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February Is Heart Health Month: Here’s How To Boost Your Cardiovascular Health

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February is an important month for the heart and not just because of Valentine’s Day. February is national heart health month, and awareness is key to prevent heart disease and other cardiovascular illnesses. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. […]

First Dodge Viper Fetches Nearly $300K at Auction

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Earlier this month, the very first Dodge Viper ever produced sold at auction. The auction was held at Bonhams in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the car went for a over $285,000. The car, popularized by the 1990 Detroit auto show, boasts an 8.0-liter V-10 engine connected to the rear wheels through a 6-speed manual transmission, providing […]

Stronger Flu Vaccines Could Provide More Protection For Elderly

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A new study in Clinical Infectious Diseases has found that enhanced flu vaccines might better protect elderly patients against the flu compared to standard-dose vaccines. Dr. Benjamin J. Cowling, the lead author of the study, says that the elderly population is disproportionately affected by the flu. This can be dangerous not only for elderly patients […]

Detroit Apartment Rates Saw Major Spike In 2019, Report Shows

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The cost of renting an apartment in Detroit is on the rise. According to a recent report released by national apartment search service ABODO, Detroit saw the largest rental rate increase in the nation in 2019 at 7.48%. The average cost of a one-bedroom apartment in Detroit was $886 in 2019, ABODO reports, a price […]

Dental Care Tips For Kids Going Back To School

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Winter break is ending, and it’s time for kids across the state to go back to school. But are your children really healthy enough to go back to class again? While they might seem okay, you may be ignoring a major aspect of their health and wellness: their teeth. Dental care is essential to your […]

Millennial Home Buyers Want Green Homes, But Few Can Afford Them

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Dubbed ‘Generation Green,’ it’s no surprise that millennial home buyers are in the market for eco-friendly, energy-efficient housing. But, according to a recent report by the National Association of Home Builders, few Americans under 40 are able to afford green features. Results from NAHB’s 2019 report What Home Buyers Really Want show that 83% of […]

Michigan’s Flu Season Is Already In High Gear, Here’s How To Prevent It

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It’s officially flu season and those who haven’t yet gotten their flu shot might want to consider making an appointment. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu activity is at its highest level in five southeastern states and Puerto Rico. In the week ending November 23, up to 10 states had […]

Hitting The Roads During The Winter: How Michigan Drivers Can Stay Safe

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We can’t do what we must in life without driving — not in the United States, anyway. However, many people have anxiety about hitting the road, and with good reason. It’s easy for people to get hurt while driving; there are many hazards to worry about once you get into your car. Some of these […]

Another Snowstorm Is On The Move, Michigan Police Urge Motorists To Be Safe

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The official start of winter might not be for another two weeks, but a harsh winter storm could be spreading heavy snow over the Upper Midwest again next week. According to AccuWeather, forecasters are currently monitoring a storm that, regardless of its intensity, could lead to significant lake-effect snow. Intense weather is expected to track […]

Despite Decline in Opioid Deaths, Black Michigan Residents Still Feel Negative Effects

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The global pharma industry is going strong, with a market predicted to reach $1.12 trillion in 2022. But one particularly problematic part of Big Pharma — prescription opioids — continues to negatively impact Americans. And while opioid deaths might be showing signs of decline, both nationwide and throughout the state of Michigan, there are demographics […]