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How to stay active in cold weather.

How to stay active in cold weather.

Whether you're training for a marathon or just logging miles, cold-weather running requires some special health and safety precautions, according to a sports medicine expert.

Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

Americans are being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years, with misery now widespread across 46 states, health officials say.

Layer Up When Temperatures Plummet

Layer Up When Temperatures Plummet

Two-thirds of the United States is grappling with bitterly cold temperatures as an Arctic front slides across the country, so one emergency doctor offers practical advice for those caught in...

Getting Back in Shape in 2018? Great, but Do It Safely

Getting Back in Shape in 2018? Great, but Do It Safely

Getting into shape or losing a few pounds is a worthy New Year's resolution, but one that comes with a warning: Take it slow.

Why make resolutions?

Why make resolutions?

The dawn of a new year is a time when many people take inventory of the previous 12 months and begin thinking about ways they can improve their lives in...

New Resolve for New Year's Resolutions

New Resolve for New Year's Resolutions

What would New Year's be without resolutions? But the way you approach change can make the difference between reaching successful milestones and abandoning your resolutions faster than you can say...

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Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

It's often said breast-feeding is best for babies, but new research suggests it also might have a significant long-term benefit for moms -- preventing type 2 diabetes.

Mediterranean Diet a Recipe for Strength in Old Age

Mediterranean Diet a Recipe for Strength in Old Age

A Mediterranean diet may make seniors less likely to become frail and help them maintain their health and independence, new research suggests.

The Sooner Kids Learn to Eat Healthy, the Better

The Sooner Kids Learn to Eat Healthy, the Better

Exposing young children to a wide range of healthy foods when they're young can help instill good eating habits, researchers report.

Teens and Their Phones: What You Should Know

Teens and Their Phones: What You Should Know

In a world full of digitally charged teens, it would be unlikely to expect parents to cut their children off from smartphone use completely.

Feeling Sad? Here's How to Beat the Holiday Blues

Feeling Sad? Here's How to Beat the Holiday Blues

The holiday blues might be a common phenomenon, but there's plenty you can do to protect your mental health this time of year.

5 Ways to Reduce Saturated Fat

5 Ways to Reduce Saturated Fat

Cutting down on fat is a big part of any weight-loss diet. Fat has twice the calories of protein and carbs -- so ounce for ounce, you can replace fat...

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

18
Ene2018
Don't Rely on Just One Blood Pressure Test for Kids: Study

Don't Rely on Just One Blood P...

It's important to take a second blood pressure reading if your child's first reading points to high blood pressure, researchers say.

15
Ene2018
Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag

Asthma in America Carries $82...

The economic cost of asthma in the United States is nearly $82 billion a year, federal health officials report.

08
Ene2018
U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dropping: Report

U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dr...

Better cancer detection and treatments, not to mention lots of people quitting smoking, have fueled a 20-year drop in deaths from the disease, a new report shows.

26
Dic2017
There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's

There's Still No Proven Way to...

Medical science has failed to prove that any treatment, therapy or brain exercise can help prevent dementias such as Alzheimer's disease, an extensive new review has concluded.

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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Severe Flu Season Ti...

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Layer Up When Temper...

Two-thirds of the United States is grappling with bitterly cold temperatures as an Arctic front slid...

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Getting Back in Shap...

Getting into shape or losing a few pounds is a worthy New Year's resolution, but one that comes with...