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CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits & Veggies

CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits & Veggies

Fruits and vegetables can be delicious and nutritious -- but too many Americans are still passing them by, a new report finds.

Does All That Social Media Time Harm Young Minds?

Does All That Social Media Time Harm Young Minds?

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, texting: Sometimes it seems today's young adults are online more often than not.

Doctor Burnout: A Big Health Threat in U.S.

Doctor Burnout: A Big Health Threat in U.S.

Complaining of burnout and job dissatisfaction, many U.S. doctors plan to reduce their work hours or leave medicine altogether, a new study reveals.

Keep Halloween Spooky, But Safe

Keep Halloween Spooky, But Safe

Kids may encounter some scary surprises on Halloween, but they shouldn't get injured while they go trick-or-treating.

Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child

Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child

Halloween's frights extend beyond goblins and ghouls if you're a child with food allergies or asthma.

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...

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Shaming Overweight Kids Only Makes Things Worse

Shaming Overweight Kids Only Makes Things Worse

Overweight kids who are shamed or stigmatized are more likely to binge eat or isolate themselves than to make positive changes such as losing weight, a leading pediatricians' group says.

If Dad Has Depression, Kids Might Develop It, Too

If Dad Has Depression, Kids Might Develop It, Too

Having a father with depression may put teens at a heightened risk for the mental health problem, a new study suggests.

Take Heart, Coffee Lovers! Morning Joe May Help Your Ticker

Take Heart, Coffee Lovers! Morning Joe May Help Your Ticker

Coffee fiends, rejoice: Every cup of joe you guzzle could drive down your risk for heart problems, a new preliminary study suggests.

Lunchtime H2O May Be Key to Curbing Kids' Obesity

Lunchtime H2O May Be Key to Curbing Kids' Obesity

Getting kids to drink water with their school lunches could help keep their weight in check and save the United States billions in obesity-related costs, a new study contends.

A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying

A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying

As if the idea of teen cyberbullying isn't harrowing enough, a new study warns of a strange twist in which kids anonymously post hurtful messages -- to themselves.

1 in 5 Americans Still Uses Tobacco, Gov't. Reports

1 in 5 Americans Still Uses Tobacco, Gov't. Reports

Americans' long love affair with cancer-causing cigarettes is fading -- but not gone.

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

16
Nov2017
Younger People With Diabetes Have 7 Times Greater Risk of Sudden Heart Death

Younger People With Diabetes H...

People younger than 50 with diabetes have a seven-times higher risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, preliminary research suggests.

14
Nov2017
Healthier Diet, Less Salt: The Recipe to Beat High Blood Pressure

Healthier Diet, Less Salt: The...

Cutting back on salt, along with following the highly recommended "DASH" diet, can beat back high blood pressure in adults, new research shows.

03
Nov2017
How Your Thyroid Could Be Working Against Your Heart

How Your Thyroid Could Be Work...

The tiny thyroid gland could have a big impact on heart health, new research suggests.

26
Oct2017
Fewer Diabetes Cases Being Missed

Fewer Diabetes Cases Being Mis...

Although the number of people diagnosed with diabetes is still on the rise, the good news is that most people with the disease know they have it, a new study shows.

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

18
Nov2017

CDC Wants America to...

Fruits and vegetables can be delicious and nutritious -- but too many Americans are still passing th...

09
Nov2017

Does All That Social...

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, texting: Sometimes it seems today's young adults are online more often...

07
Nov2017

Doctor Burnout: A Bi...

Complaining of burnout and job dissatisfaction, many U.S. doctors plan to reduce their work hours or...

31
Oct2017

Keep Halloween Spook...

Kids may encounter some scary surprises on Halloween, but they shouldn't get injured while they go t...