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Frustrated by Health Insurance Exchanges? Experts say 'relax' Video included

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The Affordable Care Act kicked in on Tuesday and not only has it been the subject of fierce political battles, but the online marketplace has been bogged down with technical problems. More>>

The dangers of diabetes, how you can rate your risk Video included

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Hundreds of thousands of Michiganders have no idea their bodies are having a tough time controlling their blood sugar. More>>

Study: For heart health, food is medicine too Video included

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You have one heart attack and then take medication to prevent another one, but there's new research that says what you eat is a very powerful tool in preventing another heart attack. More>>

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  • "Dentistry from the Heart"

    "Dentistry from the Heart"

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-08 15:45:36 GMT
    Realizing that many area residents do not have access to dental care, a Farmington Hills Oral Surgery group has decided to give back to the community and for one day, offer services at no charge.
    Realizing that many area residents do not have access to dental care, a Farmington Hills Oral Surgery group has decided to give back to the community and for one day, offer services at no charge.
  • Urine in the pool is not cool

    Urine in the pool is not cool

    Thursday, July 3 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-07-04 01:01:48 GMT
    What happens when you combine uric acid with chlorine? You create a toxic substance that is not good for you.It takes a lot of urine to have an affect, but in a busy pools it's possible.PLAY THE VIDEO TO GET DEENA CENTOFANTI'S FULL REPORT
    What happens when you combine uric acid with chlorine? You create a toxic substance that is not good for you.It takes a lot of urine to have an affect, but in a busy pools it's possible.PLAY THE VIDEO TO GET DEENA CENTOFANTI'S FULL REPORT
  • Race for the Cure in Chene Park

    Race for the Cure in Chene Park

    Sunday, June 8 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-06-08 23:55:50 GMT
    The weather was beautiful Saturday and Detroit's Race for the Cure was a big success. This year, Michigan's largest breast cancer fundraising event took place at Chene Park along the Detroit River.
    The weather was beautiful Saturday and Detroit's Race for the Cure was a big success. This year, Michigan's largest breast cancer fundraising event took place at Chene Park along the Detroit River.
  • Rare 'mono mono' twins hold hands after birth

    Rare 'mono mono' twins hold hands after birth

    Monday, May 12 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-05-12 14:06:11 GMT
    AKRON, Ohio - It was an extra special Mother's Day for a Northeast Ohio woman this year after the birth of her twin girls, who are now getting some national attention. Jenna and Jillian were born Friday to Sarah and Bill Thistlethwaite, of Orville, at Akron General Medical Center. They are considered 'mono mono' twins where the babies shared an amniotic sack. Their birth was rare enough in itself; mono mono twins happen in about 1 in 10,000 twin pregnancies.
    AKRON, Ohio - It was an extra special Mother's Day for a Northeast Ohio woman this year after the birth of her twin girls, who are now getting some national attention. Jenna and Jillian were born Friday to Sarah and Bill Thistlethwaite, of Orville, at Akron General Medical Center. They are considered 'mono mono' twins where the babies shared an amniotic sack. Their birth was rare enough in itself; mono mono twins happen in about 1 in 10,000 twin pregnancies.
  • Making Strides walk raises more than $1 million

    Making Strides walk raises more than $1 million

    Sunday, October 13 2013 1:42 AM EDT2013-10-13 05:42:32 GMT
    An estimated 15-thousand walkers gathered in Detroit Saturday for the 16th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
    An estimated 15-thousand walkers gathered in Detroit Saturday for the 16th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
  • Oakland County kicks off flu shot clinic

    Oakland County kicks off flu shot clinic

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 5:01 PM EDT2013-09-17 21:01:38 GMT
    The Oakland County Health Division is kicking off its annual flu shot clinic with an open house and free health fair that highlights National Get Ready Day.
    The Oakland County Health Division is kicking off its annual flu shot clinic with an open house and free health fair that highlights National Get Ready Day.
  • Fundraiser for Brian Thomas, runner battling skin cancer

    Fundraiser for Brian Thomas, runner battling skin cancer

    Tuesday, September 10 2013 6:43 AM EDT2013-09-10 10:43:18 GMT
    Brian Thomas has dedicated his life to helping others, specifically through his lengthy runs to raise awareness and money for various health ailments.
    Brian Thomas has dedicated his life to helping others, specifically through his lengthy runs to raise awareness and money for various health ailments. Now he needs the community's help as he fights his own ailment - the deadliest form of skin cancer.
  • Madison Heights teen recovering from rattlesnake bite

    Madison Heights teen recovering from rattlesnake bite

    Friday, September 6 2013 5:48 PM EDT2013-09-06 21:48:42 GMT
    A Madison Heights girl is on the mend - but it's been a difficult week.

