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Meijer Organics Chopped Spinach Among Recalled Foods

Meijer Organics Shopped Spinach has been included in the Twin City Foods, Inc. of Stanwood, Wash., has issued a recall of some spinach products because they have the potential to be contaminated.

They include some products found at Meijer.

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Earl’s Meats in Holland Recalls Turkey Lunch Meat

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development reports that Earl’s Meats in Holland is recalling its turkey lunch meat because a sample has tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

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Facebook Aims to Save Lives with New Suicide Prevention Tool

Facebook is implementing new tools to increase its ability to help prevent suicides.

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Insane Inflatable 5K Grand Rapids Coming to Millennium Park on August 15 [Video]

The Insane Inflatable 5K -- a new and dynamic fun run series comprised of inflatable obstacles -- is coming to Grand Rapids at Millennium Park on Aug. 15.

This 5-kilometer (3.1-mile run) isn’t focused on running. Instead, it's about having fun negotiating oversized inflatable obstacles on a challenging course requiring imagination, creativity and a heaping helping of insanity.

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Consumers Energy, The Salvation Army Help Michigan Families Stay Warm

Thousands of Michigan residents reaching out to The Salvation Army to stay warm this winter will be able to with statewide energy bill assistance funded by the non-profit organization and Consumers Energy.

This morning on "Andy in the Morning," Roger Morgenstern, Consumers Energy's senior public information director, and Maj. Norman Grainger, Kent County coordinator for The Salvation Army of Western Michigan & Northern Indiana, discussed Consumers Energy's $1.6 million contribution to The Salvation Army.

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How Much Sleep Do You Get a Night?

There are 24 hours in a day and not enough of them are dedicated to recharging our battery.

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Seven Foods You Should Be Eating for a Healthy Heart

Heart Health can be as simple as making some changes to your diet. Consider adding more of these seven foods to your plate for their heart-health benefits.

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Five Exercises to Improve Your Heart Health

Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health. But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, there are ways that exercise can help reduce that risk.

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Six Common Heart Disease Myths

Heart disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" because so many people don't realize they're at risk or have cardiovascular health issues. The malady kills about 2,200 Americans every day, making heart disease deadlier than all forms of cancer combined. And yet, there are still so many myths about heart disease floating around.

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Kent County Health Department Investigating Possible Case of Measles [Video]

An 11-month-old girl from Gaines Township is being tested for measles, WZZM-13 reports.

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LaughFest, MI Blood & Blue Care Network Team up for Blood Drive

It's often said that laughter is the best medicine. Unfortunately for many, laughter simply isn’t enough. So for the third year in a row, Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids (GCGR) and LaughFest are partnering with Michigan Blood and Blue Care Network to host blood drives during LaughFest. The drives will be held on Feb.24, March 2, 3, 4 and 9, 2015.

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Walks for Warmth Help Keep Michigan Families Warm [Sponsored]

Consumers Energy is encouraging the public this winter to take part in Walks for Warmth, which help raise money to keep Michigan families warm.

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