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Michigan Health Department Releases Legionnaires Disease Report for Genesee County

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services today issued its report regarding the increase of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) during 2015 in Genesee County.

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Trader Joe’s Cashews Recalled

The FDA has announced that Trader Joe's cashews, which were issued in a number of states including Michigan, are being recalled.

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Spectrum health’s Irish Jig 5K Race in March

Hey runners, it's running season. Well, pretty soon, anyway, and you  can get the season off to a fast start by participating in Spectrum Health’s annual Irish Jig 5K on Saturday, March 19. Now in its 33rd year, the Irish Jig, held in East Grand Rapids, has grown to become one of Michigan’s premier 5K races.

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Amazing Fitness Feats You Could Do If You Worked Out? Maybe Not [Video]

It's Saturday, so I thought I would check with you about your New Year's Resolution. Still doing well? Fall off the wagon?

I thought it would be fun to look at the possibilities of what you might be able to do if you stick with it. Okay, not, but it's still fun.

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Some “Healthy Foods” are Not All They are Cracked Up to Be

So, how's that New Year's Resolution coming? What about that diet and healthy eating you were going to begin? Well? Not so well? Well, be careful and don't go too far.

If you’ve got your New Year’s Resolutions in place – and they involve adding supposedly “healthy” foods into your lifestyle, think again.

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Should Michigan High School Students be Required to Learn CPR Before Graduating? [Poll]

Michigan Senate Bill 647 was introduced on December 9 by Senator Tonya Schuitmaker. The bill would make learning CPR a graduation requirement for Michigan high school students. If passed it would go into effect this fall.

Should Michigan high school students be required to learn CPR in order to graduate?

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Dieting for Your New Year Resolution? Here are Some of the Worst Diets in the History of Man

Happy New Year!

Just in time for some New Year resolutions! And, it seems that most of us will say, get in better shape, and lose some weight.

That's been an age-old resolution, that old weight loss thing. But, I'm hear to tell you, whatever you do to lose those extra pounds, don't try these.

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Bring in the New Year by Donating Blood and get a $10 Gift Card to Kohl’s

Michigan Blood's Grand Rapids and Grandville donation centers are among those with a special offer for a holiday blood drive. Attempt to donate blood and you'll receive a $10 gift card to Kohl's.

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Reports of Flu in Michigan Low Compared to Other Years

The weekly report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows levels of the flu continue to increase while staying below levels seen in recent years.

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Christmas Candy Recall: Dove Chocolate

A voluntary recall has been issued for DOVE® Chocolate Assortment Snowflakes due to undeclared peanuts, wheat and eggs.

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GVSU Students and Faculty Help 3-year-old From Hudsonville With Cerebral Palsy

A team of students and faculty members from Grand Valley State University is working with Gabby Troeger, a 3-year-old girl from Hudsonville who has cerebral palsy.

The team is conducting a study to determine if power mobility training results in changes to the range of activity of children who have multiple and severe disabilities.

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Michigan Department of Health Responds to Chickenpox Outbreaks

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is talking about the importance of vaccinating against chickenpox (varicella) after recent reports of chickenpox outbreaks around Michigan.

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