    Instead of enjoying her first week of eighth grade, she's been in the hospital, recovering from a rattlesnake bite!
    A Madison Heights girl is on the mend - but it's been a difficult week. Instead of enjoying her first week of eighth grade, she's been in the hospital, recovering from a rattlesnake bite!
  • Parents: How an empty nest can benefit your health

    Parents: How an empty nest can benefit your health

    Thursday, August 22 2013 4:20 PM EDT2013-08-22 20:20:21 GMT
    You're packing the bags, the microwave, mini fridge, and taking the last child off to school. When the house is suddenly empty, it's the beginning of a whole new chapter.
    For many metro Detroit families the time has come. You're packing the bags, the microwave, mini fridge, and taking the last child off to school. When the house is suddenly empty, it's the beginning of a whole new chapter.
  • Doctors see asthma spike as kids go back to school

    Doctors see asthma spike as kids go back to school

    Wednesday, August 21 2013 4:41 PM EDT2013-08-21 20:41:51 GMT
    Most kids are all about the idea of going back to school, but there are millions that dread it. It's not their schedule or homework that has them worried, but the thought of having an asthma attack.
    Most kids are all about the idea of going back to school, but there are millions that dread it. It's not their schedule or homework that has them worried, but the thought of having an asthma attack.
  • Multiple ways to combat high blood pressure

    Multiple ways to combat high blood pressure

    Tuesday, August 20 2013 4:30 PM EDT2013-08-20 20:30:39 GMT
    It's estimated that 1 in 3 people have high blood pressure. The symptoms can be silent and can be deadly, that's why doctors say we need to take control of this epidemic in many ways.
    It's estimated that 1 in 3 people have high blood pressure. The symptoms can be silent and can be deadly, that's why doctors say we need to take control of this epidemic in many ways.
  • Paramedic suffers heart attack while giving CPR to heart attack victim

    Paramedic suffers heart attack while giving CPR to heart attack victim

    Monday, August 19 2013 4:21 PM EDT2013-08-19 20:21:19 GMT
    Joseph Hardman was doing his job. Trying to save a life with CPR, when suddenly his own life was in jeopardy.
    Joseph Hardman was doing his job. Trying to save a life with CPR, when suddenly his own life was in jeopardy.
  • Bike Day at Beaumont - A Children's Miracle Network Hospital

    Bike Day at Beaumont - A Children's Miracle Network Hospital

    It's simply called Bike Day - but for children with special needs who've never felt the freedom or joy of riding a bike, it's a day that's life changing.
    It's simply called Bike Day - but for children with special needs who've never felt the freedom or joy of riding a bike, it's a day that's life-changing.
  • 9th Annual Ride for Autism this Saturday

    9th Annual Ride for Autism this Saturday

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 12:46 PM EDT2013-07-30 16:46:49 GMT
    The 9th annual Ride for Autism motorcycle cruise takes to the streets on Saturday, August 3rd at 10:30am. More than 200 bikers will come out to raise money for autism support and awareness.
    The 9th annual Ride for Autism motorcycle cruise takes to the streets on Saturday, August 3rd at 10:30am. More than 200 bikers will come out to raise money for autism support and awareness.
  • Get Fit: Different eating lifestyles

    Get Fit: Different eating lifestyles

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 10:11 AM EDT2013-07-30 14:11:51 GMT
    Cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn helps us get fit by explaining the differences between several different eating habits. According to Dr. Kahn, eating more vegetables and less meats can greatly benefit your health.
    Cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn helps us get fit by explaining the differences between several different eating habits. According to Dr. Kahn, eating more vegetables and less meats can greatly benefit your health.
  • Study suggests need for improvement in car seat compatibility

    Study suggests need for improvement in car seat compatibility

    Thursday, July 25 2013 9:09 PM EDT2013-07-26 01:09:44 GMT
    A new study looking into how cars and car seats fit together suggests that homemade adjustments to car seats might be unsettling, but they are not at all unusual.
    A new study looking into how cars and car seats fit together suggests that homemade adjustments to car seats might be unsettling, but they are not at all unusual.
  • Protect your eyes in the pool

    Protect your eyes in the pool

    Friday, July 12 2013 8:57 PM EDT2013-07-13 00:57:57 GMT
    Summertime swimming season is here, and doctors have some tips to protect your eyes before diving in the pool.
    Summertime swimming season is here, and doctors have some tips to protect your eyes before diving in the pool.
  • The dark side of 'diet' drinks?

    The dark side of 'diet' drinks?

    Thursday, July 11 2013 4:05 PM EDT2013-07-11 20:05:59 GMT
    Zero-calorie beverages may seem appealing - but a new paper argues that artificially sweetened drinks could actually throw off your metabolism, affecting the way your body processes regular sugars.
    Zero-calorie beverages may seem appealing - but a new paper argues that artificially sweetened drinks could actually throw off your metabolism, affecting the way your body processes regular sugars.
  • Allen Park woman donates kidney to her father

    Allen Park woman donates kidney to her father

    Thursday, July 11 2013 7:56 AM EDT2013-07-11 11:56:21 GMT
    A young Allen Park mom is doing something for her dad that will change her life and his forever. She's giving her father a kidney.
    A young Allen Park mom is doing something for her dad that will change her life and his forever. She's giving her father a kidney.
  • Watch: Deaf toddler hears his dad's voice for the first time

    Watch: Deaf toddler hears his dad's voice for the first time

    Friday, June 21 2013 9:50 AM EDT2013-06-21 13:50:00 GMT
    Thanks to groundbreaking technology, a three-year-old deaf child in North Carolina hears his father's voice for the first time. Watch his touching reaction here.
    Thanks to groundbreaking technology, a three-year-old deaf child in North Carolina hears his father's voice for the first time. Watch his touching reaction here.
  • Target's up & up sunscreen tops Consumer Reports list

