When General Colin Powell died from COVID-19, it sent shockwaves as the former leader was fully vaccinated. But the 84-year-old had other health conditions besides COVID-19. Beaumont's infectious disease researcher Dr. Matthew Sims explains that all older adults are at an increased risk of catching the virus, regardless of vaccination status.
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Jay Dunn, 43, does not want help as he slowly slides out of the truck. He wants to show us that he can still walk, even as he battles his body with every step. It's not easy, but after being diagnosed with dystonia at the age of 6 years of age, nothing for Jay has been easy.
It's a disorder that causes a disruption between the brain and the body, creating an unimaginable struggle with simple day-to-day activities.
Returning to school in the fall has probably never been more challenging. You've got the impact of homeschooling, fears about illness and overall stress - so how do you make the mornings easier?
One key tip is reframing the term anxiety and changing the conversation by not using the label, said one expert.
"It's not only about death, right? It's about keeping them healthy, keeping them in school, preventing outbreaks in the school, preventing them from carrying it and bringing it home to their family, (spreading it) to adults who are at higher risk," Sims said.
It might be the news many are waiting on- promising results from drugmaker Pfizer when it comes to testing the vaccine on younger children. FOX 2 talked to the infectious disease expert about the data.
Lori Robertson had already celebrated her second chance. Then in the summer of 2021, she got devastating news about the cancer. But her friends, neighbors, and friends are standing steadfastly behind her.
A Berkley mom thought she'd already won the fight of her life but she got a devastating diagnosis that the cancer was back. Then her neighbors and an entire city rallied around her.
A Lake Orion family is facing the cold, flu, and Covid season with extra concern after a baby fought a tough battle with a different virus, the one known as RSV.
When we say we're worried about a virus right now, you think Covid. But there's another virus that is causing concern with local doctors - especially with kids headed back to school and back to daycare.
The benefits of outside play include bettering social skills, physical strength, and emotional well-being.
Benefits of outside play include bettering social skills, physical strength, and emotional well-being. On the 1000 Hours Outside website you'll find printable trackers to log the hours.
Many of us have dealt with way too many power outages due to all the summer storms. So what's the rule on food safety after you've lost power?
Frozen food can be dangerous to eat after a power outage. Here is how to check - what is still good and what isn't.
You don't have to cut out salt completely to see positive changes to your health.
Reducing how much salt you eat can drop your chances of having a stroke or heart attack.
"A lot of the kids say purchase acne medicine and ultimately it leads people to break out much worse," he said. "What happens is, the soaps that literally have medicine in it from over the counter, tends to be more irritating than effective."
Mask wearing for kids in school is a hotly debated issue - but one thing we know for sure is that wearing those masks can lead to breakouts that some are calling maskne.