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Too Busy to Work Out? Think Again!

I started my 2015 fitness goals a little late this year. Somehow I fooled myself into thinking I didn’t have to work out. I was always too busy, too cold and I did not want to add a gym membership…

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LaughFest Seriously Funny Family Adventure Challenge a Hit for West Michigan Teams

Things you might have overheard at Sunday’s Seriously Funny Family Adventure Challenge at LaughFest: “Okay kids, why don’t you go over there and swordfight now.” “My right foot can’t quite reach George Lopez.” “I can’t hold on to this rubber…

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Hit by a Truck: How Health Insurance Pays Your Medical Bills

When’s the last time you planned to get into a car accident? How about breaking a bone or getting so sick you needed to stay overnight in the hospital? Let’s be honest. Nobody likes to think about the bad things…

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LaughFest: Sign Up for Sunday’s Seriously Funny Family Adventure Challenge

If you happen to visit downtown Grand Rapids this Sunday, you might notice some rather odd behavior. Beware of pirates and novice hula hoopers crossing your path. Listen for the sounds of music played on unconventional instruments and howls of…

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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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What’s a Deductible? A Quick Guide to Common Health Insurance Lingo

A healthy lifestyle ideally includes health insurance to protect your bank account from expenses related to an unexpected illness or hospital stay. While having it is half the battle, understanding it is the next step in making sure it’s working…

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Local Television Anchor Happy to be Part of Winter Warm Up Story

Lansing area TV anchor Lauren Evans has been the on-air face of the Winter Warm Up program for the past few years, but it’s not just another story to her. It inspires her to get active and healthy just as…

Fitness

16 Funny Ways to Enjoy LaughFest as a Family

LaughFest kicks off today and if you think the comedy is only for adults, you should take a closer look. Start by bringing the kiddos to the LaughFest Community Kickoff, which starts at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Fountain Street Church,…

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Help LaughFest Break a Royally Funny World Record

Ready to shake off a long, gloomy winter with some laughs? Even if it seems the temperatures will never rise, you can absolutely count on having a good time at this year’s LaughFest, a 10-day comedy extravaganza kicking off this…

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