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Flu Levels Slowly Increasing, Remain Low in Michigan

We're keeping a close eye on the flu this season. Reports of the flu continue to slowly increase, but overall reports of flu-like symptoms are still low in Michigan.

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Flu Levels Remain Low Across Michigan

Flu levels across Michigan remain low as only 0.7 percent of patient visits were for flu-like symptoms according to the latest weekly report from the Michigan Department of Community Health.

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Michigan Blood Needs You for the Holidays

For the unsung heroes who include blood donation among their Thanksgiving plans, along with others who are starting a new lifesaving tradition, Michigan Blood wants to say Thanks for Giving.

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Father Creates an Iron Man Costume to Help his son [Video]

This is such a sweet story, that I truly hope has a happy ending.

A North Carolina father made a tiny Iron Man costume for his prematurely born son to help his child "feel brave."

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10 People in Michigan Being Monitored for Ebola

10 people in Michigan are being monitored for Ebola.

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Doctor’s Office Gag Is Good One On Waiting Patients [Video]

This is a way-too-funny video in a doctor's office. 

A supposed patient walks in to wait for his appointment and suddenly breaks into song.

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Mom Escorted out of Hospital Waiting Room for Nursing her Baby

A Texas mom was breastfeeding her four-month-old baby while waiting to see her doctor last week. The staff asked her to stop, cover up, or move to another feeding area and she refused. What happened next?  She was escorted out by Security.

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How Michigan is Preparing for Ebola

Michigan officials, hospitals, organizations, and health care workers are preparing for Ebola.

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Doctor in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola

On Thursday night, officials announced the first case of Ebola to hit New York City.

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Saturday, October 25 is Make a Difference Day in Grand Rapids

Now HEAR this! This Saturday, October 25 is an important day in Grand Rapids.

Throughout West Michigan, The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and Quota Club will collect used hearing aids and refurbish them for people in West Michigan who have hearing loss and cannot afford to purchase aids.

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Good News About Ebola, at Last

After weeks of concern, worry and then near panic over the deadly Ebola virus, there is finally some good news that will (hopefully) relieve some of the lingering fear of a broader epidemic.

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It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

This week is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, with a theme, “Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future.”  There are many ways parents can reduce a child’s exposure to lead and prevent its serious health effects.

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