Are you a patient, parent, or family member looking for information about a genetic condition, risk factor, or birth defect? This webpage is a gateway to help you find Michigan and national resources on a variety of health topics. Follow the links below to view highlighted resources, hot topics of interest, and additional information.
This free health text messaging program from Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Coalition is geared towards helping pregnant women and new moms get information about caring for their health and giving their babies the best possible start in life.
This organization advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families encompassing all ages and all spectrums from autism, Down Syndrome to Fragile X and various other developmental disorders.
This fact card from MDCH targeted towards teen girls helps explain the importance of keeping diabetes in check.
This Spanish fact card from MDCH targeted towards teen girls helps explain the importance of keeping diabetes in check.
Too Young To Die - An update on the Impact of Sudden Cardiac Death of the Young in Michigan 1999-2011
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is pleased to present this updated report detailing the impact of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in Michigan young people under age 40—an issue of grave public health concern.
Video recordings of health symposium focusing on cardiac screening practices by pediatric, family practice and school health care providers and supporting emergency response readiness at local schools.
This program strives to pursue two goals: to provide answers to patients with mysterious conditions that have long eluded diagnosis and to advance medical knowledge about rare and uncommon diseases.
Slides from a MCGA/MDHHS webinar presentation by Erica Bednar - September 15, 2016.
This initiative focuses on the importance of family history and encourages all American families to learn more about their own histories and provides a Family History Portrait Tool to track and share this information among family members.
Dedicated to equipping all youth athletic events with functional, accessible AEDs and designated, qualified emergency responders.