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Grand Rapids Area Chamber Announces 2017 Epic Awards Recipients

Grand Rapids Area Chamber Announces 2017 Epic Awards Recipients

Chamber honors seven outstanding organizations and individuals Grand Rapids, MI – Entrepreneurial. Progressive. Innovative. Collaborative. On October 18, 2017, at 20 Monroe Live, the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce...

Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection

Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and routine screenings remain the most reliable way to detect the disease early, a...

Making Halloween a Treat for Kids With Diabetes

Making Halloween a Treat for Kids With Diabetes

A child with diabetes can still experience the fun of Halloween, one expert says.

Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives

Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives

New research finds the number of American women who've lost their lives to breast cancer has fallen precipitously in the past 25 years, with more than 322,000 lives saved in...

U.S. Pays a Hefty Price for Obesity

U.S. Pays a Hefty Price for Obesity

A U.S. adult who is "healthy" but obese could eventually cost society tens of thousands of dollars in medical care and lost wages, a new study estimates.

Food Stamp Benefits May Lower Health Care Costs

Food Stamp Benefits May Lower Health Care Costs

Health care costs could drop for poor Americans who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), new research suggests.

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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk

Having high blood pressure during pregnancy may make your child more vulnerable to obesity, a new study suggests.

Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life

Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life

Change your lifestyle, change your life span. That's the claim of a new study that found not smoking, watching your weight and continuing to learn new things could help you...

More Young Kids Spending Lots of Time on Phones, Tablets

More Young Kids Spending Lots of Time on Phones, Tablets

In recent years, young American children have gone from spending 5 minutes a day on some sort of mobile device to spending 48 minutes a day doing so, new research...

Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

Almost forty percent adults in the United States are now obese, continuing an ever-expanding epidemic of obesity that's expected to lead to sicker Americans and higher health care costs.

Break up workouts into bite-sized blocks

Break up workouts into bite-sized blocks

Sometimes it's hard to fit 30 minutes of exercise into your day. But did you know you can break up daily workouts into shorter segments and get the same health...

High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women?

High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women?

Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s could be much more vulnerable to dementia later in life, a new study suggests.

Sports

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...

03
Jul2017
Bicycle Safety Tips

Bicycle Safety Tips

Bicycling has a lot of great benefits. It can be a form of exercise. It puts less strain on your joints than running. Riding your bike can be an alternate to driving. It saves you money on gas and is better for the envir...

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

18
Oct2017
Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?

Does Healthy Skin Around Suspi...

If you're having a suspicious mole removed, the doctor should consider removing about 2 millimeters of healthy skin from around the mole. Doing so could avoid the need for a second surgery if the...

10
Oct2017
Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?

Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be...

When it comes to type 2 diabetes management, a new study finds that more is definitely better for lowering blood sugar levels.

07
Oct2017
Scientists Learn How Flu Virus Changes So Quickly

Scientists Learn How Flu Virus...

Scientists have pinpointed a mechanism that helps flu viruses mutate rapidly, which could lead to new ways to fight the flu.

30
Sep2017
It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again

It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot...

Flu season is fast approaching, and U.S. health officials are worried that this season could be a bad one.

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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Oct2017

Grand Rapids Area Ch...

Chamber honors seven outstanding organizations and individuals Grand Rapids, MI – Entrepreneur...

16
Oct2017

Breast Cancer Screen...

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and rout...

12
Oct2017

Making Halloween a T...

A child with diabetes can still experience the fun of Halloween, one expert says.

06
Oct2017

Breast Cancer's Decl...

New research finds the number of American women who've lost their lives to breast cancer has fallen...