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Top Docs List 2021

Top doctors are nominated exclusively by M.D.s and D.O.s in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston counties.
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A Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist on Back to School and COVID-19

Dr. Bishara Freij discusses masking, vaccines, and other ways to protect students

Working Together During COVID Taught These Twin Doctors the Power of Their Bond

The pandemic gave Lauren and Adriane Marchese the chance to work side by side. It went so well they’ve gone into practice together.
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The Founder of Art of Dermatology Says Skin Care Doesn’t Need to Be Stressful

Often dismissed as a matter of vanity, taking care of your skin is an important component of personal hygiene — right up there with brushing your teeth

Combat Inflammation with These Nutrition Tips

Local experts weigh in on anti-inflammatory foods and drinks

7 of the Many Ways Cannabis Is Being Used To Promote Health

Anqunette Sarfoh, a Michigan Cannabis Industry Association board member, weighs in
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A Pelvic Floor Therapist Shares What New Moms Need To Know

Dr. Adina Leifer talks what to expect if you go to pelvic floor therapy
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The Truth About 7 Health Myths

When it comes to health guidance, you can’t always trust what ‘people say.’ So we asked local experts to weigh in on common beliefs.
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Is Vaping Pot Worse Than E-Cigs?

Michigan researchers study this question and other health and science topics
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Should You Still Wear a Mask if You’re Fully Vaccinated?

Dr. Dennis Cunningham, system director of Infection Prevention for Henry Ford Health System, answers this and some of our other questions about the new recommendations
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4 Health Practices To Continue Post-Pandemic

Michigan health experts weigh in on what will stick around

A Mental Health Expert on How To Reach Those Who Believe in QAnon

What to know to reach loved ones who have gotten lost in the fog of unhealthy conspiracy theories
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The Flu Shot is Linked to Lower COVID Risk

Plus, four other health updates from Michigan researchers
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Local Researchers Explore the Possibility of Male Contraceptive

Plus, other studies from around the Mitten State

A Dental Hygienist’s 5 Top Tips for a Healthy Smile

Add these steps to your oral health regimen
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Editor’s Letter: Until the World Opens Up Again

In this month's letter, 'Hour Detroit' editor Dan Caccavaro discusses life after the pandemic and our annual City Guide feature
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Combating Vaccine Skepticism in the Black Community

Racism in medicine is still alive and well as doubts about the COVID-19 vaccines run rampant

Essay: On Healing With Intention From the Pandemic

Dr. Rana Awdish, a pulmonary and critical care physician at Henry Ford Health System, reflects on pain and moving forward
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Healthcare Post-COVID: Telemed Will Endure. Masks? Maybe Not

Virtual care has skyrocketed during the pandemic
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Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom Is Changing the Lives of Black Women and Babies

The founder of the Women-Inspired Neighborhood Network: Detroit makes our 2021 Hour Detroiters list, a roundup of people who are quietly ­— and sometimes not so quietly — enriching life across the region