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Whooping cough spike prompts health advisory

Whooping cough spike prompts health advisory

Cases of whooping cough are increasing in Oakland County and other parts of Michigan, according to health officials. A health advisory released Wednesday urged residents to watch for signs of the “very contagious” infection, called pertussis. Infants...
How Michigan ranks on 30 health indicators

How Michigan ranks on 30 health indicators

Michigan ranks 34th overall among the 50 states in a new report by the United Health Foundation, which analyzed a long list of health outcomes and other indicators. In 2015, Michigan was 35th. This slideshow looks at how Michigan compares to other states on individual...