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For Kids, Summer Is Time for Other Types of Learning

For Kids, Summer Is Time for Other Types of Learning

It's important for children to socialize during their summer holidays, a family medicine and psychiatry expert says.

The Water's Great. Just Don't Overlook Safety.

The Water's Great. Just Don't Overlook Safety.

More than a half million people are treated for swimming-related accidents in the United States in a given year. With pools, lakes and beaches open, it's tempting to fling yourself...

One Blood Test Might Be Enough to Diagnose Diabetes

One Blood Test Might Be Enough to Diagnose Diabetes

New research suggests that a single blood test could confirm type 2 diabetes, saving patients time and health care costs.

Small World? Not With One-Quarter Obese by 2045

Small World? Not With One-Quarter Obese by 2045

If current trends continue, nearly one-quarter of the world's population will be obese by 2045. And one in eight people will have type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.

Commuters: Pedal Your Way to Better Heart Health

Commuters: Pedal Your Way to Better Heart Health

Ditching the car and biking or walking to work just might cut your risk of developing heart disease and even dying from it.

Three brilliant business moms are changing the local entrepreneurial scene in Grand Rapids

 Three brilliant business  moms are changing the local entrepreneurial scene in Grand Rapids

In this edition of Vive Michigan Magazine, we feature 3 “Momtrepreneurs” that are successfully running their own start-ups. For them, becoming a mother has actually made them better leaders, better...

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E-Cig Flavorings May Damage Lining of Blood Vessels

E-Cig Flavorings May Damage Lining of Blood Vessels

Flavorings used in e-cigarettes harm blood vessel cells in a way that could trigger future heart damage, a new study suggests.

Today's Sleepy Teens May Be Tomorrow's Heart Patients

Today's Sleepy Teens May Be Tomorrow's Heart Patients

Most kids don't get enough sleep, and that may put them on a path to future heart trouble, a new study finds.

Exercise Options That Double as Stress-Busters

Exercise Options That Double as Stress-Busters

Exercise is a known stress buster, and different disciplines relax and tone you in a variety of ways. So, you can pick and choose from many types of exercise to...

Test-Taking Can Be Tough for Kids With Vision Problems

Test-Taking Can Be Tough for Kids With Vision Problems

A lazy eye? Crossed eyes? New research suggests that children with such vision problems may take longer to complete standardized tests.

Sleepless Nights Haunt 1 in 4 Americans

Sleepless Nights Haunt 1 in 4 Americans

Good sleep is hard to come by for the 25 percent of Americans who experience a period of severe insomnia each year, new research suggests.

Girls, Young Women Fall Short on Exercise: Study

Girls, Young Women Fall Short on Exercise: Study

Many teens and young adults in the United States -- particularly women and girls -- are physically inactive, a new study reveals.

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
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.

29
May2018
How to Do a Self-Check for Skin Cancer

How to Do a Self-Check for Ski...

Learning how to do a skin self-exam could save your life.

26
May2018
Earlier Mammograms May Mean Less Need for Aggressive Treatments

Earlier Mammograms May Mean Le...

Much of the debate over when to start having mammograms has focused on lives saved, but new research suggests that early screening might also translate into smaller tumors and less aggressive bre...

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

25
Jun2018

For Kids, Summer Is...

It's important for children to socialize during their summer holidays, a family medicine and psychia...

23
Jun2018

The Water's Great. J...

More than a half million people are treated for swimming-related accidents in the United States in a...

21
Jun2018

One Blood Test Might...

New research suggests that a single blood test could confirm type 2 diabetes, saving patients time a...

30
May2018

Small World? Not Wit...

If current trends continue, nearly one-quarter of the world's population will be obese by 2045. And...