    Target's up & up sunscreen tops Consumer Reports list

    Friday, May 24 2013 9:01 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:01:13 GMT
    Just because it's not going to feel hot outside this Memorial Day weekend, doesn't mean you can skip the sunscreen. Find out which one is best for you.
    Just because it's not going to feel hot outside this Memorial Day weekend, doesn't mean you can skip the sunscreen. Find out which one is best for you.
  • Wayne St. doctor offers up the benefits of juicing

    Wayne St. doctor offers up the benefits of juicing

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:42 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:42:27 GMT
    Dr. Joel Kahn, Clinical Professor of Cardiology at Wayne St.'s School of Medicine, stopped by FOX 2 Tuesday to talk about the benefits of juicing.
    Dr. Joel Kahn, Clinical Professor of Cardiology at Wayne St.'s School of Medicine, stopped by FOX 2 Tuesday to talk about the benefits of juicing.
  • Avoid these ingredients to help prevent heart disease

    Avoid these ingredients to help prevent heart disease

    Tuesday, May 7 2013 10:17 AM EDT2013-05-07 14:17:04 GMT
    Making healthy choices at the grocery store can be difficult. With deceiving labels, and buzz words like 'organic,' 'all-natural' and 'heart-healthy,' it's tough to decide what to buy.
    Making healthy choices at the grocery store can be difficult. With deceiving labels, and buzz words like 'organic,' 'all-natural' and 'heart-healthy,' it's tough to decide what to buy.
  • New hair and hope for metro Detroit girl fighting progeria

    New hair and hope for metro Detroit girl fighting progeria

    Friday, May 3 2013 5:27 PM EDT2013-05-03 21:27:05 GMT
    She is the Flat Rock girl that has gained national attention for her battle with a rare, fatal disease.  Now little Lindsay Ratcliffe has been given new hair and new hope.
    She is the Flat Rock girl that has gained national attention for her battle with a rare, fatal disease.  Now little Lindsay Ratcliffe has been given new hair and new hope.
  • Families with autism get relief with Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy

    Families with autism get relief with Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy

    Tuesday, April 23 2013 12:55 PM EDT2013-04-23 16:55:57 GMT
    Living with autism is a challenge that as many as one in fifty families face everyday. One family says intensive therapy has not just helped their daughter, but changed their lives.
    Living with autism is a challenge that as many as one in fifty families face everyday. One family says intensive therapy has not just helped their daughter, but changed their lives.
  • Watch: Dove Real Beauty Sketches

    Watch: Dove Real Beauty Sketches

    Wednesday, April 17 2013 8:10 AM EDT2013-04-17 12:10:45 GMT
    An FBI-trained forensic artist worked with Dove to conduct social experiment to illustrate the ongoing struggle women have with recognizing their own beauty.
    An FBI-trained forensic artist worked with Dove to conduct social experiment to illustrate the ongoing struggle women have with recognizing their own beauty.
  • New study says housework could alleviate menopause symptoms

    New study says housework could alleviate menopause symptoms

    Monday, April 15 2013 8:50 PM EDT2013-04-16 00:50:06 GMT
    Researchers say increased physical activity, including housework, can help alleviate menopausal hot flashes.
    Researchers say increased physical activity, including housework, can help alleviate menopausal hot flashes.
  • Sugar can affect the brain 'like a drug,' doctors say

    Sugar can affect the brain 'like a drug,' doctors say

    Monday, April 15 2013 8:14 PM EDT2013-04-16 00:14:46 GMT
    For some people, sugar is like a drug and kicking the sweet habit is hard. Desserts like cakes, cookies and ice cream can be irresistible because of the effect sugar has on the brain. "Sugar is a particularly
    For some people, sugar is like a drug and kicking the sweet habit is hard. Desserts like cakes, cookies and ice cream can be irresistible because of the effect sugar has on the brain. "Sugar is a particularly
  • Bring your sneakers to work April 3 and celebrate National Walking Day

    Bring your sneakers to work April 3 and celebrate National Walking Day

    Monday, April 1 2013 8:14 AM EDT2013-04-01 12:14:05 GMT
    Next week the American Heart Association celebrates National Walking Day. This means bring your sneakers to work on April 3 and plan to walk for 10, 20 or 30 minutes.
    Next week the American Heart Association celebrates National Walking Day. This means bring your sneakers to work on April 3 and plan to walk for 10, 20 or 30 minutes.
  • Obesity on the menu: Study reveals worst restaurant kids' meals

    Obesity on the menu: Study reveals worst restaurant kids' meals

    Friday, March 29 2013 7:28 AM EDT2013-03-29 11:28:22 GMT
    A consumer group says most kids' meals at restaurants are too high in fat, sugar and salt. The report says 97 percent of meals failed to meet recommended nutritional criteria.
    A consumer group says most kids' meals at restaurants are too high in fat, sugar and salt. The report from the Center for Science in the Pubic Interest says 97 percent of meals failed to meet recommended nutritional criteria for 4 to 8 year olds.
  • Could global warming impact allergies?

    Could global warming impact allergies?

