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Great American Eclipse at West Michigan

Great American Eclipse at West Michigan

Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American EclipseWearing eye protection is essential, vision experts warn

Melanoma Isn't the Only Serious Skin Cancer

Melanoma Isn't the Only Serious Skin Cancer

A type of skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is increasingly common in the United States, so people need to be alert for signs of the disease, an expert...

Get Ready to Grill Safely

Get Ready to Grill Safely

Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable grilling season.

U-M launches summer jobs program for young adults

U-M launches summer jobs program for young adults

Forty-five young adults from across Washtenaw County will begin summer work today at the University of Michigan. They are part of U-M's Poverty Solutions Summer Youth Employment Program, a partnership...

Enjoy the many festivals that Grand Rapids will offer this summer

Enjoy the many festivals that Grand Rapids will offer this summer

Summer is almost here, the time of the year that is perfect to enjoy with the family many events that will be celebrated in Grand Rapids. The city will offer...

U-M unveils tuition guarantee for Michigan students with need

U-M unveils tuition guarantee for Michigan students with need

The University of Michigan will launch a new financial aid program for in-state students that offers a "Go Blue Guarantee" of free tuition for up to four years for students...

More Articles

Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?

Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?

New research reveals an unexpected potential risk factor for breast cancer: city lights.

Fiber: How to Increase the Amount in Your Diet

Fiber: How to Increase the Amount in Your Diet

Fiber is a substance found in plants. Dietary fiber is a type of carbohydrate we eat. Eating the right amount of fiber has been shown to have a range of...

Teenagers: How to Stay Healthy

Teenagers: How to Stay Healthy

A dictionary might say that health is the state of being free from illness or injury. But others think it is more. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) says...

Artificial Sweeteners Trick the Brain: Study

Artificial Sweeteners Trick the Brain: Study

New research may help explain the reported link between the use of artificial sweeteners and diabetes, scientists say.

Can Video Game Playing Cost You Gray Matter?

Can Video Game Playing Cost You Gray Matter?

A new study suggests -- but doesn't prove -- that certain players of action video games may lose gray matter in a part of the brain that's linked to mental...

Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy?

Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy?

Something else to fret over as you lie awake at night: Poor sleep may increase the risk of being overweight and obese, a new study contends.

Sports

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...

17
Oct2016
Young Athletes Pressured by Parents May Resort to 'Doping'

Young Athletes Press...

'Tiger parenting' can have dire consequences, researcher contends Young male athletes under parental pressure to succeed are more likely to use banned substances to boost their sports performance, a new study finds.

06
Oct2016
Exercise May Not Lower Women's Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Exercise May Not Low...

Regular workouts may cut a woman's chances for heart disease and certain cancers, but new research suggests they won't lower the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Education

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...

17
Oct2016
Innovative courses offer U-M students unique learning experiences

Innovative courses offer...

From understanding our fascination with the Kardashians and cars, to rolling up sleeves to teach art to students in Detroit and create exhibition pieces for U-M's upcoming Bicentennial, University of Michigan students ha...

08
Oct2016
Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty?

Is Web-Based Test for Pre...

Assessment finds 8 in 10 Americans over 60 at risk, a conclusion questioned by several expertsA simple, seven-question test for prediabetes may be needlessly sending millions of healthy Americans to their physicians for...

Health

17
Ago2017
Heart Risks May Rise After Cancer Diagnosis

Heart Risks May Rise After Can...

As if people newly diagnosed with cancer don't have enough to worry about, a new study suggests the diagnosis may put their hearts at risk, too.

16
Ago2017
Lack of Sleep May Raise Child's Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

Lack of Sleep May Raise Child'...

Children who get too little sleep may be more likely to have risk factors for type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.

15
Ago2017
Singing May Be Good Medicine for Parkinson's Patients

Singing May Be Good Medicine f...

Singing? To benefit people with Parkinson's disease? It just may help, a researcher says.

13
Ago2017
Genetic Testing Can Help Pinpoint Epilepsy Earlier

Genetic Testing Can Help Pinpo...

A new study supports routine genetic testing for epilepsy in young children with seizures.

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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

19
Ago2017

Great American Eclip...

Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American EclipseWearing eye protection is essential, vision experts...

31
Jul2017

Melanoma Isn't the O...

A type of skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is increasingly common in the United Stat...

01
Jul2017

Get Ready to Grill S...

Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish...

29
Jun2017

U-M launches summer...

Forty-five young adults from across Washtenaw County will begin summer work today at the University...