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Gov. Rick Snyder Announces Partnership to Fight Obesity at 58 Michigan Schools

Gov. Rick Snyder joined with partners of the Building Healthy Communities program to announce 58 Michigan schools which are joining the program designed to fight obesity and improve childhood wellness.

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You Can Indeed Train Your Brain to Eat Right

A study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes shows that you it is possible to train your brain to crave healthier foods.

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Grand Rapids Ranked ‘America’s Top City for Access to Pediatric Care’

A new study reveals another reason Grand Rapids is a great place for families.

Grand Rapids leads the country in access to pediatric care.

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Kraft American Singles Cheese Recalled

As school begins, this is one recall to pay close attention to.

Kraft American Singles Cheese has been recalled.

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Grand Haven’s Farmer’s Market has an Education Station This Morning

The Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Grand haven Farmer's Market today from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with a special twist.

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Video Games May Help Kids Live Better, Happier Lives

Video games, when played in small amounts, may turn out to help children become more well-adjusted, according to a new study.

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Some Allergy Medicines may be Causing you Harm

I have had allergies all my life.  Hay fever it was called. It used to begin around August 15 and rage on until a good frost.  I can remember being so miserable throughout the end of summer.

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Harmful Algae Blooms Unlikely to Affect West Michigan Water

Toxic algae blooms affected the drinking water in Toledo over the weekend making it unsafe to drink and causing a two-day do-not-drink advisory.

Toledo's drinking water comes from Lake Erie.

West Michigan's drinking water comes from Lake Michigan.

Most experts agree the same harmful algae blooms are unlikely to affect drinking water that comes from Lake Michigan.

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New YMCA To Be Built In Cascade Township

The plans for a new YMCA in Cascade has been approved.

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Gilda’s LaughFest Announces it’s Fifth Anniversary Dates

As fast a this summer seems to be going, March, 2015 will be tomorrow!  But, seriously folks, March, 5 - 15, 2015 will be the 10 funniest days of March, as the nation’s first-ever, community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, announced this morning that those are the dates for their fifth anniversary and laughter. 

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Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease On The Rise In Kent County

The Kent County Health Department is reporting an increase in the incidences of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Kent County.

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Blueberry Season: Watermelon Blueberry Mint Salad

By Laurenda Marie Bennett

It’s very likely I ate more watermelon making this watermelon bluerry mint salad than what actually ended up in it.

Plus, it's blueberry season in Michigan!

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