    Wednesday, March 27 2013 3:22 PM EDT2013-03-27 19:22:30 GMT
    Temperatures and carbon dioxide levels are both on the rise and if you have allergies, you may be paying the price.
    Temperatures and carbon dioxide levels are both on the rise and if you have allergies, you may be paying the price.
  • Ferndale High School student collapses, dies after track practice

    Ferndale High School student collapses, dies after track practice

    Friday, March 15 2013 5:28 PM EDT2013-03-15 21:28:33 GMT
    Students and staff at Ferndale High School are mourning the loss of one of their own.  The school district said 16-year-old Mario Campbell collapsed and died Thursday after practicing with the track team.
    Students and staff at Ferndale High School are mourning the loss of one of their own.  The school district said 16-year-old Mario Campbell collapsed and died Thursday after practicing with the track team.
  • What are GMO foods and should you be told you're eating them?

    What are GMO foods and should you be told you're eating them?

    Wednesday, March 13 2013 10:56 PM EDT2013-03-14 02:56:10 GMT
    Scientists are working on the DNA of our food to make it better and resistant to bugs. But should you be told the food you're eating has been genetically modified?
    Many have never heard of the terms GMO or genetically modified organisms, but it's starting to make headlines. Scientists are working on the DNA of our food to make it better and resistant to bugs. But should you be told the food you're eating has been genetically modified?
  • Will you make it to 2023? New checklist predicts longevity

    Will you make it to 2023? New checklist predicts longevity

    Wednesday, March 6 2013 7:21 AM EST2013-03-06 12:21:45 GMT
    How likely are you to live to 2023? A simple checklist could help you find out.
    How likely are you to live to 2023? A simple checklist could help you find out.
  • Fashion show to raise money for 'Wigs 4 Kids' program

    Fashion show to raise money for 'Wigs 4 Kids' program

    Tuesday, March 5 2013 10:24 AM EST2013-03-05 15:24:41 GMT
    A local salon and wellness center is hosting a fashion show to help raise money for the Wigs 4 Kids program.
    A local salon and wellness center is hosting a fashion show to help raise money for the Wigs 4 Kids program.
  • How to get the most from your work out

    How to get the most from your work out

    Tuesday, February 26 2013 3:29 PM EST2013-02-26 20:29:27 GMT
    Do you go to the gym to work out, or to socialize? A new study finds one in three gym-goers admit they don't even break a sweat.
    Do you go to the gym to work out, or to socialize? A new study finds one in three gym-goers admit they don't even break a sweat.
  • Plastic Surgeon: Fractora Firm lifts sagging skin without surgery

    Plastic Surgeon: Fractora Firm lifts sagging skin without surgery

    Monday, February 25 2013 9:48 AM EST2013-02-25 14:48:43 GMT
    Beaumont Plastic Surgeon Dr. Anthony Tony Youn brought his Fractora Firm device that's designed to lift your sagging skin without any surgery into the FOX 2 studios on Monday.
    Beaumont Plastic Surgeon Dr. Anthony Tony Youn brought his Fractora Firm device that's designed to lift your sagging skin without any surgery into the FOX 2 studios on Monday.
  • Bariatric Surgery In Teens May Curb Cardio Risks

    Bariatric Surgery In Teens May Curb Cardio Risks

    Friday, January 18 2013 4:15 PM EST2013-01-18 21:15:28 GMT
    (COLUMBUS, Ohio) January 2013 -  A study by researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital has found that beyond losing weight, teenagers who undergo bariatric surgery might experience a considerable reduction
    (COLUMBUS, Ohio) January 2013 -  A study by researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital has found that beyond losing weight, teenagers who undergo bariatric surgery might experience a considerable reduction
  • Nutritionist's plan to reduce inflammation and lose weight

    Nutritionist's plan to reduce inflammation and lose weight

    Wednesday, January 9 2013 9:47 AM EST2013-01-09 14:47:25 GMT
    Nutrition expert Lyn-Genet Recitas says food you think of as 'healthy' may actually be causing you to gain weight.
    Nutrition expert Lyn-Genet Recitas says food you think of as 'healthy' may actually be causing you to gain weight.
  • Pistons deliver smiles to sick teen, longtime fan

    Pistons deliver smiles to sick teen, longtime fan

    Wednesday, December 19 2012 11:34 AM EST2012-12-19 16:34:18 GMT
    Pistons Center Andre Drummond, brings a big smile to 18 year-old Shelby Sherwin's face, even after she admits to him her favorite player is Tayshaun Prince.
    Pistons Center Andre Drummond, brings a big smile to 18 year-old Shelby Sherwin's face, even after she admits to him her favorite player is Tayshaun Prince.
  • Foods that are good for the skin

    Foods that are good for the skin

    Tuesday, December 11 2012 2:56 PM EST2012-12-11 19:56:47 GMT
    There's no stopping the clock when it comes to aging, but there are ways to help slow how the process affects the appearance of your skin.
    There's no stopping the clock when it comes to aging, but there are ways to help slow how the process affects the appearance of your skin.
  • Bone marrow match found for Baby Bradley

