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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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Kids at the Gym? Working Out Together Could Be Good for Your Health and Theirs

Playful and energetic kids might be the last thing you want to encounter while getting your sweat on at the gym. Though the idea of bringing kids to a gym may sound crazy, a new trend of parents and children going to the…

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What Does Being Healthy Mean to You?

Today is World Health Day, which happens every year on April 7 to mark the anniversary of the World Health Organization. The goal of the day is to raise awareness for worldwide public health issues, like food safety (this year’s…

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LaughFest: Laughter Yoga Helped Instructor Reclaim Her Joy

If laughter is the best medicine, laughter yoga could be the prescription you’re looking for. It was for Angēla Essick Dykes, who is leading a series of laughter yoga sessions throughout LaughFest. During a laughter yoga session, participants take part…

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Traverse City Canstruction Event Builds Food Supply for Pantry

A magical castle will be erected this weekend inside the Grand Traverse Mall. It’s not enchanted or home to a fire-breathing dragon, but what it will do for many Traverse City-area residents is powerful: it will feed them. The castle…

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4 Unexpected Health Benefits of Zinc

The benefits and uses of zinc have been studied for hundreds of years because of the important role it plays in our world. The International Zinc Association describes zinc as a natural element essential to humans, animals and plants. The…

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5 Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Checking in with your doctor can sometimes feel like a chore, but there are certain types of aches and pains that you should always run by your primary care physician. That’s because what may sometimes seem like a little discomfort…

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Got Grandchildren? It Turns Out They’ll Keep You Healthy

When it comes to your health, a packed house around the holidays is just what the doctor ordered. Not only do your grandkids bring a smile to your face, but spending time with them also helps improve your mind, body…

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5 Undeniable Reasons to Ditch Diet Soda Today

It sounds too good to be true: A drink that tastes like your favorite soda but has zero calories. No wonder people think they can sip on it all day long. It’s practically like drinking water! Or is it? By…

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