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Project aims to break the stigma surrounding STDs

Sep 23, 2013
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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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Michigan health officials say an 86-year-old woman from Wayne County is the fourth person to die from the West Nile virus in the state this year.

Michigan officials say a second person has died from the West Nile virus, and 18 more cases have been reported this week.

First 2012 West Nile Death Recorded in MI

Aug 16, 2012

An elderly Washtenaw County woman has died after being hospitalized with symptoms of West Nile Virus.

Health officials say a traveling medical technician accused of causing a hepatitis C outbreak in New Hampshire worked in at least six Michigan facilities from 2003 to 2007.

Health officials in southeast Michigan say they've received confirmation of West Nile virus in a 44-year-old man, the first such case reported in the state this year.

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Health officials say they've identified West Nile virus in two Michigan counties, the earliest such detection in several years as weather conditions encourage the presence of mosquitoes.