    Bone marrow match found for Baby Bradley

    Tuesday, December 4 2012 5:14 PM EST2012-12-04 22:14:52 GMT
    Doctors have found a bone marrow match for Bradley Allen Moore, Junior, a metro Detroit baby fighting a rare form of leukemia.
    Doctors have found a bone marrow match for Bradley Allen Moore, Junior, a metro Detroit baby fighting a rare form of leukemia.
  • Hypnosis to make you believe you had weight loss surgery

    Hypnosis to make you believe you had weight loss surgery

    Friday, October 26 2012 11:36 PM EDT2012-10-27 03:36:34 GMT
    34-year-old Julie Evans has lost more than fifty percent of her body weight after she started getting hypnotherapy.
    34-year-old Julie Evans has lost more than fifty percent of her body weight after she started getting hypnotherapy.
  • Michigan Institute of Urology event at Ford Field kicks low testosterone to the curb

    Michigan Institute of Urology event at Ford Field kicks low testosterone to the curb

    Wednesday, October 3 2012 3:18 PM EDT2012-10-03 19:18:15 GMT
    It's the hormone that can effect you from head to toe, testosterone. Low testosterone can cause fatigue, bone loss and even hot flashes. Mike Moyad a Doctor from the Michigan Institute of Urology says
    It's the hormone that can effect you from head to toe, testosterone. Low testosterone can cause fatigue, bone loss and even hot flashes. Mike Moyad a Doctor from the Michigan Institute of Urology says
  • An Anti-bullying message gets an extra bounce from the Pistons

    An Anti-bullying message gets an extra bounce from the Pistons

    Wednesday, September 19 2012 4:43 PM EDT2012-09-19 20:43:45 GMT
    The Detroit Pistons know a little something about the importance of teamwork, and that's the message the organization brought to an anti-bullying assembly in Lake Orion. 
    The Detroit Pistons know a little something about the importance of teamwork, and that's the message the organization brought to an anti-bullying assembly in Lake Orion. 
  • JAMA Study touts the benefits of bypass surgery

    JAMA Study touts the benefits of bypass surgery

    Tuesday, September 18 2012 5:35 PM EDT2012-09-18 21:35:03 GMT
    It's projected that 31 million people in the United States can qualify for gastric bypass surgery. Just ten years ago, this surgery was new and little was known about its long-term health benefits. A new
    It's projected that 31 million people in the United States can qualify for gastric bypass surgery. Just ten years ago, this surgery was new and little was known about its long-term health benefits. A new
  • Pollen counts near peak levels in Michigan

    Pollen counts near peak levels in Michigan

    Wednesday, August 29 2012 9:36 AM EDT2012-08-29 13:36:19 GMT
    Do you feel a little tickle in the back of your throat or maybe a twitch in your nose? I just checked our allergy forecast and it looks like our pollen level is about to peak!
    Do you feel a little tickle in the back of your throat or maybe a twitch in your nose? I just checked our allergy forecast and it looks like our pollen level is about to peak!
  • What parents can learn from new spanking study

    What parents can learn from new spanking study

    Tuesday, August 7 2012 3:33 PM EDT2012-08-07 19:33:07 GMT
    Michigan State University researchers wanted to know, just how often parents or caregivers resort to spanking to discipline kids.
    Michigan State University researchers wanted to know, just how often parents or caregivers resort to spanking to discipline kids.
  • Program fights back-to-school bullying

    Program fights back-to-school bullying

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 4:42 PM EDT2012-08-01 20:42:00 GMT
    As kids get ready to go back to school, for some it can mean back to bullying. A new anti-bullying program wants to make sure kids know what to do to make it stop.
    As kids get ready to go back to school, for some it can mean back to bullying. A new anti-bullying program wants to make sure kids know what to do to make it stop.
  • Lab tech accused of N.H. hepatitis C outbreak worked in Mich.

    Lab tech accused of N.H. hepatitis C outbreak worked in Mich.

    Thursday, July 26 2012 8:44 AM EDT2012-07-26 12:44:33 GMT
    A man accused of infecting 30 patients with hepatitis C at a New Hampshire hospital used to work in Michigan. But officials say no patients were exposed during his employment.
    A man accused of infecting 30 patients with hepatitis C at a New Hampshire hospital used to work in Michigan. But officials say no patients were exposed during his employment.
  • Back to school physicals crucial for kids' health

    Back to school physicals crucial for kids' health

    Wednesday, July 25 2012 5:06 PM EDT2012-07-25 21:06:21 GMT
    Even for healthy children, annual physical exams are important to make sure growth is on track.
    Even for healthy children, annual physical exams are important to make sure growth is on track.
  • How to eat healthy while camping

    How to eat healthy while camping

    Thursday, July 19 2012 6:39 PM EDT2012-07-19 22:39:52 GMT
    We've got some advice for eating well if you're headed into the great outdoors for a camping trip.
    We've got some advice for eating well if you're headed into the great outdoors for a camping trip.It's a great way to get your family outdoors, but you don't have to forget to pack your diet when you head
  • Biting back at summer bug bites

    Biting back at summer bug bites

    Thursday, July 19 2012 6:06 PM EDT2012-07-19 22:06:12 GMT
    As a kid, we put a baking soda on summer bug stings. That was mom's advice. Now, we're getting the doc's advice on what to do after a painful sting!
    As a kid, we put a baking soda on summer bug stings. That was mom's advice. Now, we're getting the doc's advice on what to do after a painful sting! We don't get too concerned about mosquito bites. They're
  • Effects of alcohol on an aging brain

