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Spectrum Health To Open Community Medicine Clinic For The Under & Uninsured

Spectrum Medical Group will be opening a new clinic on Monday targeted specifically at West Michigan residents who are either uninsured or underinsured. According to The Rapidian, the clinic will be a family-medicine clinic, and will be by appointment only in hopes of keeping wait times for patients down. 

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Spectrum Health Among Best hospitals in U.S.

Spectrum Health has received rankings that place it among the best hospitals in the U.S. for three specialties by U.S. News and World Report, according to a release from the healthcare organization.

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New Phone App for Parents to Help You Have a Drug Talk With Your Kids

There are many things that parents find difficult to talk about with their kids.  Sex, alcohol and drugs are three of the biggest.  I can remember trying to have the "sex talk" with my kids.  I'm not sure, but I think I kept saying, talk to your mother.

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Love Michigan Blood Drive One More Day

The need for blood never takes a holiday.  On this 4th of July, please remember that there is someone, somewhere, who will need the live-saving gift of blood.

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90+ Year old Breaks World Record Bench Press Record! What? (video)

Here is true motivation and, inspiration.

You know, normally, you're more likely to hear about a 91-year-old breaking a hip than breaking a bench pressing record, but Sy Perlis is not a normal 91-year-old. This World War Two veteran is as

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Today is World Blood Donor Day

They are co-workers, family members, classmates and neighbors … everyday people that save lives of strangers. And, today, Friday, June 14th, millions of blood donors are being recognized as part of World Blood Donor Day.

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Prevent Lyme Disease – How To Avoid, Identify, And Remove Ticks In West Michigan

Summer in West Michigan mean more time outdoors. Time to bike.  Time to camp.  And time to protect your family against ticks and Lyme disease.

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Are you Sneezing? You’re not Alone

If you have allergies, and boy, do I have allergies, and you swear they've never been this bad, as I've been saying for weeks, we can now make a case for lots of sneezing.

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$99 for a CT Scan? Yes, at St. Mary’s Hospital

Are you a smoker?  Worried about lung cancer?  You should be, because the odds are against you.

Lung Cancer is a tough disease and the survival rate is poor...poor, that is if it's not caught early.

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Slip! Slop! Slap! and, Wrap! May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

The month of May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.  And, Melanoma cases are growing at an alarming rate.  We all should be aware of the dangers of too much sun without protection.

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24-Hour Movie Marathon Benefits Children’s Leukemia Foundation

Are you a movie fan?  Most of us are.  We love to go to the movies, munch on popcorn and get lost in a wonderful movie.

Your chance to really lose yourself for 24-hours is coming in June, and you'll be able to help children with Leukemia at the same time.

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West Michigan Mosquito Population Expected To Be ‘At Least Triple’ Of Last Year’s

West Michigan summer traditions include:  sitting by a campfire, heading to Lake Michigan...and swatting mosquitoes.

Get your swatting hand ready.  It looks like a big year for the mosquito population in West Michigan.

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