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Your Lifetime Immunization Checklist

Vaccines prevent more than 2 to 3 million deaths each year according to the World Health Organization. They protect not only those receiving the vaccines, but also everyone around them—especially those with weakened immune systems. And although many people think…

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The Latest From Experts on Vaccines and Autism

While there have been opponents in the past claiming a connection between life-saving vaccines and autism, the scientific community is now supporting vaccinations for children. Thousands of peer-reviewed articles have shown that vaccinations have no impact on a child’s risk…

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The Importance of a Back-to-School Checkup

Pencils, erasers, glue sticks and a new backpack have probably made this year’s school shopping list. But what about a visit to the pediatrician? Even if your child has a clean bill of health, don’t sideline their annual physical. According…

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The Family Guide to Affordable Activities Across Michigan

Michigan has one of the best summers in the United States, but sometimes it can feel impossible to take a family out without spending a fortune on tickets, food and transportation. Before you break open your piggy bank, check out…

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Do your kids hate healthy food? 6 ways to change their mind

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With numbers like these, it’s more important than ever to make healthy meals a…

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Why more men should visit the dermatologist

If you asked most women about what they do to protect their skin, most would say they have some sort of skin care routine, especially during the summer. But it seems these routines are not being picked up by most…

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Good Health eNews: Exercise and your health this summer

Staying fit during the summer can seem pretty simple – with kayaking, boating, running and biking all options, the possibilities seem endless. But while it’s easy to find a fun activity to do, you may still have other questions about…

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“Healthy” foods with a shocking amount of sugar

Do you think you could cut out all sugar for a week? A month? How about a full year? As impossible as that sounds, Eve Schaub challenged her husband and two young children to do the latter and go without…

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New warning: Moderately high blood pressure is dangerous too

It used to be that if you didn’t have high blood pressure, you didn’t have to worry too much. But new research suggests that people in the gray area, between 120/80 and 140/90, are at higher risk for health complications…

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