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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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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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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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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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Michelle Obama Sets Jumping Jacks World Record With a Mob of Kids [VIDEO]

As part of her noble initiative to fight childhood obesity, first lady Michelle Obama gathered 450 kids on the White House’s South Lawn on Tuesday in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period.

Yes, there’s a record for that.

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Dominican Sisters Offer Home Care For Seniors

So many times old people want to live in their own home but are not not capable of doing it without a little extra helping hand.  Well, Domincan sisters are stepping up to lend that helping hand in the way of care for in home senio

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Cooking With Carson Fast And Easy Chicken Soup![video]

Okay, so Sunday I decide I need to make some good old fashioned chicken soup!  What I do is prepare a big pot, freeze it in proper portion sizes and enjoy:-)  This is a fast easy way to make the soup with a rotisserie type flavor to it

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Susan G. Koman Walk & Sheila Wright Has A Story Worth Listening To…..

The Susan G. Koman Walk in Tomorrow and Sheila will be walking in it with close to 20 people who love her.  I read about Sheila' Wright's story online at www.supportforsheila.org This woman is fighti

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Join WZZM 13′s Val Lego On Her ArtPrize Urban Adventure

It appears to be a feat for the not so fainthearted.  WZZM 13 Reporter Val lego is combining downtown Grand Rapids, with art and adventure.  Are you up to it?  You will be required to move and it will take about 4 hours to do.

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Gaining / Losing Weight Via Television

Isn't it interesting that much of America has a diet issue, yet we have two cooking networks on cable TV and ABC soon begins it's all-cooking daytime TV line-up? And at the same time, we have TV shows like "Biggest Loser."

Reality shows focused on weight loss affect more than just the participants. According to a new Thomson Reuters poll, 57-percent of the people who regularly watch these types of shows say the programs have influenced the way they eat. In addition, 48-percent report they've been inspired to change their exercise habits. The affects are the most pronounced on those medically considered to be overweight or obese, and on viewers 35 and younger.

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