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21 Days, 21 Ways: Lower Your Risk of Diabetes

While many people think diseases are fought with medications, the first line of defense is usually education. This is especially true for one of the most common diseases facing Michiganders – diabetes.  Diabetes is often preventable, and armed with the…

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Celebrate Michigan Cider This Week!

Michigan’s prominence as a craft beer state is well known and without dispute. Now, Michigan hard cider producers are teaming up to make sure they have a place at the tap. The first-ever Michigan Cider Week will take place April…


Muskegon Families Encouraged to Walk for Chance to Stay in a Yurt

Looking for a way to get the entire family moving, from little kids to teens to grandparents? If you live in Muskegon County, you’ll want to check out a new eight-week generational walking challenge that starts Monday. A kickoff event…



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Baseball is Back! Where to Find Healthy Food in Comerica Park

The Tigers are back, Michiganders! On Monday, April 6, our favorite baseball team takes the field at Comerica Park, participating in something many consider a national holiday: opening day. While eating greasy hotdogs and fries smothered in cheese can feel like…

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15 Must-Try Michigan BBQ Joints

If you’re longing for summer and ribs right off the grill, you’re in luck! Below are 15 of our favorite barbecue restaurants in Michigan. Locally owned and fan-favorites, these gems bring an authentic, savory, saucy experience to every customer. If your…


#MIKidsCan Golf: Marquette Teen to Compete in National Competition

At a time when most kids are learning their ABCs and how to tie their shoes, Jordan Jurmu discovered a lifelong passion. When he was just five, his dad took him golfing. It was love at first swing. The 13-year-old…

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Grocery Cart Makeover: 5 Changes to Make the Next Time You Go Shopping

Walking through a grocery store can feel like a minefield when you’re trying to make healthy eating a priority.   Not only are there countless aisles of junk food to resist, but sometimes a seemingly healthy choice can be loaded…


Bodyweight Training: The Free Workout Anyone Can Do

When the American College of Sports Medicine came out with their top fitness trends for 2015, it was no surprise what was in the number one spot: bodyweight training. While the name may sound complicated, it actually describes moves you’ve…


Radio Host’s 10,000 Steps Journey Could Save Cousin’s Life

For Kelly Iris, losing weight could literally be life-saving. Only it isn’t necessarily her life that could be saved. Iris, who is a radio personality on West Michigan’s STAR 105.7, has a cousin with type 1 diabetes. In need of…