a new third death.

Officials say the number of Michigan fungal meningitis cases is climbing.

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