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Water, Water Everywhere … Be Sure to Wet Your Whistle

H2O: two parts hydrogen, one part oxygen.  This simple combination happens to be one of the most important substances for our health. It keeps our body humming. Every metabolic system in our body requires water to function properly.  Water protects…

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Macomb Dancer Prepares for UDA Nationals

Dance is a way to express yourself through movement, as well as build strength, stamina and endurance. Being on a dance team also teaches teamwork, growing together and creating a bond that lasts a lifetime. As the UDA National Dance Team Championship approaches, teams from all…

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Holiday Party Celebrates Health of Lansing Community

The holidays are coming to Lansing a little early with a Saturday event featuring healthy food, fitness, and a special visit from Santa. Lettuce Live Well is hosting a holiday party as the culminating celebration in a months-long Celebrity Health…

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Four Important Reasons Why Older Adults Should Volunteer

You may have heard that volunteering can benefit you as much as the people or organizations you’re helping, and it’s absolutely true—especially for older adults. Those who volunteer have better physical and psychological well-being, live longer and are able to…

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5 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know Were Found at the CHASS Mercado Until Now

Just when you thought Southwest Detroit was famous enough for its great food selections, this summer it took its reputation to a whole new level! In case you haven’t already heard,  Community Health and Social Services Center, better known to Metro Detroiters as CHASS, set up shop last month for their…

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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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Detroit “Convertible Guy” Freezes for THAW

In Michigan, convertible season is generally confined to about four months out of the year. Not so for Laurens de Jong, who doesn’t let a little rain, sleet or even snow affect his love of top-down driving. De Jong drives…

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Charity Ball to Benefit Two Grand Rapids Non-Profits Devoted to Kids

Baxter Community Center and Ele’s Place will be the recipients of proceeds raised at this year’s Kent County Medical Society Alliance (KCMSA) Charity Ball for Children. This is the 25th year for the event, which will be held on Saturday,…

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Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital recieves 2013 NewsMakers honor

The Grand Rapids Business Journal Newsmakers 2013 Awards occurred early this year, and honored a number of different individuals from various industries that have worked countlessly to highlight Grand Rapids and the talent within the community. Within the healthcare industry, the GRBJ…

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