Health

7:25 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Construction Causes Changes to This Year's Kalamazoo Marathon Course

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More than 6,000 people have registered for this year's events
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The fourth running of the Kalamazoo Marathon will have some new scenery this year as the course will be a little different than the first three years. Runners will not have to endure the rather large hill on South Drake Road to get to Western Michigan University's Parkview Campus.
8:03 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

"Green" Health Care Facilities in Battle Creek

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Borgess Health Care Park is scheduled to open in June
The lawns, ponds and forest around one of Battle Creek’s newest health care facilities are an example of modern design merging with its environment to create a pleasing landscape, but there’s another purpose at work.
1:44 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Bill Would Lift Restrictions on Donating Bodies to Medical Schools

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Change would allow donations to future medical schools, such as one to open at Western Michigan University in the fall
LANSING -- Medical schools abound with fresh-faced young doctors in lab coats, learning the basics of caring for patients in hospitals. But learning to practice medicine also involves working with people who won't recover: the dead.
11:16 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Grassroots Movement Launched to Increase Healthy Behavior in Allegan County

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2014 rankings show 34% of adults in Allegan County are obese
If it takes a village to raise a child, it likely takes a county to raise a healthy child.That's the idea behind Allegan County's Bringing Healthy Back initiative.The county-wide grassroots movement, which has been in development for the past few years, has been actively working to address the issue of childhood obesity and encourage healthier lifestyles among Allegan County residents.
7:23 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Nearly 27,000 Enrolled in Michigan's Expanded Medicaid Program

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States hope to enroll 320,000 people in first year
LANSING - Michigan has received more than 46,000 applications for the state's expanded Medicaid program in less than a week. As of midnight on Monday, the state had received 46,091 applications and enrolled 26,906 people in the Healthy Michigan plan since it launched April 1, according to the Michigan Department of Community Health.

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