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Courtesy Gilda's Club GR
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Gilda’s Club Looking for Volunteers

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids, the free cancer support organization, needs your help! They are recruiting volunteers for this year’s West Side Walk for Gilda’s!

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First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2016 in Michigan

On Friday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus for 2016.

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Flint Continues To Struggle With Water Contamination Crisis
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Genesee County has First Confirmed Case of Legionnaires’ Disease This Year

Yesterday, an older adult resident in Genesee County was confirmed as the county's first Legionnaires’ disease case this year by the Genesee County Health Department and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

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Female Marines Participate In Marine Combat Training At Camp LeJeune
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How Tough do you Think you Are? As Tough as a Marine?

So, you think you're pretty tough, do you. You're in pretty good shape, right? Do you think you could measure up to the Marines?

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Best Outdoor Grilling Dinner I’ve Had and it’s so Easy [Video]

How was your 4th of July? Fun? Full of food, family, fireworks, and, more food?

Yep, ours too. Family, food, maybe a little wine or something, and lots of laughs. Earlier last week, we were discussing what to cook, when daughter Molly suggested something she saw on the website Delish.com. We decided to go for it, and WOW, it was out of this world, and, so easy. It's a shrimp boil of sorts, on the grill.

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Elizabeth Lienau, GVSU
Elizabeth Lienau, GVSU
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GVSU Using Horses for Speech Therapy [Photos]

A Grand Valley State University professor is using an emerging speech-language therapy technique to help her patients improve their speech. She's using horses.

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Do You Take Naps? The Shorter the Nap the Better…for Your Health

This is awful news for nap lovers ... New research shows that napping is bad for us. Well, sort of.

All of us in Morning Radio feel sleep deprived, and probably try to take a nap, I know I do, just revive ourselves. Ahhh, that wonderful snooze, that, as it turns out, if too long, is bad for our health.

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Love Michigan and Save a Life With a Blood Donation

A Michigan summer is a beautiful thing. So is saving a life.

That is why Michigan Blood is inviting all of us to celebrate both during Michigan Blood’s ‘Love Michigan’ blood drives throughout the state over the Fourth of July weekend, June 30 – July  4.

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Courtesy Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Courtesy Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Ranked Among Best in Nation

We are so blessed with excellent health care here in Grand Rapids and West Michigan. We have top hospitals, doctors, research centers, medical school, and so much more, like one of the top Children's Hospitals in the country, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

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Courtesy Olivia's Gift
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Tonight is a Summer Beach Bash at The Score for Olivia’s Gift

 

Olivia’s Gift is a first-of-its-kind model for nonprofit residential living that honors the dignity of adults with severe disabilities & offers opportunities to belong in their community. AND THEY ARE GROWING! THEY have purchased a home at 2009 Forest Hill Avenue that will open this summer. So THEY need your help…

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Holland Home
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Holland Home Receives $300,000 Grant for Dementia Program

Senior healthcare provider Holland Home has been awarded a $300,000 grant to expand its dementia training program. The grant will help to provide online training and other educational tools.

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Ironman Barcelona
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2016 National Tri Championship Event in Grand Rapids

 

The Grand Rapids Triathlon, presented by Huntington and Nutrilite, has once again made the list to host a National Championship event. The GR Tri is honored to accept the Nationals designation for a third year in a row.

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