“Let’s Talk Health” Event Coming to Southwest Detroit Oct. 3

There’s always something going on in Detroit and this weekend is no exception. This Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, Western International High School will double as a hub for all things healthy in the heart of southwest Detroit. Blue Cross Blue Shield…

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Fun Run Supports School Nurses in Holland

Did you know that Michigan ranks last when it comes to the ratio of school nurses to students? Holland Hospital is trying to change that for students enrolled at Holland Public Schools and surrounding districts. A partnership between the hospital…

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#MIKidsCan Spotlight: Slush Cup Champion {and a chance to win!}

The annual Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge pits mountain bikers against snow, ice, and freezing cold temperatures. For younger riders, the Meijer Slush Cup provides an opportunity to get in on the action with an eight-mile out-and-back ride. Amelia Werner took…

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Head for the Finish Line: Michigan Fall Race Roundup

Whether it be apple or pumpkin picking with family, building the courage to visit the haunted houses around Halloween, cheering on the best football teams or exploring Michigan’s countless cider mills, you can never really be bored during fall in Michigan. On top of all that,…



Share & Win in the #MIKidsCan Catch Instagram #Contest

Parents: How would your kids like to be at the Big House to see U of M take on MSU on Oct. 17? What about an autographed Matthew Stafford jersey to hang on your little Lions fan’s bedroom wall? Kids…

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Ride On: Biking and Cycling Tips as You Age

For cyclists, what do you think is the age range with the largest amount of injuries and accidents? Give up? You may never guess it, but the biggest increase in bike-related injuries in recent years has actually been adults 45…



Detroit Lions Heads Up Football Health and Safety Reminders

With the football season in full swing at all levels from youth to the pros, it is important to note that all individuals involved with a football player’s participation in the game (coaches, parents, teammates) can help make the experience…

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Take a Hike: Michigan Celebrates Miles of Trails

While you certainly don’t need an excuse to get outdoors and enjoy the beauty of Michigan in the fall, a special week devoted to celebrating Michigan’s trails is just that! Michigan Trails Week takes place Sept. 19 through 26 and…



Celebrate Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day Oct. 3

Most kids love to hop on their bikes for a ride. The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) would like the adults in their lives to make it a mountain bike ride Saturday, Oct. 3. Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is meant…

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