    Effects of alcohol on an aging brain

    Wednesday, July 18 2012 7:07 PM EDT2012-07-18 23:07:10 GMT
    Two new studies challenge the theory that a glass or two of wine a day may lower the risk of dementia in old age.
    Two new studies challenge the theory that a glass or two of wine a day may lower the risk of dementia in old age.
  • Losing baby weight different for Hollywood moms

    Losing baby weight different for Hollywood moms

    Wednesday, July 18 2012 4:36 PM EDT2012-07-18 20:36:53 GMT
    Dr. Anthony Youn and Dr. Robert Welch explain guidelines and celebrity secrets regarding weight gain in pregnant women.
    Dr. Anthony Youn and Dr. Robert Welch explain guidelines and celebrity secrets regarding weight gain in pregnant women.
  • Million Mothers March celebrates breastfeeding mothers

    Million Mothers March celebrates breastfeeding mothers

    Wednesday, July 18 2012 1:18 PM EDT2012-07-18 17:18:57 GMT
    Thousands of mothers, fathers and caregivers from Michigan will gather in Lansing Wednesday at 10 a.m., to be part of the Million Mothers March.The event celebrates breastfeeding mothers, and encourages
    Thousands of mothers, fathers and caregivers from Michigan will gather in Lansing Wednesday at 10 a.m., to be part of the Million Mothers March.The event celebrates breastfeeding mothers, and encourages
  • Water vs. Gatorade

    Water vs. Gatorade

    Tuesday, July 17 2012 6:58 PM EDT2012-07-17 22:58:31 GMT
    It's important to drink plenty of liquids when it gets this hot. So what's better - water or Gatorade?
    There are several options for staying hydrated on extremely hot days .Hopefully, you've been sipping plain old-fashioned water throughout the day - especially if you've had to spend any part of it outside.
  • Hydrating foods to beat the heat

    Hydrating foods to beat the heat

    Tuesday, July 17 2012 3:50 PM EDT2012-07-17 19:50:15 GMT
    Everyday, and not just during the extreme heat, your body needs water to function. If you're not big on drinking H20, how about eating it?
    Everyday, and not just during the extreme heat, your body needs water to function. If you're not big on drinking H20, how about eating it? Slice them or dice them - how ever you eat them - cucumbers top
  • The scoop on seeds

    The scoop on seeds

    Monday, July 16 2012 6:38 PM EDT2012-07-16 22:38:54 GMT
    Some tiny additions to your food can make a big difference in your health.
    Some tiny additions to your food can make a big difference in your health.We are talking about seeds. And there may be some you've never tried before.Registered dietitians at the Cleveland Clinic say hemp
  • Obama's health care act upheld by Supreme Court in 5-4 decision

    Obama's health care act upheld by Supreme Court in 5-4 decision

    Thursday, June 28 2012 10:15 PM EDT2012-06-29 02:15:22 GMT
    The landmark ruling was close, 5 to 4, and it could play a huge role in the race for the White House.  However, first and foremost, the decision to uphold the law will have an impact on your life.
    The landmark ruling was close, 5 to 4, and it could play a huge role in the race for the White House.  However, first and foremost, the decision to uphold the law will have an impact on your life.
  • High schoolers with autism learning how to create music

    High schoolers with autism learning how to create music

    Wednesday, June 27 2012 7:56 PM EDT2012-06-27 23:56:56 GMT
    Students from a metro Detroit high school learn how to create music, but the lesson goes way beyond song writing.
    Students from a metro Detroit high school learn how to create music, but the lesson goes way beyond song writing.
  • When should a child start drinking from a regular cup?

    When should a child start drinking from a regular cup?

    Monday, June 25 2012 5:27 PM EDT2012-06-25 21:27:06 GMT
    Dr. Deb Lonzer  (Photo Credit: Cleveland Clinic)Dr. Deb Lonzer (Photo Credit: Cleveland Clinic)
    Babies love their bottles and toddlers usually keep a tight grip on their sippy cups, but when is it time to say so long to the sippy or bye-bye to the bottle and how do you do it?
    Babies love their bottles and toddlers usually keep a tight grip on their sippy cups, but when is it time to say so long to the sippy or bye-bye to the bottle and how do you do it?
  • Get Fit: How to deal with those creepy, crawly spider veins

    Get Fit: How to deal with those creepy, crawly spider veins

    Friday, June 22 2012 8:03 AM EDT2012-06-22 12:03:15 GMT
    Many people don't like to talk about spider veins openly, so we thought it would be helpful to get on expert on the show to help answer some most common questions.
    Spiders are a common nuisance for humans, especially when they take the form of those squiggly dark-colored veins that appear as most women - and even some men - get older.It's not a topic most like to
  • Study: Smoking may increase risk for a certain skin cancer

