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Parenthood Is a Roller Coaster, and This Single Dad Is in the Front Seat With His Son

Divorced dad Scott Young still puts his son first.Read More

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7 Best Michigan State Parks and Campgrounds for a Summer Getaway

Ready to go rustic this summer? These are the best Michigan state parks and campgrounds for a fun family getaway.Read More

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What’s the Right Age for Organized Sports? 6 Tips for Families

The pros and cons of participating in organized sports and when to start.Read More

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Boots for Kids: Help Us Give Cold Feet the Boot

Thousands of local children are in need of proper winter clothing. You can help by donating to Boots For Kids.Read More

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Giving Tuesday: Good Deeds Instead of Good Deals

Giving Tuesday isn’t about deals like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s all about giving back and helping others. Find out why it’s good for your health, and good for the community.Read More

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Wellness Forum Recap, A Healthy Return for Everyone

For the first time in history, children are more likely to grow up sicker and less healthy than the current generation. At the 2016 HAP Wellness Forum, Michigan business, health and non-profit leaders brainstormed innovative ways to improve the health of the community, for this generation, as well as those to come.Read More

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Flint Ride to Groceries: A Driving Force for Healthy Food

Three major Flint grocery stores recently closed their doors, leaving many residents scrambling to find a local place to buy food. HAP is proud to partner with the Flint Ride to Groceries program to make it easier for people to access healthy, affordable food.Read More

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Protect Your Kids or Aging Parents From Dangers in the Home

Life is messy and unpredictable, but there are many things you can do to prevent accidents around your home.Read More

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Ready, Set, Cook! Gives Kids the Tools They Need to Live Healthy Lives

In order to beat childhood obesity, we need to set our children up for success. Ready, Set, Cook! does just that.Read More

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What Are the Most Breastfeeding-Friendly Places in Oakland County?

Recipients of the 2nd Annual Breastfeeding-Friendly Place Awards were honored recently by the Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition in partnership with the Oakland County Health Division’s Women, Infants and Children program, also known as WIC. Breastfeeding-friendly businesses and employers are helping to develop healthy children and a stronger mother-child bond.Read More

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