Dear Crabby, Do I Need to be Worried about the Coronavirus?

Dear Crabby, When news about the coronavirus first broke, I really didn’t pay that much attention. Now, it seems like I’m hearing about it daily and it sounds like the situation is becoming more dire. How worried should I be? Thanks! M. Typhoid Dear M. Typhoid, How worried should you be? That seems to be the million-dollar question these days. It’s not like these viruses and the panic they cause is anything new. There are a few ‘big’ ones that I can remember. First, there was SARS … [Read more...]

Stronger father-son relationships curtail youth delinquency, local research finds

Men’s Health Awareness Month—or Movember—typically illuminates the physical maladies of the male population—not to mention the ability to sport grizzly facial hair. But this week, we highlight local research focused on the family health of men. The Prevention Research Center of Michigan in Ann Arbor has found through a multiple-session program that Flint-area families are learning to build better father-son relationships. The effects? Curbing youth delinquency or what they have termed “risky … [Read more...]