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Don’t Get Burned. Understand the Dangers of Fireworks.

This time of year, over 200 people a day go to the ER due to fireworks injuries.Read More

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3 Great Reasons to Come Play, Detroit

When’s the last time you played organized sports? If it was when your mom was driving you to practice, then it’s time to sign up again!Read More

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Forgotten Harvest – Dedicated to Nourishing Lives

In our first Spotlight On feature, we’re focusing on Forgotten Harvest. They started in 1990 with a mission to fight two problems: hunger and food waste. Forgotten Harvest “rescues” over 40 million pounds of surplus food from 800 sources annually – enough to feed 3.4 million people a year!Read More

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End-of-Life Discussions: It IS Life and Death, So Talk About It

End-of-life discussions are necessary and important, but they're also some of the hardest conversations you’ll ever have. Here’s what’s at stake and how to get started.Read More

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Sitting is the New Smoking: Take a Stand - Sit 60, Move 3

Sitting for long periods of time can lead to several major health issues, including obesity, heart disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, according to a recent Mayo Clinic report.  Here’s what you can do to offset its affects.

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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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Volunteering: Good for the Community, Good For You

Giving back to your community, even in a small way, makes a big impact. According to a Johns Hopkins study, volunteering can decrease the chance of depression, increase brain functioning, and some volunteers have less than half the risk of dying compared to people who don’t volunteer.Read More

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Ready, Set, Cook! Smile and Say Veggie Grilled Cheese!

Almost one in five Michigan adolescents are considered overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help reduce childhood obesity, our signature campaign Ready, Set, Cook!® teaches parents and children about meal prep and how to make good decisions about nutrition.Read More

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The 40th HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races: 60,000 Winners!

We’ve crossed the finish line, and we want to thank the 60,000 + participants, volunteers, sponsors and spectators who joined forces in Flint to foster the health and wellness of the communities we serve.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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