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Michigan Department of Health Releases Genesee County Legionnaires Disease Emails

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is releasing some of its earliest email conversations between its epidemiologists and the Genesee County Health Department regarding legionella cases.

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Free Nicotine Replacement Available to Anyone in Michigan in February

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced that 8 weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy is available to anyone that calls and enrolls this month.

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Byron Center Charter Closed February 5 Due to ‘Massive Virus Outbreak’

Byron Center Charter School Principal Thomas Berriman has announced that the school will be closed on Friday, February 5 due to a "massive virus outbreak."

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Miami's Water And Sewer Dept. Prepares For Spike In Sewer System Usage At Peak Times During Superbowl
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City of Wyoming Water Treatment Plant Shares Information on Local Drinking Water

The Flint water crisis has communities across the country taking a closer look at the safety of their own drinking water. That includes the 230,000 customers in Kent and Ottawa counties served by the City of Wyoming’s Water Treatment Plant.

The City of Wyoming Water Treatment Plant is providing answers to questions about lead in the water, lead testing, and how to report problems with local drinking water.

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Federal State Of Emergency Declared In Flint, Michigan Over Contaminated Water Supply
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Grand Rapids-Based Water Company Boxed Water Donating to Flint

Boxed Water, an eco-friendly packaged water company based in Grand Rapids, announced yesterday that it will be donating water to Flint residents to provide relief from the water crisis.

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This is Serious Truth in Advertising and Hilarious [Video]

This hilarious video is all about soda, or Pop, as we call it in Michigan. Better yet, as the commercial say, wet sugar with bubbles in it!

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Father of Four Girls About to Be a Papa Again. Will it Be a Boy or Girl? [Video]

This is a really cute video.

A father of four girls is about to become a dad for the fifth time, but doesn't know the sex...boy? girl?

What's the best way to find out? Throw a party, of course, and make the cake either pink, or blue. The trick is, you have to cut into it, through the frosting, to see the color.

And the baby is.....

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South Florida Begins Mass Distribution Of H1N1 Vaccine
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Michigan School Vaccination Waiver Submissions Down 39 Percent

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced that Michigan has seen a 39 percent decrease in the number of school vaccination waivers submitted this year compared to the same time last year.

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15-Year Old Boy Get’s Heart Transplant and Wakes up Crying With Happiness [Video]

This is such a touching video of this young man.

A 15-year-old boy from Detroit named Trevor Sullivan desperately needed a new heart. He was finally matched with one and had the successful surgery. What happened next?

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Federal State Of Emergency Declared In Flint, Michigan Over Contaminated Water Supply
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GVSU Water Bottle Drive for Flint Runs Through Friday

Grand Valley State University has announced that several on-campus groups have come together to collect water bottles for residents of Flint.

The water bottle drive is January 25 - 29 in the Kirkhof Center on the Allendale Campus.

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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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