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Whooping Cough Vaccinations Administered In Los Angeles
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Whooping Cough Rising in Michigan, Infants at Greatest Risk

Confirmed cases of whooping cough are up in Michigan. Infants younger than 12 months are at greatest risk.

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Beer Yoga is Totally Something That Needs to Come to Grand Rapids

There are two things I've noticed about Grand Rapids since moving here. A lot of people like to exercise, and they also love to drink beer. It IS Beer City USA, so this makes sense. And now, there's a new fitness craze coming out of Germany, and working it's way across the world. And it needs to come to Grand Rapids.

Beer Yoga!

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This Interactive Map Of Michigan Trails Is Perfect For Your Next Biking Trip

There are hundreds of miles of biking and hiking trails in Michigan that you can take advantage of all year round and now you have a handy source for all the information you need...

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Cancer Will not Keep Sara From The Michigan Adventure Race

The Michigan Adventure Race: Winter Edition returns to Camp Roger in Rockford on Saturday, January 28, 2017, and Sara Bard and her daughters will be ready for it.

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Widespread Seasonal Flu Cases Jump To 25 States
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Flu Vaccine ‘Good Match to the Viruses Circulating’ in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reporting an increase in flu activity across Michigan.

The good news is that this year's vaccine is matching well against the flu.

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Three Brands of Canned Cat Food Recalled

A limited voluntary recall has been issued for some popular cat food brands.

The FDA says the recall includes certain cans of 9Lives, EverPet, and Special Kitty because of low thiamine (Vitamin B1), which is crucial for cats...

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Wal-Mart Dominates U.S. Retail Economy
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Michigan Mom Looks To Remove Candy At Meijer Checkouts

Can you imagine not having candy or tabloids in the checkout line anymore? If one Michigan mom gets her way, Meijer will have to make some adjustments.

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Michigan Students Are Now Required to Learn CPR

Starting in the new school year, Michigan students will be required to learn CPR. The legislation, which was just passed in December, goes into effect beginning in the 2017-18 school year...

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Exterminators Tackle Growing U.S. Bed Bug Problem
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Bed Bugs a Growing Problem in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has again landed on Orkin's annual list of the Top 50 Bed Bug Cities. This year, Grand Rapids climbed three spots on the list.

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New Year’s Resolutions a Success or Bust?

Are you making a New Year's resolution? Did you know that about 60% of us do make New Year's resolutions, but statistics show that only about 8% of us follow through. I'm there. Still, year after year, we keep making them – hoping this is the year we will make it happen. Is that you?

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Michigan Hospitals Are In Trouble for Making Patients Sick

The federal government is cracking down on hospitals with high rates of patient injuries, and they've now added spreading those crazy antibiotic-resistant germs like MRSA to their calculations. So the government has reduced Medicare payments to 769 hospitals, including 27 hospitals right here in Michigan!

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Van Andel Research brain cells with MSDC-0160
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West Michigan Organizations May Have ‘Breakthrough’ in Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease

Science Translational Medicine reports that a new drug originally developed for type 2 diabetes is being prepared for human clinical trials in hope of finding the world's first treatment to slow Parkinson's disease.

The drug was developed by Kalamazoo-based Metabolic Solutions Development Company and supported by research from Van Andel Research Institute's Center for Neurodegenerative Science.

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