HealthSource - ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI

  • Also from ABC12More>>

  • Experts warn, "legal" highs just as dangerous

    Experts warn, "legal" highs just as dangerous

    Thursday, April 3 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-03 22:02:15 GMT
    (04/03/2014) --he truth is,  new highs come out faster than news laws against them can make it to the books. Some legal highs are very dangerous, causing seizures, coma and even death.  Even so, you can
    The truth is, new highs come out faster than new laws against them can make it to the books.
  • Finding cancer without a biopsy

    Finding cancer without a biopsy

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:15:33 GMT
    (04/02/2014) --A big game-changer may be coming to breast cancer diagnosis. About 1.7- million women will have a breast biopsy this year.  The procedures are painful and costly- and come back negative
    A big game-changer may be coming to breast cancer diagnosis. About 1.7 million women will have a breast biopsy this year.
  • Four devices help seniors stay independent

    Four devices help seniors stay independent

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-01 22:02:38 GMT
    (04/01/2014) --If an older adult you love, like a parent, is living alone,  there are four high tech gadgets you need to know about!There are nearly 40-million Americans over the age of 65, and that number
    If an older adult you love, like a parent, is living alone, there are four high tech gadgets you need to know about.
  • New implant gets hearts beating in rhythm

    New implant gets hearts beating in rhythm

    Monday, March 31 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-03-31 22:04:09 GMT
    (03/31/2014) --A brand new implant device is shocking hearts back to life in new, potentially safer way, and a Flint hospital is among the first in Michigan to offer it. The first patient now has his S-ICD
    A brand new implant device is shocking hearts back to life in new, potentially safer way, and a Flint hospital is among the first in Michigan to offer it.
  • Stem cells repair damaged hearts

    Stem cells repair damaged hearts

    Monday, March 31 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-03-31 17:02:17 GMT
    (03/28/2014) --There is an experimental treatment under investigation right now that would repair the damage done by heart disease. It uses a patients own stem cells to do the repairs. Debbie Minch is
    There is an experimental treatment under investigation right now that would repair the damage done by heart disease. It uses a patients own stem cells to do the repairs.
  • Bionic eye restores vision

    Bionic eye restores vision

    Thursday, March 27 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-03-27 22:38:31 GMT
    (03/27/2014) --Straight from a 70's television script- a bionic eye may restore vision for some people who thought they had lost their site forever. For the first time, surgeons are able to implant a high
    Straight from a 70s television script- a bionic eye may restore vision for some people who thought they had lost their site forever.
  • Genesys only hospital in state to offer new heart treatment

    Genesys only hospital in state to offer new heart treatment

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-03-26 22:23:09 GMT
    (03/26/2014) --Genesys Health Park is now the only hospital in Michigan offering a new way to treat it, that actually combines the best of two common procedures, to help the sickest patients.  It is called
    Genesys Health Park is now the only hospital in Michigan offering a new way to treat atrial fibrillation, that actually combines the best of two common procedures to help the sickest patients.
  • "Sickest of sick" get organs first

    "Sickest of sick" get organs first

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-03-24 22:35:59 GMT
    (03/24/2014) --Every day, 18 people die waiting for organ transplants. So, how do doctors decide who moves up the waiting list to get donor organs? It is a tough process, especially since supply is far
    Every day, 18 people die waiting for organ transplants. So, how do doctors decide who moves up the waiting list to get donor organs?
  • New hernia treatment gives newborn a miracle

    New hernia treatment gives newborn a miracle

    Thursday, March 20 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-03-20 22:35:40 GMT
    (03/20/2014) --Two-year-old Lincoln Olds is happy and active today,  his mother, Dorothy reports, "he's just a really fun kid. he likes to make people laugh."  But long before Lincoln was born, Diana says,
    Two-year-old Lincoln Olds is happy and active today, his mother, Dorothy reports, "he's just a really fun kid. He likes to make people laugh."
  • Device buys time for kids in heart failure

    Device buys time for kids in heart failure

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-03-19 21:59:11 GMT
    (03/19/2014) --A device that has helped thousands of adults- a simple pump- is buying precious time for children waiting for heart transplants. It doesn't look like much, but a day out like this is big
    A device that has helped thousands of adults - a simple pump - is buying precious time for children waiting for heart transplants.

ABC12 Everywhere

Wireless

Sign up now for mobile alerts, or go to our mobile site at abc12.com.

Get our iPhone and iPad app
Get our Android app
Get our RSS Feeds

MostPopular

Stories
Videos
loading...

More ABC12

Live Well Network

Simple Healthy Choices for Healthy Lifestyles

ABC12 contests and promotions

Enter for your chance to win

ABC12 Calendar

Advertise your non-profit event for free

More ABC12.com
Powered by WorldNow

abc12.com

ABC12 Main Station
810-233-3130

Mailing Address:
2302 Lapeer Road
Flint, Michigan 48503

Powered by 

WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WJRT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.