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Michigan Psychologists Study the Affect of Pandemic Isolation

Plus, other intriguing findings from researchers across the state
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Dr. Joneigh Khaldun is Confident Better Days are Ahead

Michigan's chief medical executive makes our 2021 Hour Detroiters list, a roundup of people who are quietly ­— and sometimes not so quietly — enriching life across the region
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3 Pain-Relief Options To Consider for Your Birth Plan

Experts weigh in on choices that might be less familiar to laboring moms

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta on Fake News, the Pandemic, and Medical Marijuana

The Novi native and TV doc talks COVID-19: ‘We will all be fundamentally changed’

Metro Detroit’s Top Doctors and the Heroes Who Inspire Them

For months, people have applauded doctors in creative ways for their lifesaving work during the COVID-19 pandemic. But we were curious: Whom did our Top Docs themselves want to thank? So we invited them to tell us about the heroes who have inspired them during this tragic time.

An MSU Neuroengineer is Studying Octopuses to Build Better Prosthetics

Plus, a U-M science major builds a Chrome extension that reports domestic abuse and a group of scientists create a nanoparticle that can eat through deadly plaques
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Take a (Virtual) Run with the Detroit Pistons

The team is hosting a 5K that will benefit the PeacePlayers International nonprofit

3 Tips for Handling Worry and Uncertainty During the Pandemic

Dr. Michelle Riba, of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center, shares her insight
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Gov. Whitmer Recognizes Racism as a Public Health Crisis in Michigan

The governor also signed an executive order to create the Black Leadership Advisory Council
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Michigan Wellness Spots Worth the Road Trip

You don’t need to cross state lines to find idyllic surroundings in which to recharge the mind, body, and spirit. These retreats are just a drive away.
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Gov. Whitmer Expands Face Mask Requirements for Michiganders

There are limited exceptions, but businesses will be required to deny entry or service to those who refuse to wear a face covering
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Michigan Healthcare Professionals Required to Undergo Implicit Bias Training

The new directive comes following recommendations from the Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities
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6 Alternative Medicine Spaces to Visit in Metro Detroit

From flotation therapy to no-working zones, locals incorporate alternative medicine into their overall wellness plans
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Gov. Whitmer Urges Michiganders to Continue to Get Tested for COVID-19 and Mask Up

Michigan is faring better than other states, but our COVID-19 numbers are still rising
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Shake Off Stress with These 3 Breathing Techniques

Nearly 50 percent of Americans feel anxious about contracting COVID-19. Local healthcare professionals share proven ways to help you relax during the pandemic.

Stock Up on These 11 Goods for Better Sleep

CBD gummies, essential oils, and a silk pillowcase may help you get the shut-eye you desire

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Transforms MRI Rooms to Put Kids at Ease

The hospital's walls are covered with murals of underwater scenes, animal picnics, and more

Best of Detroit 2020: Dr. Rajiv Shah Thinks Big To Confront a Deadly Foe

With a worldview informed by Detroit’s struggles, the president of the Rockefeller Foundation is leading a $100 billion push to radically boost COVID-19 testing

Feeling Stressed? Try These Guided Meditations from Headspace

Gov. Whitmer partners with the subscription service to bring wellness programming to Michiganders
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Gov. Whitmer Rescinds Michigan’s Stay-at-Home Order

Restaurants can reopen on June 8, while retailers may reopen on June 4