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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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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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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 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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San Francisco Approves Ordinance For Health Warnings For Sugary Soda Ads
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Pepsi in Michigan Could Contain Pieces of Metal

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development issued a consumer advisory today to warn that some Pepsi products have been found containing metal flecks due to malfunctioning equipment.

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Grand Valley Football Player Donates Bone Marrow to Save a Life

If this doesn't tug at your heart a bit, I don't know what will, because this just shows that prayers can be answered in many ways, and this answer came in the form of a Grand Valley State University football player.

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Are you at Risk for a Heart Attack? Long Work Hours May Do It.

How many hours are you working in your average week? 40? 50? 60?

Too many of us either are married to our job and working extra long hours, or taking overtime, or, have a second job. The extra hours, overtime, second job, may be for economic reasons just to make ends-meet, but, those long hours just may kill you.

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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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