Henry Ford names new president of Henry Ford Jackson Hospital

Jackson, Michigan.And the December 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Henry Ford Health System has announced the new president of Henry Ford Jackson Hospital in Jackson, Michigan. Emily Morehead, FACHE, accepted the principal position, effective immediately. Morehead has served as interim president since then February 2022Prior to that, her role was Chief Operating Officer. Henry Ford Health … Read more

Shirkie’s long-awaited mental health legislation was defeated in a bipartisan vote

Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirky’s long-awaited mental health legislation was defeated in the Michigan Senate this week, and along with its defeat goes millions in funding. Senate Bill 597 And the Senate Bill 598Sponsored by Shirkey, R-Clarklake, and Sen. John Bezon, R-Battle Creek, they were brought to the Senate floor Tuesday and promptly defeated by … Read more

Tae Bo “gave me the confidence” to overcome a learning disability, says Billy Blanks, 67

Billy Blanks created a global fitness phenomenon with Tae Bo, which is still going strong after nearly 40 years. (Getty Images; Designed by Caitlin Murray) for Billy BlanksTrue fitness is as much about building spiritual strength as it is about the body. “Life is not easy,” the creator of Tae Bo martial arts-based training told … Read more

Purdue large animal surgeon wins $10,000 equine research award and earns Ph.D

Friday, December 2, 2022 Dr. Michele Tucker (center), assistant professor of large animal surgery at Purdue University, holds a check for her award money with Dr. Renate Wheeler (left), dean of the University of Calgary’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr. Renaud Legellet, an equine internist and sports medicine physician who shares Dr. Tucker’s His … Read more

The Pearl Harbor attack still echoes; People always pay. It is wise to continue to follow the ‘Pivot and Talk’ model of mental health Letters

Remember Pearl Harbor We are approaching the 81st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. At 7 am on the fateful Sunday of December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy launched 351 aircraft in its surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Many of the 145 ships anchored there were bombed, killing more than 2,400 Americans. … Read more

Skipping meals can take years off your life, study finds — here’s what to know

Study finds that skipping meals may shorten lifeArx0nt – Getty Images A study found that skipping meals may be linked to an early death. Researchers found that skipping breakfast is associated with an “increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.” A dietician weighs the study’s findings and limitations. We’ve heard for years that breakfast is … Read more