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Radio Made in Michigan
3:27 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Project aims to break the stigma surrounding STDs

Jenelle Marie started The STD Project because she lives with genital herpes. She contracted the disease 14 years ago.
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Jenelle Marie says the subject of sexual health remains  shrouded in stigmatized myths.

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NewsRoom
6:30 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Mich. Man Has Meningitis; Wife Died

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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NewsRoom
6:13 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Three MI Residents Sue Mass. Firm After Injection

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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.

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NewsRoom
6:18 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Deaths In Mich. Rise To 6 In Meningitis Outbreak

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

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NewsRoom
4:27 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Michigan's Fungal Meningitis Case Count Up To 44

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.

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NewsRoom
3:45 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Michigan Man Dodges Meningitis That Killed Wife

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

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NewsRoom
6:12 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Michigan Reports Its First Cases of Seasonal Flu

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

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NewsRoom
6:11 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Michigan Meningitis Cases Up to 25 with 3 Deaths

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

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NewsRoom
6:37 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Deaths of 2 Michigan Women Tied to Fungal Meningitis

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

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NewsRoom
6:33 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Michigan Records 4th West Nile Death This Year

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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.

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NewsRoom
6:20 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Michigan: 2nd West Nile Death Reported in State

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

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NewsRoom
6:29 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

First 2012 West Nile Death Recorded in MI

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

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NewsRoom
6:14 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Hepatitis C Outbreak Suspect's Mich. Work Detailed

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.

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NewsRoom
6:12 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

West Nile Virus Reported in SE Michigan Man

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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NewsRoom
6:34 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Health Officials: West Nile Found Early in Mich.

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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.

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