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It happens almost like clockwork. Someone at work gets sick, the bug makes its way to another person and soon almost everyone in the office is feeling under the weather.

Tips to Help Avoid the Office Bug this Winter

It happens almost like clockwork. Someone at work gets sick, the bug makes its way to another person and soon almost everyone in the office is feeling under the weather. According to research by the Centers for Disease Control and…

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Stay Active Through the Seasons

Like it or not, winter is right around the corner. Even though the weather is turning cold, the change in seasons is a great time to think about your fitness and health goals. In addition to enhancing or changing up…

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting: Unhealthy Food Cravings

Indeed, there is an unspoken rule that while you are pregnant that it’s acceptable to eat a tub of ice cream at midnight, fulfilling your heart and belly’s desire. However, consuming a high-fat or high-sugar diet can be harmful to…

Food

Want to Feel Younger Than Your Years? Try Yoga!

Yoga isn’t just for 20-somethings—it’s a fun and great way to stay in shape for people of all ages and activity levels. In fact, studies and experts agree that it’s one of the best exercises older adults can practice because…

Fitness

Embrace the Season with Natural Scents for your Home

With the beauty of the indigenous produce from around the state, Michigan fruits, spices, and herbs can help eliminate smelly odors from your kitchen, bathroom or living space, without much effort. Here are a few of the best remedies to…

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Exercise Man is on a Mission to Make His Community Healthier

Editor’s Note: Burrell Solomon (aka “Exercise Man”) is a paid spokesperson for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. When it comes to starting a new workout regimen, there’s one thing Exercise Man says is key to getting started on the right path: “Don’t be…

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Losing Weight, Loving Family, Living Life: Dr. Laura Hutchison’s Transformation

Dr. Laura Hutchison can understand the challenges many of us face when trying to lose weight. Low energy, fear of ridicule at the gym, lack of time to exercise: all of these factors can make the weight loss journey a difficult…

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A Better Barbecue: 10 Tips to Grilling Healthier Meals

Summer means evenings by the pool, family picnics, time on the boat and, perhaps most importantly, it’s barbecue season! Barbecuing can be fun when holding neighborhood parties or family reunions, but the food we choose to barbecue can either be…

Food

Free Detroit Riverfront Summer Events Roundup

The Detroit riverfront is one of the most exciting, fluid spaces in the city of Detroit. Whether you enjoy running or biking, fishing or sunbathing, yoga or tai chi; the riverfront has something for everyone! Along with annual events like…

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