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2017’s First Case of Rabies in Michigan is Confirmed

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed the first case of rabies found in Michigan in 2017.

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Grand Rapids Ranked Among Best Cities for Doctors in U.S. [VIDEO]

With part of town named the "Medical Mile", it's not all that surprising that a new study has found Grand Rapids to be one of the top cities for doctors. 

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San Francisco Approves Ordinance For Health Warnings For Sugary Soda Ads
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Pepsi in Michigan Could Contain Pieces of Metal

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development issued a consumer advisory today to warn that some Pepsi products have been found containing metal flecks due to malfunctioning equipment.

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Grand Valley Football Player Donates Bone Marrow to Save a Life

If this doesn't tug at your heart a bit, I don't know what will, because this just shows that prayers can be answered in many ways, and this answer came in the form of a Grand Valley State University football player.

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Kent And Ottawa Counties Has Among The Lowest Adult Obesity Rates In Michigan

We've got some good news and some bad news for people living in Kent and Ottawa Counties. First the good news... Kent County has 8th lowest obesity rates among adults in Michigan and Ottawa County has the 5th lowest rate...

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Category: Health, Michigan News
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Help Support Autism Awareness and Get Your Oil Changed on April 25

April is Autism Awareness Month, to help promote the awareness of autism, and help those who are on the Autism Spectrum. April 25th, take your car to get an oil change at RiverTown Honda, and you will also support Autism Awareness, and The ARC of Kent County.

That's it! Super easy!

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Your Breakfast is Ruined: Golf Balls Found in Hash Browns

*in my best game show voice* & today's food recall is....((anticipation)).... golf balls in your hash browns! *womp womp*

McCain Foods USA has issued a recall of two brands of their hash browns because they say it
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Category: Food, Health, News, Weird News
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Hate Having to Go to the Doctor? Check Out Spectrum Health’s MedNow Program

Have a cough, or the flu, or maybe some sort of weird rash? You don't have to schedule an office visit or hit up Urgent Care for those things anymore. MedNow has changed the game.

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Wanted: Certified Nursing Assistants in West Michigan

They are much in demand, but difficult to find. They are Certified Nursing Assistants, and there is a huge need, nation wide. So, to the rescue, Grand Rapids Community College and Holland Home.

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Demand For Measles Vaccine Increases As Outbreak Started At Disneyland In California Spreads
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Measles Confirmed in Michigan

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Meijer is Recalling MORE Cheese… And a Sub

Almost a month later, Meijer is recalling more of their store-brand cheese due to potential listeria concerns.

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Michigan Democratic Party Closer To Primary Redo
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Lawmakers Are Trying To Get Paid Sick Leave For All Michigan Workers

Democrats in Lansing have introduced bills in both the house and senate that would help all working Michiganders have paid sick leave

The bill introduced would give an hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours said employee works...

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