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Michigan Transgender Health Fair in Ferndale Sept. 24

September 9th 2016

Michigan Transgender Health Fair in Ferndale Sept. 24 (Event Page) Ferndale, MI –  The Michigan Transgender Health Fair is coming up on Saturday September 24 from 1-4pm at Affirmations LGBT Community Center in Ferndale , Michigan. We’ll have lots of exhibitors and some great speakers. Dr Will Powers who will soon be joining Dr Paul […]

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

July 1st 2016

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor […]

Infant Mortality Down in Michigan Though Racial Disparities Continue

April 10th 2016

Infant Mortality Down in Michigan Though Racial Disparities Continue (MDHHS, April 10, 2016) LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) today announced the recent release of the 2016-2019 Michigan Infant Mortality Reduction Plan. The Plan provides a roadmap for Michigan to continue improvements in ensuring infants thrive through their first […]

Radon Test Kits Just $5 in January

January 3rd 2016

Radon Test Kits Just $5 in January (Oakland County Health Division, Jan. 3, 2016) Pontiac, Mich. – Oakland County Health Division will offer radon test kits for just $5 during National Radon Action Month this January. County Executive L. Brooks Patterson encourages residents to take advantage of this half-off price to test their homes for […]

FDA Changes Policy on Gay Men Donating Blood

December 30th 2015

FDA Changes Policy on Gay Men Donating Blood (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 30, 3015) Washington, DC – The FDA announced on Dec. 21 that men who had sex with men (MSM) would be allowed to donate blood as long as they had not had sexual contact in over a year. Previously there was a lifetime […]

Free Community Health Event in Hazel Park Jan. 16

December 30th 2015

Free Community Health Event in Hazel Park Jan. 16 (EVENT page) Hazel Park, MI – Free Community Health Event Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 Salvation Temple Church 25000 N. Chrysler Drive, Hazel Park, MI 48030 10am to 2pm. Mobile Mammography for women age 40 and over or under 40 if they have a prescription, blood pressure […]

Nick’s Fit Tips: Creating Happy Habits

December 15th 2015

Nick’s Fit Tips: Creating Happy Habits (Guest View by Nick Webber, Dec. 15, 2015) How do we get healthy? Well, with all of the current buzz about what it really takes to be fit, have the body you want, what foods you need to eat, what exercises you should be doing, it’s hard to filter […]

Hazel Park Health Fair Sept 26, 2015

September 6th 2015

Hazel Park Health Fair Sept 26, 2015 (event) Come to the Hazel Park Community Center from 11am to 3pm on Sept. 26, 2015 for free health screenings and sports physicals, sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Southfield Alumnae Chapter.

AIDS Partnership Michigan and HIV/AIDS Resource Center Merge

April 6th 2015

AIDS Partnership Michigan and HIV/AIDS Resource Center Merge (APM press release, April 6, 2015) In order to strengthen the response to HIV in Southeast Michigan, AIDS Partnership Michigan (APM) and HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC) have merged their organizations. Building on a history of collaboration and excellence, the merger of APM and HARC will ensure the […]

Healing and Community Abound at Jewish Community Center Health Fair

February 9th 2015

Healing and Community Abound at Jewish Community Center Health Fair (C. Proxmire, Aaron Tobin of Tobin Photography, Feb. 9, 2015) Some of the keys to good health are the ability to laugh, to enjoy life, and to be around supportive people. For those who use the Jewish Community Center of Oak Park, these elements are […]