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Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images
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Gabrielle Giffords Gives 1st Interview Post Shooting In Arizona

This woman is "brave".

When asked in last night's interview to give one word to describe her husband she said, "brave, brave."  Mark Kelly, was looking at her with admiration in his eyes and said, "That's how I would describe you Gabby, brave, you're brave

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mikebaird, Flickr
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Women Who Exercise More and Watch Less TV Tend to Be Happier — Health Check

A study of almost 50,000 women over a 14-year period found older women who exercised more and spent less time watching television were the least likely to be diagnosed with depression.

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Category: Health
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youtube/KimCarsonNOW
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How To Avoid Or Get Rid Of Workplace Stress

Three quarters of Americans list work as a significant source of stress.  To read some of these statistics and some of the suggestions to ease your stress at work, well they are nothing short of laughable. Re

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Congrat’s West Michigan! Signature Chef Auction For The March Of Dimes

You like to eat right?  But what if you could eat out and not worry about anything, well, maybe the calories. 
Some of the best chef's in West Michigan got together for a great cause Monday night, and it was for the March Of Dimes

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Jenny Kristina Nilsson, Flickr
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Loneliness Can Literally Make You Lose Sleep

A new study shows that being lonely can have an effect on how well you sleep. The research concluded that people who feel lonely are more likely to wake up during the night and experience fragmented sleep.

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Category: Health
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Home Prices Are Heading For A Triple Dip, As If One Weren’t Enough?

I'm starting to wonder if my decision to buy a house, my first by the way, back in 2003 was such a good idea after all:-)  Actually I've been working extra hard so I can stay in my house.  I do ask myself daily though, when is this all going to end

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Sadie Hernandez, Flickr
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Trouble Sleeping Could Mean Higher Risk of Heart Attack

If you have trouble falling asleep, you may be at a higher risk of having a heart attack, according to a recent study of people with insomnia.

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Category: Health
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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Yuck! Survey Reveals Gas Pump Handles Among Dirtiest Surfaces in America

Next time you pump your own gas, you might just want to wear gloves. According to a report released by Kimberly Clark Professional, gas pump handles rank as one of the dirtiest surfaces that Americans touch on a regular basis. Yuck.

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Category: Health, Weird News
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facebook/mark alan lindquist
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Miracle Tornado Hero Denied Workman’s Comp

Never mind that Mark Lindquist saved the lives of three developmentally disabled adults in the twister that hit Joplin, Missouri.  Mark was also honored by the Missouri legislature.  But ugly red tape reared it's ugly head to prevent this injured man, who risked his own life to save the lives of others, from collecting Workman's Comp

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E! Correspondent Giuliana Rancic Reveals She Has Breast Cancer

This girl has just been through so much!  I interviewed her last year when she and her husband Bill Rancic were struggling to conceive a baby.  They went through in vitro and were willing to try just about anything in their desperation for a baby

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“Gilda’s Club Red” Partners w/ Sietsema’s Orchard & Market [audio]

Sietsema's Orchard, Cider Mill and Market, formerly on the Beltline and Knapp, have moved!  They are now in Ada on 2 Mile Road.  In talking with Andy Sietsema, 4th generation farmer, I could see that his vision is much broader than just farming the land.  He wants to educate you, the buyer, on how

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wackelijmrooster, Flickr
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What Are the 10 Best Places to Retire?

When people retire, they often decide to pull up stakes and move to a new city. No longer bound by the restraints of employment offices or client locales, retirees may instead find themselves drawn to places with great weather, affordable housing or better amenities than where they currently live.

U.S. News used data from Onboard Informatics to ascertain 10 things people look for when they retire, and matched up those attributes with cities excelling in each.

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