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A Mexican Immigrant Achieves Her Life’s Dream Selling the Best Tamales in All of Grand Rapids

A Mexican Immigrant Achieves Her Life’s Dream Selling the Best Tamales in All of Grand Rapids

Mary Alvarez is the owner of Tamales Mary, one of the most renowned Mexican restaurants in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metropolitan area. Her story is an inspiration for those immigrants who...

Can You Eat Your Way to Better Asthma Control?

Can You Eat Your Way to Better Asthma Control?

Need another reason to eat healthy? New evidence bolsters the notion that nutritionally rich foods might help prevent or minimize asthma.

Best Foods for Fourth of July Grilling

Best Foods for Fourth of July Grilling

For millions of Americans, the Fourth of July means firing up the grill and chowing down on family favorites. Though it's a holiday, eating right doesn't have to take the...

Stay Safe this 4th of July

Stay Safe this 4th of July

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to urge families NOT to buy fireworks for their own or their children's use, as thousands of people, most often children and teens,...

Independence Day is One of the Most Deadly Travel Holidays

Independence Day is One of the Most Deadly Travel Holidays

Budweiser Tow to Go program aims to reduce impaired driving

Keep Your Summer Cookouts Safe

Keep Your Summer Cookouts Safe

Backyard barbecues are a seasonal staple, but summer heat makes it extra important to keep food safety in mind.

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Does Dirty Air Cancel Out the Benefits of Exercise?

Does Dirty Air Cancel Out the Benefits of Exercise?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for your heart, but what if your only option is to run or walk through smoggy city streets? Does it still pay off in...

Can Smartphones Trigger ADHD Symptoms in Teens?

Can Smartphones Trigger ADHD Symptoms in Teens?

Teenagers who constantly use their smartphones may have a heightened risk of developing symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests.

Is Depression During Pregnancy on the Rise?

Is Depression During Pregnancy on the Rise?

Today's young mothers-to-be may be more likely to develop depression while pregnant than their own mothers were, a new study suggests.

Just 1 in 4 Americans Gets Enough Exercise

Just 1 in 4 Americans Gets Enough Exercise

Three-quarters of Americans are falling far short when it comes to exercise, and the South and Midwest bear the dubious distinction of having the most couch potatoes, a new government...

3 Ways to Promote Healthier Eating

3 Ways to Promote Healthier Eating

Eating a healthful diet is easier when nutritious foods are more accessible. But it's not enough to simply buy better choices.

Teens Focused on Social Media May Be at Cyberbullying Risk

Teens Focused on Social Media May Be at Cyberbullying Risk

If your teen spends a lot of time on social media, you might want to get them to cut back due to the risk of cyberbullying, new research suggests.

Sports

21
Nov2017
What It Takes to Get Teens Moving

What It Takes to Get...

Teens with friends are active teens, a new study suggests.

02
Oct2017
Overuse Injuries Don't Impact Young Football Players

Overuse Injuries Don...

Overuse injuries do not appear to be a major problem among young football players, according to a new study.

21
Ago2017
Hydration for Athletes

Hydration for Athlet...

Whether you’re a serious athlete or simply exercise for recreation, it’s important to stay hydrated. Good hydration means getting the right amount of water before, during, and after exercise. Water regulates...

12
Jul2017
Common Sports Injuries

Common Sports Injuri...

If you play sports, you already know the benefits of getting exercise while doing something you love. But even though you are doing something good for your body, you could be putting it at risk, too. Sports injuries side...

Education

03
Oct2017
Bilingual Kids Learn New Languages Better

Bilingual Kids Learn New...

Bilingual children have an easier time learning additional languages later in life than those who speak only one language, researchers report.

06
Sep2017
STATEMENT ON DACA FROM PRESIDENT MARK SCHLISSEL

STATEMENT ON DACA FROM PR...

Dear Students: We are deeply disappointed in today’s announcement that the administration will end DACA, the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program. We want to assure everyone in the University of Michigan f...

14
Ago2017
Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters

Calming Those Back-to-Sch...

Many children look forward to heading back to school, but an expert in child psychology notes that the new school year can cause anxiety for some kids.

10
Ago2017
Teaching love of science from the ground up

Teaching love of science...

U-Michigan student brings STEM education to Latin America In a high school classroom in Lima, Peru, a group of students are programming a 3-D printer they will soon use to print out Yoda from Star Wars, Game of Thrones l...

Health

19
Jul2018
Pain, Sleeplessness Often Precede MS: Study

Pain, Sleeplessness Often Prec...

Pain, sleep problems and mental health disorders are common in the five years before someone is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a new study reveals.

14
Jul2018
New Guidelines Mean Almost 800,000 More U.S. Kids Have High Blood Pressure

New Guidelines Mean Almost 800...

There's good news and bad news from a new report when it comes to high blood pressure among America's children.

16
Jun2018
Obesity's a Larger Problem in Rural America

Obesity's a Larger Problem in...

City folks are leaner than their country cousins, a new U.S. study finds.

05
Jun2018
Could a Blood Test Spot Lung Cancer Early?

Could a Blood Test Spot Lung C...

Genetic blood testing is showing potential as a means of catching some early stage cancers, researchers are reporting.

About Vive Michigan Bilingual Magazine

Vive Michigan Bilingual Magazine is a free monthly publication that reaches Kent County’s residents in West Michigan,  dedicated to family themes in a variety of topics. Every month and during the year, we publish stories that promote local education, wellness, sports, healthy eating, finances, home ownership,  fitness, local events and more.

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Latest Articles

20
Jul2018

A Mexican Immigrant...

Mary Alvarez is the owner of Tamales Mary, one of the most renowned Mexican restaurants in the Grand...

17
Jul2018

Can You Eat Your Way...

Need another reason to eat healthy? New evidence bolsters the notion that nutritionally rich foods m...

04
Jul2018

Best Foods for Fourt...

For millions of Americans, the Fourth of July means firing up the grill and chowing down on family f...

03
Jul2018

Stay Safe this 4th o...

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to urge families NOT to buy fireworks for their o...