Items Tagged with 'Centers for Disease Control and Prevention'


Productivity lost to flu locally hits $1 million

Challenger, Gray & Christmas study estimates U.S. productivity loss of at least $15.4 billion.

February 9, 2018
As many people unfortunately know firsthand, it’s flu season. Sick workers mean time off work, which leads to lost productivity businesses must absorb. Read More

State sees effects of national opioid crisis

Number of overdose deaths increased more than 17 times from 1999 to 2016.

November 3, 2017
The opioid epidemic continues to ravage communities around the country, including those in Michigan. Read More

Health officials gear up for new threats from climate change

More precipitation and heat present a different set of challenges.

LANSING — State health officials are struggling to anticipate new health threats posed by a changing climate. Read More