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A Walk and Block Party for Gilda’s Club This Saturday

You can walk and party for Gilda's Club this Saturday

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Johns Hopkins Hospital Continues Cancer Research And Treatment
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500 Women in Michigan Will Die From Ovarian Cancer in 2017, Learn the Symptoms

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. We are joining the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) in raising awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms.

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Belding’s Boil Water Advisory Has Been Lifted

As of Sunday at 7p. m. the Boil Water Advisory had been lifted after water tests came back two different days showing the need for concern was gone

Friday afternoon, Ionia Health Department had announced that the City of Belding was under a Boil Water Advisory because traces of E...

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Boiling Water on Gas
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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Belding due to E. Coli

If you live in Belding, the Ionia County Health Department has sent out an advisory to boil your water because traces of E. Coli was found in the water...

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Bruce Steffke/Facebook
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People Doing Good: GRPD Officer Caught Helping Overheated Elderly Lady

This is a great story and a great reminder.

I came across a post by Bruce Steffke in the We Are Westsiders Facebook group about an act of compassion he witnessed to at the Meijer gas station on Kalamazoo Ave, just south of 28th Street...

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Happy Smiling Blood Donors Making Donation In Hospital
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Michigan Blood Banks Need Your Donations

Blood banks across Michigan are asking for your help!  Every summer, blood donations plummet because school is out and high school students make up a large percentage of the donors in the state...

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Women’s Health is Top Concern for Meijer

Meijer is joining forces with Spectrum Health to make getting screened for breast cancer more convenient than ever.

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Heart of West Michigan United Way
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Food From Your Heart! Can you Help?

The Heart of West Michigan United Way is looking for a few good men, women and children with a heart. That's you, right? Right! Now, save Wednesday, June 21 on your calendar and see if you could spare just a couple of hours that day.

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Latest Toy Craze Fidget Spinners, Wildly Popular With Kids
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Kids are Choking on Their Fidget Spinners

It's the hottest toy on the market right now but now parents are stepping forward warning other parents to be careful because it could lead to a choking hazard...

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Dwarf epauletted fruit bat (Micropteropus pussilus) flying at night.
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2017’s First Case of Rabies in Michigan is Confirmed

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed the first case of rabies found in Michigan in 2017.

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Grand Rapids Medical Mile along Michigan St NE, Google
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Grand Rapids Ranked Among Best Cities for Doctors in U.S. [VIDEO]

With part of town named the "Medical Mile", it's not all that surprising that a new study has found Grand Rapids to be one of the top cities for doctors. 

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Fight Against ALS Helped by Nana’s Run

Runners and walkers have a great incentive to get out and get active Saturday, May 20. It's the annual Nana's Run, a 5k run/walk for the fight against ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

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