Following spiking trend of youth vaping rates, Oakland County officials teaming up to push back

Following reports of skyrocketing levels among teenagers who are now vaping, Oakland County health officials are teaming up with school superintendents and the Alliance for Healthy Communities to curb that rate. While the rates are disconcerting for officials, an increasingly troubling trend are the number of deaths connected to the practice. Oakland County Executive David Coulter said they're going to be providing more education and advocating for changes in public policy.

Oakland County health officials, school superintendents coalescing to tackling teen vaping

Following reports of skyrocketing levels among teenagers who are now vaping, Oakland County health officials are teaming up with school superintendents and the Alliance for Healthy Communities to curb that rate. While the rates are disconcerting for officials, an increasingly troubling trend are the number of deaths connected to the practice. Oakland County Executive David Coulter said they're going to be providing more education and advocating for changes in public policy.

All the things you didn't know, but definitely should know, about mammograms

Do you know what it takes to find breast cancer early? It's the slightly aggressive x-ray called a mammogram that takes a picture of your breasts. And here are the three things you should know about mammograms: start doing it at age 40, get a 3D exam for dense breast tissue and most changes in one's breast does not signify cancer.

Here are the big three things one needs to know about mammograms

Do you know what it takes to find breast cancer early? It's the slightly aggressive x-ray called a mammogram that takes a picture of your breasts. And here are the three things you should know about mammograms: start doing it at age 40, get a 3D exam for dense breast tissue and most changes in one's breast does not signify cancer.

The Doctor Is In: Mammograms

Dr. Lisa Awan, a Diagnostic Radiologist for Beaumont Health, says women should be getting annual mammograms starting at age 40. 

The Doctor Is In: Getting a Second Opinion

Breast cancer remains the most commonly-diagnosed form of cancer among American women, aside from skin cancer. Mammograms are a critical part of early detection, which is key to survival. Here to tell us more about breast cancer screening, risk factors, and treatment is Dr. Jessica Bensenhaver, director of the breast cancer program at Henry Ford Cancer Institute.