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Kent And Ottawa Counties Has Among The Lowest Adult Obesity Rates In Michigan

We've got some good news and some bad news for people living in Kent and Ottawa Counties. First the good news... Kent County has 8th lowest obesity rates among adults in Michigan and Ottawa County has the 5th lowest rate...

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Help Support Autism Awareness and Get Your Oil Changed on April 25

April is Autism Awareness Month, to help promote the awareness of autism, and help those who are on the Autism Spectrum. April 25th, take your car to get an oil change at RiverTown Honda, and you will also support Autism Awareness, and The ARC of Kent County.

That's it! Super easy!

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Your Breakfast is Ruined: Golf Balls Found in Hash Browns

*in my best game show voice* & today's food recall is....((anticipation)).... golf balls in your hash browns! *womp womp*

McCain Foods USA has issued a recall of two brands of their hash browns because they say it
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Andy Rent Interviews Spectrum Health’s Joe Brennan About Their New MedNow Program

Have a cough, or the flu, or maybe some sort of weird rash? You don't have to schedule an office visit or hit up Urgent Care for those things anymore. MedNow has changed the game.

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Is This The Best Workout Ever? [Video]

No doubt most of us need to be in better shape. Our good health depends on it. I know I  could be in better shape and I need to get more serious about it. I work out on my treadmill and Airdyne bike, but it can get tedious and boring, so it's easy to slack off. Not for this guy.

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Wanted: Certified Nursing Assistants in West Michigan

They are much in demand, but difficult to find. They are Certified Nursing Assistants, and there is a huge need, nation wide. So, to the rescue, Grand Rapids Community College and Holland Home.

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Demand For Measles Vaccine Increases As Outbreak Started At Disneyland In California Spreads
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Measles Confirmed in Michigan

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Meijer is Recalling MORE Cheese… And a Sub

Almost a month later, Meijer is recalling more of their store-brand cheese due to potential listeria concerns.

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Michigan Democratic Party Closer To Primary Redo
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Lawmakers Are Trying To Get Paid Sick Leave For All Michigan Workers

Democrats in Lansing have introduced bills in both the house and senate that would help all working Michiganders have paid sick leave

The bill introduced would give an hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours said employee works...

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Trader Joe's Open New Store In Miami Area
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Trader Joe’s Applesauce Recall – There’s GLASS in Them Jars!

If you've bought applesauce at Trader Joe's recently, you might want to take that stuff back to Trader Joe's...or throw it out. Unless you are okay possibly eating GLASS! A recall went out today on three different types of Trader Joe's applesauce.

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Sewage Spill into the Grand River Causes a ‘No Body Contact’ Advisory

The Ottawa County Health Department has issued a No Body Contact Advisory to residents after some sewage spilled into the Grand River.

FOX 17 says the sewage spill happened Monday and affects a portion of the river; a mile east of the US-31 bridge over the river and downstream to Lake Michigan...

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Beijing Reports First H7N9 Bird Flu Case
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Michigan Getting Hit Hard by Hong Kong Flu

Flu season has been tough in Michigan. Schools are closing and influenza rates are spiking.

Learn why this year's flu has been so widespread and severe in Michigan.

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