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Michigan’s First Cases of Influenza A H3N2 of 2016 Found in West Michigan

Health officials have Michigan's first two confirmed human cases of influenza A H3N2 this year have been found. Both people with the illness are from West Michigan.

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Ann Arbor Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Should Grand Rapids? [Poll]

On Thursday, the Ann Arbor City Council voted to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21. Ann Arbor is the first city in Michigan to raise the tobacco age to 21.

Should Grand Rapids raise the tobacco age to 21?

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More Details on Grassfields Cheese E. Coli Recall

On August 3, Coopersville's Grassfields Cheese issued a recall of 20,000 pounds of cheese due to E. coli concerns. Today, we know more about how many have gotten sick and where they are from.

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Coopersville’s Grassfields Cheese Recalls 20,000 Pounds of Cheese

Grassfields Cheese is voluntarily recalling approximately 20,000 pounds of cheese due to E. coli concerns.

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Flint Continues To Struggle With Water Contamination Crisis
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Six More Receive Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis

18 criminal charges were filed today against four current and two former employees from two state departments in connection with the Flint water crisis.

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Best Buddy Surprises Best Friend With a Kidney [Video]

I have another tear-jerker of a video for you today. Yesterday it was the little baby who heard his mothers voice for the first time with hearing aids, and today, it's about a man who needed a kidney transplant.

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Sweet Baby Hears his Mother’s Voice for the First Time [Video]

Get the Kleenex because you're going to need them when you watch this sweet video.

It's the moment an Australian baby named Jordan Blair hears his mother's voice for the first time. Jordan was born with hearing loss and with the help of an audiologist, was fitted with hearing aids and was finally able to hear for the first time.

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Community Health Center Provides Services To Needy As Supreme Court Debates Healthcare Reform Law
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Michigan Dental Program to Provide Care for Patients With HIV/AIDS

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced a new program that will provide residents living with HIV/AIDS greater access to dental care.

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Meijer Recalls Their Salads & Sandwiches Due to Salmonella Risk

Meijer, Inc has issued a recall on nine (9) of their salads and sandwiches do to a potential salmonella contamination.

According to Meijer's website, the "Markets of Meijer" branded salads and sandwiches were sold in all their stores between Wednesday, July 20 and Monday, July 25...

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Gilda’s Club Looking for Volunteers

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids, the free cancer support organization, needs your help! They are recruiting volunteers for this year’s West Side Walk for Gilda’s!

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First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2016 in Michigan

On Friday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus for 2016.

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Flint Continues To Struggle With Water Contamination Crisis
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Genesee County has First Confirmed Case of Legionnaires’ Disease This Year

Yesterday, an older adult resident in Genesee County was confirmed as the county's first Legionnaires’ disease case this year by the Genesee County Health Department and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

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