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MDHHS Issues Updated Clinical Guidance And Health Advisory On Vaping-Related Lung Injury Outbreak – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is sharing additional clinical guidance with healthcare partners and providing a health advisory following updated recommendations issued today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the national multistate outbreak of e-cigarette and/or vaping product use associated lung injury. The CDC released an updated ...

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Detroit to Host a Variety of Health and Wellness Events this Week – Detroit News Watch

Want to up your game when it comes to health and wellness? From a workout with some of the area’s top fitness trainers to a workshop on mental health first aid, there’s plenty of holistic activities to enrich your week. Read on for details. (Credit: Tim Goedhart/Unsplash) Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included ...

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University Of Michigan Will Host Presidential Debate In 2020 – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced Friday the university will host the second general election U.S. presidential debate Oct. 15, 2020. “For generations University of Michigan has led the way in advancing understanding of our nation’s biggest issues. Now we have an exciting opportunity to enhance this quality of our public mission as host of ...

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Inside Trump’s Assault On Immigration’ – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local)– New York Times reporters Michael D. Shear and Julie Hirschfeld Davis have covered Washington politics for a long time, but they’ve never seen anything like the Donald Trump presidency. Shear & Hirschfeld detail the Trump administration’s aggressive tactics at the border and promises to build a wall between the United States and Mexico in their new Simon & Schuster ...

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Deal Reached To Treat 17-Year-Old Offenders As Juveniles – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — A deal has been reached by Michigan lawmakers to no longer automatically treat 17-year-old criminal defendants as adults. Michigan is among just four states whose default is to treat 17-year-olds as adults in criminal proceedings. A Senate committee passed compromise bills on Thursday, setting the stage for the legislation to go to Gov. ...

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Downtown Royal Oak Now Offers Free Handicap Parking – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Parking for disabled persons is now free in many areas in Downtown Royal Oak and it will last through February 2020. It’s being offered at nearly two dozen recently added on-street handicap spots and all surface lots. Normal parking rates still apply at all city-owned parking structures. Here’s where the locations of the on-street handicap parking ...

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Saving Lives By Putting On The B.R.A.K.E.S – Detroit News Watch

Belle Isle, MI  (Detroit News Watch) – When NHRA drag racing star Doug Herbert lost his two young sons, Jon and James, in a tragic car crash in January of 2008, his grief led to his resolve to create a driving program which would help to prevent other families from experiencing similar heartbreak.  By teaching young drivers more conscientious and ...

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Chicken Processing Company Tip Top Poultry Recalls Its Meat From Stores Over Listeria Fears – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Do you store chicken in your freezer? You might want to take a look at the label. In late September, Tip Top Poultry, Inc. issued a voluntary recall of all “cooked, hot deboned fowl meat” due to possible Listeria contamination. On Tuesday, Tip Top expanded it to include additional products and retailers. Stores affected include Kroger, ALDI, Food Lion, and Piggly ...

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Humans Have A ‘Salamander-Like’ Ability To Regrow Cartilage – Detroit News Watch

 (CNN) — Humans may not be able to regrow amputated limbs like salamanders can — but we do have a “salamander-like” ability to regrow damaged cartilage, a new study has found. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, found that “cartilage in human joints can repair itself through a process similar to that used by creatures such as salamanders ...

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New CDC Numbers Show Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Now In All States But One – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — There are 1,299 lung injury cases associated with e-cigarette products in 49 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands as of Tuesday, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alaska is the only state without a reported case. That’s an increase from last week, when there were 1,080 cases of vaping-related lung injuries reported ...

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