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#MIKidsCan Cook Healthy Meals

Moms and dads across the mitten know the angst of preparing meals for picky or sensitive eaters, and the diligence it takes to pack mealtime with nutritional value. Research has shown us that health ailments like childhood obesity, high cholesterol,…

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What You Can Do Now to Prepare for Spring Allergies

While it’s true that pollen and mold levels haven’t hit their peak yet—that doesn’t happen until the beginning of June for Michigan—you shouldn’t just sit back and wait for your spring allergies to hit. In fact, you can cut way…

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#MIKidsCan Be a Healthcare Professional

  Has your child expressed interest in becoming a doctor or nurse? Read on to learn more about the educational oasis that is Wayne State University, and its wealth of resources that can help your young scholar and future doc realize that…

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10 Natural Habits of Happy People

It’s easy to wonder: am I truly happy? Plenty of people bring this question to mind on a daily basis and those who can answer “yes” can often pinpoint what brings them joy. There are several proven ways to bring…

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Pure Michigan Campaign Closing In On a Decade of Luring Visitors to the State

The “Pure Michigan” campaign that began in 2006 saw a record return on investment last year, according to David West, Vice President of Travel Michigan, part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. West was in Grand Rapids recently for the…

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Success Secrets from Bill Rancic, First “Apprentice” Winner

Do you have what it takes to be successful in business and in life? Bill Rancic wasn’t sure he had what it would take to win a job as Donald Trump’s right-hand person on the first season of NBC’s “The…

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Colon Cancer: The Importance of Catching it Early

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States among men and women. More than 90 percent of those diagnosed early (when the cancer is still at a local stage) survive more than five years….

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#GimmeFive Flotus Challenge!

“The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake.”-Michelle Obama As part of the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move, the First Lady is encouraging everyone to share what…

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5 Signs Your Child Could Be a Pro Athlete Someday

Under the softball diamond spotlights or the shiny glow of an ice rink, many kids find a passion for sports and dream of one day “going pro”. You may have even envisioned your little one cheered on by their city…

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