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How Michigan is Preparing for Ebola

Michigan officials, hospitals, organizations, and health care workers are preparing for Ebola.

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Saturday, October 25 is Make a Difference Day in Grand Rapids

Now HEAR this! This Saturday, October 25 is an important day in Grand Rapids.

Throughout West Michigan, The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and Quota Club will collect used hearing aids and refurbish them for people in West Michigan who have hearing loss and cannot afford to purchase aids.

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It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

This week is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, with a theme, “Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future.”  There are many ways parents can reduce a child’s exposure to lead and prevent its serious health effects.

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New Research Shows Memory Loss From Alzheimer’s May Be Reversible

Encouraging new research may show that it’s possible to reverse the memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease—if it’s caught early.

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Flu Levels Remain Low In West Michigan

Reports of flu-like symptoms remain low in West Michigan and the entire country.

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Ebola! Worried? Here are Things you Should Know

Ebola is all over the headlines lately. Here are some helpful facts about the deadly disease (that you're not going to catch).

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Health Care in Michigan Gets Boost From Blue Cross Blue Shield

For the 10th year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is helping to fund more than 50 free medical clinics across Michigan to help the uninsured get the care they need.

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Second Texas Healthcare Worker Tests Positive For Ebola
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2nd Dallas Hospital Worker Tests Positive for Ebola; Was on Plane Two Days Ago

A second health worker at Dallas Presbyterian Health Hospital was diagnosed with Ebola on Wednesday morning. Apparently the nurse had traveled by air from Cleveland on Monday.

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Nurse in Dallas Becomes First Ebola Patient Infected in U.S.; CDC Urges Calm

The second-ever diagnosis of Ebola in America occurred this weekend, but still, there's no reason to panic. You won't catch Ebola, don't worry.

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10 Products You Can Buy to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

While making straight-up donations is a great way to show your support, we've also found 10 ways you can use your purchasing power to promote the fight against breast cancer.

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First U.S. Ebola Patient Dies in Dallas Hospital

The Liberian man who was diagnosed last month with Ebola, the first such case in the United States, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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Walking Could Be Most Important Form of Exercise You Do

Forget what you see on those extreme-weight-loss reality shows. The simple act of walking may in fact be the most helpful form of exercise you're not doing enough.

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