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Making the Case for a Less Sedentary Lifestyle

Ryan Fiorenzi is a black belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu (he was Michigan’s first), and has been teaching martial arts for years. We’re sitting down to eat lunch just down the street from his Plymouth dojo, Kaizen BJJ, to talk about our unhealthy lifestyles.

This New Technology May Allow Researchers to ‘Edit’ Our Genes

Humankind unwittingly dabbled in genetic engineering 10,000 years ago, when early farmers saved seeds from their most vigorous plants — those with the hardiest genes — for the next year’s crops. We’ve come a long way since then.

Inside a Workout at Troy's Area 45 Fitness

This gym offers metro Detroiters a new type of workout, one sensor at a time

Power to the Patient

A U-M doc is giving cancer survivors the tools to finally feel healthy again

100,000 Points of Data

Precision Medicine helps find valuable needles amidst haystacks of information

The Common Cure

Cats and dogs get many of the same cancers we do. Could they be the key to unlocking new treatments that help us — and our pets — beat the disease?

Here's What Actually Happens When You Donate Your Body to Science

Answers to all the questions you've always wanted to ask

Celebrate National Yoga Month at These 10 Metro Detroit Studios

September is National Yoga Month, and metro Detroit has plenty of places to start or continue your practice. Check out the list below to...

Oakland County Circuit Court Focuses on Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Program treats participants like ‘more than a number’

Should You Go To the ER for a Mental Health Emergency?

It’s not always the best choice for behavioral and nonmedical emergencies, but metro Detroit agencies and partial programs can help

Socialization Therapies at Michigan Hospitals Help Address Kids' Emotional Needs

Through art, music, and other programs, young patients maintain their identities, ease stress and anxiety

The Positive and Negative Health Effects of Long-Distance Running

Before you hit the pavement, experts advise learning your body’s cues for the greatest benefits, least injuries. Plus training and eating plans and a guide to local races

Does Flotation Therapy Work?

For the active, distracted, and routinely high-strung, it can offer a deeply healing experience. Believe me, I tried it.

How Going Vegan Helped Me Treat Chronic Skin Disease

While there is no cure for Hidradenitis Suppurativa, changing the way I eat helped me heal after years of suffering and misdiagnoses

Erasing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

Anxiety disorders and depression are often faceless — as well as misunderstood and mistreated

Royal Oak Doctor on Mission to Help Families Make Healthier Choices

Pilot program aims to fight childhood obesity through grocery store tours, school nutrition classes, and health screenings

Keeping Pace with Mobility

The ability to move is associated with long-term health and well-being, and the stakes are even higher for older adults

TAVR Offers Less-Invasive Alternative for Open-Heart Surgery

Henry Ford doctor says he believes procedure will become standard for patients older than 65 in the next few years

The Pain Points of Fibromyalgia

Think back to the time when you were in your early 20s. Were you an average person in a physical sense? That is, were...

ADHD in Women Often Misdiagnosed

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder usually manifests differently, making diagnosis difficult for those unfamiliar with the symptoms

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