Health & Fitness

Senate GOP Facing Criticism Following Insulin Cap Vote

CBS Detroit (Health) 8/9 11:10A Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Anytime you don t have your insulin it s always life-threatening, said Mari Tinsley, a diabetic. Tinsley says high insulin prices can cost a life. My friends, my neighbors, they don t know what to do and they re crying, Tinsley...

Monkeypox Vaccines Available For Detroit Residents

CBS Detroit (Health) 8/5 10:13A Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS Detroit) It s a big push to keep communities safe. We are providing doses of the Jynneos vaccine to Detroiters who have been exposed to Monkeypox or who suspect they have been exposed, said Detroit Health Department Director Dr. Claudia...

Biden Administration Declares Monkeypox Outbreak A Public Health Emergency

CBS Detroit (Health) 8/4 8:44A Health – CBS Detroit
(CNN) The Biden administration on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, with cases on the rise across the US. The announcement came during a briefing with the Department of Health and Human Services. The administration has been...

Michigan Reports 55 Monkeypox Cases

CBS Detroit (Health) 8/2 4:45P Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Michigan is now reporting 55 monkeypox cases in the state as of Tuesday, with the highest number of cases being in Detroit. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), the city has 13 cases, followed by...

US Signs Off On 800,000 More Doses Of Monkeypox Vaccine

CBS Detroit (Health) 7/27 9:12A Health – CBS Detroit
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of delays, nearly 800,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine will soon be available for distribution, U.S. health regulators said Wednesday. The announcement comes amid growing criticism that authorities have been too...

Michigan Launches New Website To Track Monkeypox Cases

CBS Detroit (Health) 7/25 10:38A Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) There’s a new website designed to help you learn more about Monkeypox. The site shows the latest numbers, signs and symptoms, plus ways to keep your family safe. So making sure that we are doing enough testing around the state to...

Oakland County Launching Task Force To Address Monkeypox Outbreak

CBS Detroit (Health) 7/21 5:35A Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Oakland County, which is reported to have the highest number of monkeypox cases in Michigan, announced Thursday it is launching a task force in response to the outbreak. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human...

BA.5 Variant Spikes New Covid Cases

CBS Detroit (Health) 7/13 1:10P Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Summertime brings summer gatherings and state health regulators are urging families to continue to take safety precautions to reduce the spread of Covid-19. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, there...

CDC Reports 6 Monkeypox Cases In Michigan

CBS Detroit (Health) 7/13 2:37A Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported six cases of monkeypox in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says two of those cases are in Oakland County, where the first probable case in...

Production Resumes At Abbott Nutrition’s Baby Formula Plant In Michigan

CBS Detroit (Health) 7/11 5:28A Health – CBS Detroit
(AP) Production of baby formula has resumed at the Abbott Nutrition factory in Michigan whose February shutdown over contamination contributed to a national shortage, a company spokesman said. Damage from severe thunderstorms including flooding...

Probable Monkeypox Case Reported In Detroit, Health Officials Say

CBS Detroit (Health) 7/8 4:13P Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Health officials say on Friday that a probable monkeypox case was identified in Detroit. Detroit Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair Razo tweeted that the case was identified, according to the Michigan Department of Health and...

CDC: New Listeria Outbreak Tied To 23 Illnesses, 1 Death

CBS Detroit (Health) 7/1 4:53P Health – CBS Detroit
NEW YORK (AP) — One death and nearly two dozen hospitalizations are tied to a new listeria outbreak of unknown origin, health officials said Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not identified a food that might be...

First Monkeypox Case Confirmed In Michigan: How To Keep Your Family Safe

CBS Detroit (Health) 6/30 11:10A Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Michigan s first Monkeypox case has been confirmed. The state health department says the patient is in isolation and poses no threat to the public. Wayne State University Infectious Disease Professor Dr. Teena Chopra explains how...
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