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Meet the Man Who Proves Age Is Just a Number

Some take it easy after retirement. Others, like David Broner, get creative and stay busy by mentoring and volunteering.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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Kill the Silence: Can We Reduce Suicide?

Every 40 seconds, someone takes their own life, and almost three times as many Americans die from suicide as from homicide. And those numbers are going up. This is a true story about suicide – through my daughter’s eyes – and what can be done to reduce the suicide rate.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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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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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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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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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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Meet the Man Making a Difference in Detroit

Frank McGhee started the Neighborhood Service Organization’s Youth Initiatives Project in Detroit 15 years ago. He’s been mentoring future leaders ever since.Read More

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5K Challenge Conquered

Our nine-week training program helped more than 75 of HAP’s Orange Strivers complete 9th annual Brooksie Way.Read More

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