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Flint residents warned of lead above filter grade

Posted: 01/30/2016 - Dr. Nicole Lurie of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said the lead level in some Flint locations has exceeded 150 parts per billion, which is the level for which water filters are graded.

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President Obama creates cancer task force

Posted: 01/28/2016 - Obama signed a presidential memo Thursday establishing the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force. The memo says the goal is to double the rate of progress on treatment and prevention.

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All Pregnant Women Should Be Screened for Mental Illness, Says Panel

Posted: 01/26/2016 - Maternal mental illness may be more common than previously thought, recent studies have found. The United States Preventative Services Task Force says that's why all pregnant women should be checked for mental illness during pregnancy and after giving birth.

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Breaking Down the Risk of Legionnaires' Disease

Updated: 01/26/2016 - Headlines about Legionnaires' disease in the midst of Flint's water crisis has many people wondering what causes the disease, and what to do if you think you have it.

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MDEQ Bears Brunt of Blame in Snyder's Emails

Updated: 01/31/2016 - There doesn't appear to be an obvious smoking gun in the 274 pages of emails Governor Rick Snyder released about the Flint water crisis. Many of the later emails seem to point the blame at leadership in the Department of Environmental Quality.

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President Obama Signs Michigan State Of Emergency Declaration

Updated: 01/26/2016 - In response to a request from Governor Snyder, President Obama declared that an emergency exists in Michigan and ordered federal aid to supplement local and state efforts in the area affected by contaminated water.

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First at 4: Cooking with Linda Hundt

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Updated: 01/13/2016 - Linda Hundt, owner of Sweetie-licious Bakery & Cafe in DeWitt, showed us how to put together a healthy salad to help us stay on track for our fitness goals in the new year.

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Slow Flu Season So Far

Updated: 12/19/2015 - That's a stark contrast to the last three flu seasons, when doctors' offices were filled with patients before Christmas and illnesses peaked by late December.

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FDA Proposes Ban On Indoor Tanning For Minors

Posted: 12/18/2015 - Federal health officials are proposing a ban on the use of tanning beds for anyone under the age of 18, part of an ongoing government effort to reduce skin cancers linked to the devices.

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