Wayne State professor researching risk of hearing loss in Detroit firefighters

Wayne State professor researching risk of hearing loss in Detroit firefighters

We know those who chose to become firefighters risk their lives for us every day. They are also risk their health. Firefighters are exposed to hazardous chemicals, toxic gases, vapors or particles – all of which can cause serious health issues including hearing loss. For firefighters in Detroit, and other postindustrial cites, heavy metal exposure, […]

Hepatitis A case being investigated at Jet’s Pizza at 15235 E. Seven Mile

Hepatitis A case being investigated at Jet’s Pizza at 15235 E. Seven Mile

The Detroit Health Department is investigating a Hepatitis A case at Jet’s Pizza in Detroit at 15235 East Seven Mile Road near Hayes. The establishment only provides carry-out and delivery service. If you consumed food and beverages from this Jet’s Pizza between November 30 through December 1 you should consult your primary care provider to receive […]

Redevelopment proposals for Lee Plaza, Woodland Apartments include low-income housing

Redevelopment proposals for Lee Plaza, Woodland Apartments include low-income housing

Lee Plaza and Woodland Apartments, two of Detroit’s architectural gems, will get a second lease on life and offer housing assistance for low-income earners if developers step up for the project. The City of Detroit and the Detroit Building Authority are seeking proposals to redevelop the two historic apartment buildings. The two projects will include […]

HAP sponsorship saves annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk

HAP sponsorship saves annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk

Thanks to Health Alliance Plan (HAP) runners and walkers can once again spend part of their New Year’s Eve getting some exercise at the annual Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk before they head out to celebrate. Back in 1970 Jeanne Bocci, a former nationally ranked race walker, and Jerry Bocci, an ex-college […]

DTE Energy, DABO partner to help Detroit residents with energy bills

DTE Energy, DABO partner to help Detroit residents with energy bills

DTE Energy, in partnership with the Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO), will hold a Customer Assistance Day on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at DABO, 12048 Grand River, Detroit. The event, the last Customer Assistance Day for this year, will provide affordable payment plans, home energy consultations, energy-saving information, and […]

Detroit’s America’s Thanksgiving Parade named second best in the U.S.

Detroit’s America’s Thanksgiving Parade named second best in the U.S.

We know our America’s Thanksgiving Parade is spectacular, and now the whole country knows it. America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van was voted second in the Best Holiday Parade category in the USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice travel award contest. “Detroit has been hosting America’s Thanksgiving Parade (originally called the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade) since […]

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