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Metro Beach to Belle Isle, CARE Hosts 60 Mile Cycling Route for Bike PATH: Pedaling Ahead Toward Health
Sunday, May 17
CARE of Southeastern Michigan and Finish Line sponsor Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Bike PATH that will feature a 60 mile cycling route from Metro Beach in Harrison Township to Belle Isle Park in Detroit along Jefferson Avenue ...
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March is National Kidney Month
Nine hundred thousand. That’s how many adults in Michigan have chronic kidney disease. . . and most don’t even know it. Learn about how can you keep your kidneys healthy. Follow a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and monitor your blood pressure. Celebrate Kidney Month by learning the risk factors for ...
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MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE HOSTS FREE EVENTS AN OVERTURE TO FRIDA IN ANN ARBOR, FLINT AND SOUTHWEST DETROIT
  Michigan Opera Theatre presents An Overture to Frida, a selection of songs from the opera Frida, sung by soprano Catalina Cuervo and bass-baritone Adrian Rosas, to engage audiences in Ann Arbor, Flint and southwest Detroit with MOT's March production of Frida. The overture events will be ...
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Free Parenting Conference and Resource Fair
Saturday, March 28
Parents, childcare providers, community partners, and educators of young children, birth to age eight are invited to attend the Ninth Annual Great Start Parent Conference and Resource Fair on Saturday, March 28 from 9 AM to 2 PM at Berkley School District's Norup International School (14450 Manhattan, Oak Park, MI ...
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Tips for a healthier 2015
Many people make New Year’s resolutions to be healthier. Maintaining a healthy weight, staying active, and quitting smoking can help reduce your risk for a number of chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, which is the leading cause of kidney failure. Try to add one or two healthy changes every ...
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MORC Miles for Smiles 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, May 2
Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORC) is excited to announce that their 4th Annual MORC Miles for Smiles 5K Run/Walk will be on Saturday, May 2nd at Independence Oaks County Park in Clarkston.  MORC works hard every day to make a difference in the lives of over 5,000 people with disabilities in ...
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Recycling your old or used electronics
The typical American home has approximately 24 consumer electronic devices; from laptops to game consoles, from smartphones to tablets. And they all share a common future — they will eventually reach end of life and need to be disposed of. Today, recycling electronics products, or e-cycling, is both more important ...
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Managing Diabetes
Diabetes is hard to handle alone. It is common to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry, but your friends and family may not know how to support you. Involve your loved ones in your diabetes management. Have your family help you make lifestyle changes by planning group activities and meals and ...
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Reach Your ABC Goals
If you have diabetes, you are at risk for kidney disease and other health complications. But you can fight back. Ask your health care provider what your A1c, blood pressure, and cholesterol numbers are and ask what they should be. Then, talk about steps to reach your ABC goals. Control ...
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Don't Serve Teens
The minimum drinking age has prevented an estimated 22,000 alcohol-related driving deaths — about 900 lives a year. Don’t serve alcohol to teens. It’s unsafe. It’s illegal. It’s irresponsible. This message is from the Federal Trade Commission, and 94.7 WCSX. Visit DontServeTeens.gov for more information.
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JVS Women to Work Program
If you need to find employment because you have lost your source of income due to divorce, separation, widowhood, or other circumstances, JVS can help. During this difficult time, the JVS Women to Work Program will offer emotional support and help you back on your feet. You’ll receive job search ...
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Fight Global Warming
The earth has a natural balance of life, but global warming is disrupting that balance. You and your family can help fight global warming with small steps like replacing three frequently used light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. It is like taking 3.5 million cars off the road if we ...
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