    Study: Smoking may increase risk for a certain skin cancer

    Thursday, June 21 2012 9:31 PM EDT2012-06-22 01:31:49 GMT
    A new British study finds smoking may also increase your risk of a specific type of skin cancer.
    You know smoking puts you at risk for lung cancer and heart disease, and you've probably heard it causes wrinkles and sagging skin.  A new British study now finds smoking may also increase your risk of a specific type of skin cancer.
  • Novi girl honored hero for Take Steps Walk benefiting CCFA

    Novi girl honored hero for Take Steps Walk benefiting CCFA

    Wednesday, June 20 2012 5:34 PM EDT2012-06-20 21:34:24 GMT
    Emily Ann Hauser is excited to be the honored hero for the Take Steps Metro Detroit Walk to benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Michigan Chapter.
    Emily Ann Hauser is excited to be the honored hero for the Take Steps Metro Detroit Walk to benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Michigan Chapter.  For the child who loves to dance, she will gladly lead the parade of people, raising money to find a cure for these difficult diseases.
  • Knee Replacement Surgery becoming more Prominent

    Knee Replacement Surgery becoming more Prominent

    Wednesday, September 26 2012 1:26 PM EDT2012-09-26 17:26:12 GMT
    Twenty years ago knee replacement surgery was a relatively new procedure in the United States. Now, it's estimated that about 600,000 people have their knee replaced and about 30 to 60 thousand more
    Twenty years ago knee replacement surgery was a relatively new procedure in the United States. Now, it's estimated that about 600,000 people have their knee replaced and about 30 to 60 thousand more
  • Gilda's Club Metro Detroit helps provide emotional comfort for cancer patients

    A Metro Detroit Charity helps provide emotional comfort for cancer patients

    Wednesday, September 26 2012 1:16 PM EDT2012-09-26 17:16:12 GMT
    There are two great opportunities to support a Metro Detroit charity that provides help and hope to families living with cancer. Gilda's Club Metro Detroit is a place where patients and their families
    Gilda's Club Metro Detroit is a place where patients and their families can come for social and emotional support during and after their fight with cancer. This Thursday, artist Jacqueline Drake is hosting a show of her work to benefit Gilda's Club.
  • Cars can become deathly hot for children left unattended inside

    Cars can become deathly hot for children left unattended inside

    You open a car door on a 90-something degree day and it feels like an oven inside.  Fox 2's Deena Centofanti shows you what happens on an 80-degree in just ten minutes.
    You open a car door on a 90-something degree day and it feels like an oven inside.  Fox 2's Deena Centofanti shows you what happens on an 80-degree in just ten minutes.
  • New Cornerstone high school to expose students to the health care field

    New Cornerstone high school to expose students to the health care field

    Tuesday, August 14 2012 2:35 PM EDT2012-08-14 18:35:53 GMT
    A new health high school will be a place where teachers aren't called teachers and the curriculum will be state of the art.  Find out where it's opening and how you can enroll.
    A new health high school will be a place where teachers aren't called teachers and the curriculum will be state of the art.  Find out where it's opening and how you can enroll.
  • Infant battling rare eye cancer getting controversial treatment

    Infant battling rare eye cancer getting controversial treatment

    Tuesday, August 14 2012 2:35 PM EDT2012-08-14 18:35:35 GMT
    What do you do when your baby has a rare cancer and isn't responding to traditional chemotherapy?  One metro Detroit family is turning to a controversial treatment to save their son's sight.
    What do you do when your baby has a rare cancer and isn't responding to traditional chemotherapy?  One metro Detroit family is turning to a controversial treatment to save their son's sight.
  • Detroit school teaching kids lessons in healthy living

    Detroit school teaching kids lessons in healthy living

    Tuesday, August 14 2012 2:34 PM EDT2012-08-14 18:34:50 GMT
    A school in one of Detroit's toughest neighborhoods is not just building stronger minds.  They're laying the foundation for healthier bodies.
    A school in one of Detroit's toughest neighborhoods is not just building stronger minds.  They're laying the foundation for healthier bodies.
  • Know the heat index: Humidity hinders the body's cooling ability

    Know the heat index: Humidity hinders the body's cooling ability

    Wednesday, June 20 2012 4:29 PM EDT2012-06-20 20:29:27 GMT
    The thermometer may climb into the nineties, but the real danger for heat-related illness sets in when humidity levels rise, too.
    The thermometer may climb into the nineties, but the real danger for heat-related illness sets in when humidity levels rise, too.
  • 3 heat-related illnesses you can get

    3 heat-related illnesses you can get

    Wednesday, June 20 2012 4:29 PM EDT2012-06-20 20:29:07 GMT
    When the temperature soars, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are all illnesses you can get.  Fox 2's Deena Centofanti has more on the symptoms and also a couple of tips for beating the heat.
    When the temperature soars, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are all illnesses you can get.  Fox 2's Deena Centofanti has more on the symptoms and also a couple of tips for beating the heat.
  • Century-old exercise stress test stands the test of time

    Century-old exercise stress test stands the test of time

    You might think a test developed about 100 years ago is obsolete, but maybe not.  Experts say the exercise stress test, which is done on a treadmill, may be low tech, but it may also be highly reliable.
    You might think a test developed about 100 years ago is obsolete, but maybe not.  Experts say the exercise stress test, which is done on a treadmill, may be low tech, but it may also be highly reliable.  (Photo Credit: Ohio State University Medical Center)
  • One family's prostate cancer story

