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Healthy Counts: 5 Fruits and Veggies (Plus, Fresh Recipe Ideas to Boot!)
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
by Jessica Corwin Last time in this series of Healthy Counts for Kids, we discussed providing yourself (or your kiddos!) with the gift of 4 Positive Self-Messages each and every day. Today we are moving onward an......
Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie…and oral cancer?
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
July is the height of summer: resplendent with long warm days, strawberries on the vine, firefly lit evenings, and the crack of the bat. America’s favorite pastime is gearing up and we loyal fans watch with excitem......
County Wide Health Initiative and Community Partners to Host Family Fiesta Focused on Active Living
Thursday, May 29, 2014
For Immediate Release Contact: Kim Bode email@example.com 616.299.2677 County Wide Health Initiative and Community Partners to Host Family Fiesta Focused on Active Living Kent County Health Connect a......
Arbor Day Tree Planting at Roosevelt Park
Thursday, May 1, 2014
"It has been over 135 years since J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day. His simple idea of setting aside a special day for tree planting is now more important than ever." Friends of Grand Rapids Parks planted a few d......
Mental Health: Does it really matter?
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The mind is an incredibly mysterious realm. We have dreams that make us wonder. We have thoughts that astound us. People who have lost their vision still dream visually. The mind is a part of the body that is unlike any other......
Your Moving Farmer’s Market - Veggie Van of Grand Rapids delivers Affordable Fruits and Veggies
Monday, April 14, 2014
These days, everywhere you look there are ads on TV, flyers in the clinic, and billboards that say the same thing: Eat more fruits and vegetables, less junk food and make the right choice for your body. I mean, is it really t......
Skip the Sweet Stuff, and Opt for Good Ol’ H2O
Monday, March 24, 2014
Butterflies sit atop delicate flowers and suck the sweet nectar through their straw-like tongues. Similarly, many people sit down on the couch and sip sugary beverages and soda, but unlike butterflies, humans do not thrive on......
Stop your Cigarette Litter: Become a Quitter
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Puff, puff, puff. Another cigarette smoked, another cigarette down on the ground. Smoking means you have the habit of discarding your butts on the ground, grass, and pavement. It is understood by many that the fibrous f......
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