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Doctors in Flint Offered Another Way to Test Kids for Lead

The Michigan State and Genesee County Health Departments are asking pediatricians to test all children up to age 6 who consumed Flint city water after April 2014. In collaboration with the county health department, Magellan Diagnostics has announced it is loaning its LeadCare II systems to practices in Flint to expand access to testing.

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Premature Babies Won’t let go….of Each Other [Video]

This is absolutely an aww moment for Monday, and you must watch this video of premature twins, Kristiana and Kristain.

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A Valentine Treat for Adults at the Children’s Museum

Are you looking for something special, different, even wacky, to do for a Valentine date? I mean, you can always go to dinner, a movie, a concert, or whatever, but wouldn't it be fun to do something special with your someone special, that is really "out-of-the-box?"

You can treat your Valentine to a special night of food, drinks, play, and fun at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum’s Grown Up Play Date!

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An Ireland Vacation is Waiting For You

How would you like to go to Ireland and spend 12-glorious days touring the "Emerald Isle?"

You can! Come with me!

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Some “Healthy Foods” are Not All They are Cracked Up to Be

So, how's that New Year's Resolution coming? What about that diet and healthy eating you were going to begin? Well? Not so well? Well, be careful and don't go too far.

If you’ve got your New Year’s Resolutions in place – and they involve adding supposedly “healthy” foods into your lifestyle, think again.

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Here’s new Meaning to the Term Spaghetti Nose

We have all been there when strange things come out of our kids noses, and it's usually never pretty.

Here's a perfect example.

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Should Michigan High School Students be Required to Learn CPR Before Graduating? [Poll]

Michigan Senate Bill 647 was introduced on December 9 by Senator Tonya Schuitmaker. The bill would make learning CPR a graduation requirement for Michigan high school students. If passed it would go into effect this fall.

Should Michigan high school students be required to learn CPR in order to graduate?

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Get Inspired at the Remodeling and New Homes Show This Weekend at DeVos Place

The holidays are over, and a New Year is upon us -- it is the perfect time to get inspired and make your home even more beautiful and comfortable, and the Grand Rapids Remodeling and New Homes Show at DeVos Place this weekend, January 8th - 10th is the perfect place to find your inspiration!

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Track Santa’s Worldwide Journey on Christmas Eve

Years ago you had to listen for reindeer bells to know when Santa was near.

Today, you can track Santa's entire trip around the globe with video, apps, and other technology.

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Lowell Area Schools Using App to Share Information With Students and Parents

Last month, Lowell Area Schools released their free ParentLink app which shares school news and information.

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Spectrum Health Announces top Baby Names of 2015

There are some newcomers to Spectrum Health's top ten baby names for both girls and boys this year. Elizabeth, Evelyn and Natalie enter the top ten for girls. Levi, Grayson and Owen enter the top ten for boys.

See the full top ten lists from Spectrum Health.

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Here are the Top Toys for Christmas

Do you have your Christmas or Hanukkah shopping finished, wrapped and ready to go? Are you kidding?

Okay, seriously, most of us are still madly rushing about gathering presents and are somewhat clueless as to what to by the kids and grandkids.

Have no fear, I have this handy-dandy guide to the top Christmas toys of 2015, thanks to Ranker.com. Whether you’re looking for popular 2015 toys for your own kids, a niece or nephew, or pretty much any other kid you’d care to gift with one of the best Christmas presents ever, you're covered!

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