    One family's prostate cancer story

    Friday, June 15 2012 8:12 PM EDT2012-06-16 00:12:36 GMT
    Prostate cancer strikes one family not once, but many times.  Now they're speaking out, raising awareness while celebrating survival.
    Prostate cancer strikes one family not once, but many times.  Now they're speaking out, raising awareness while celebrating survival.  Plus, information on the Run for the Ribbon event happening on Father's Day.
  • Panel warns against vitamin D supplements

    Panel warns against vitamin D supplements

    Wednesday, June 13 2012 7:22 AM EDT2012-06-13 11:22:26 GMT
    Some women might want to stay away from supplements used to prevent bone fractures.
    Some women might want to stay away from supplements used to prevent bone fractures.
  • 'Stifler's mom' helping promote hands only CPR

    'Stifler's mom' helping promote hands only CPR

    Wednesday, June 6 2012 5:17 PM EDT2012-06-06 21:17:54 GMT
    (Credit: American Heart Association)(Credit: American Heart Association)
    A seventies disco anthem and an actress who played an unforgettable mom connect for a life saving, heart pounding message.
    A seventies disco anthem and an actress who played an unforgettable mom connect for a life saving, heart pounding message.
  • 5 things to know about hearing loss

    5 things to know about hearing loss

    Wednesday, June 6 2012 12:57 PM EDT2012-06-06 16:57:57 GMT
    An epidemic of hearing loss could be headed our way and doctors say our lifestyles are largely to blame.
    An epidemic of hearing loss could be headed our way and doctors say our lifestyles are largely to blame.
  • Determined metro Detroit teen participating in 5K

    Determined metro Detroit teen participating in 5K

    Friday, June 1 2012 7:54 PM EDT2012-06-01 23:54:45 GMT
    A metro Detroit teenage girl is showing the rest of us what good is all about.  Despite brain surgery and so much more, how she is helping others.
    A metro Detroit teenage girl is showing the rest of us what good is all about.  Despite brain surgery and so much more, how she is helping others.
  • First Grader Recovering From Stroke

    First Grader Recovering From Stroke

    Thursday, May 31 2012 10:21 AM EDT2012-05-31 14:21:22 GMT
    Strokes are one of the top-10 killers of children in the United States.
    Strokes are one of the top-10 killers of children in the United States.
  • Your Child's Activity Level Depends On Their Friends

    Your Child's Activity Level Depends On Their Friends

    Thursday, May 31 2012 10:19 AM EDT2012-05-31 14:19:08 GMT
    A new study says that your kid's friendships play a big role in how active they are.
    A new study says that your kid's friendships play a big role in how active they are.
  • Prostate cancer testing may not be as reliable as you think

    Prostate cancer testing may not be as reliable as you think

    Wednesday, June 20 2012 4:26 PM EDT2012-06-20 20:26:28 GMT
    A government task force says the blood test that screens for prostate cancer is inaccurate and unnecessary.
    Nearly 28-thousand men die every year from prostate cancer, but a government task force says the blood test that screens for prostate cancer is inaccurate and unnecessary.
  • Avid bike rider says helmet needed to stay safe

    Avid bike rider says helmet needed to stay safe

    Wednesday, June 20 2012 4:28 PM EDT2012-06-20 20:28:40 GMT
    Maybe you're reluctant to wear one, but a serious bike rider says to stay safe you need a helmet."They've repealed the helmet law for motorcyclists, but we always suggest a helmet," said Mike Brandstadter.He
    Maybe you're reluctant to wear one, but a serious bike rider says to stay safe you need a helmet.  He has heard the stories and seen the evidence.
  • Special needs kids get new bikes

    Special needs kids get new bikes

    Monday, May 14 2012 3:05 PM EDT2012-05-14 19:05:08 GMT
    Riding a bike for the first time is memorable for any child, but for those who struggle with special needs it can be life changing.
    Riding a bike for the first time is memorable for any child, but for those who struggle with special needs it can be life changing.
  • Riding a bike making boy stronger

    Riding a bike making boy stronger

    Monday, May 14 2012 3:03 PM EDT2012-05-14 19:03:44 GMT
    Jackson Zech was just over a pound at birth. Doctors were not sure if he would survive, but now he's thriving. In this report, Deena Centofanti explains how the simple pleasure of riding a bike is make him stronger everyday.
    Jackson Zech was just over a pound at birth. Doctors were not sure if he would survive, but now he's thriving. In this report, Deena Centofanti explains how the simple pleasure of riding a bike is make him stronger everyday.
  • Boy survives fall, called a miracle

    Boy survives fall, called a miracle

    Monday, May 14 2012 2:58 PM EDT2012-05-14 18:58:32 GMT
    Meet a little boy who's determination and will to survive surprised even a seasoned neurosurgeon. That's why he's being called a miracle.
    Meet a little boy who's determination and will to survive surprised even a seasoned neurosurgeon. That's why he's being called a miracle.
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    Deena Centofanti

    Deena is FOX 2's health reporter and co-anchors FOX 2 News Weekend and 'The Nine.'
    Deena is FOX 2's health reporter and co-anchors FOX 2 News Weekend and 'The Nine.'
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