health

Six Common Heart Disease Myths
Heart disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" because so many people don't realize they're at risk or have cardiovascular health issues. The malady kills about 2,200 Americans every day, making heart disease deadlier than all forms of cancer combined. And yet, there are…
Michigan Makes 10 Most Miserable States
As we head out into the coldest day of the year, it's not very gratifying to find out the Mitten State has slipped into the top 10 of the most miserable states in the U.S.
The annual Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index is out, and Michigan is the ninth most miserable state in the union.
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Michigan Tightens Rules On Vaccinations
Starting Jan. 1, the Michigan Department of Community Health will have more rules going into effect that will make it harder for parents to refuse immunizing their children.
New Facebook App Will Help You Find Out Who Gave You the Flu
After last year's flu season, which health officials say was one of the mildest in the past 30 years, the illness is back with a vengeance. Well, if you're unlucky enough to currently have the flu, at least a new Facebook app can help track down the diseased jerk who gave it to you in the …
Is Your Job Killing You?
Sure, sometimes you get fed up with working: your boss is an idiot, your co-workers are lazy, there's never anything good in the vending machine, you're sick of pointless meetings, etc. But did you know that your job could literally be killing you? A new frightening infographic from OnlineUniversit…