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Do You Want Salmonella? No? Than Stop Kissing Chickens, CDC Warns
I didn't know kissing chickens were a thing but apparently it is... and you need to stop now!
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a new study, which spanned over 24 years, found a correlation between the increase of having backyard chickens as pets and salmonella outbreaks..…
JDRF One Walk Is This Saturday, There’s Still Time To Sign Up
Jillian from JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Reseach Foundation stopped by to talk about their upcoming walk.
The JDRF One Walk will be taking place at Ah Nab Awen park downtown Grand Rapids, this Saturday, September 10th.
Type 1 Diabetes or T1D is an autoimmune disease that affects both children and adults..…
Teenage Boy Dies After Getting a Hickey
A deadly love bite?
The Mirror reports that a 17-year-old boy from Mexico City died after a hickey turned into a blood clot.
The boy was sitting with his family when he started convulsing. Paramedics were not able to save him. Doctors later confirmed that the cause of death was related to the hickey h…
Boil Water Order Issued For Some Residents In Kalamazoo
A water main break in Kalamazoo has led to some residents needing to boil their water before drinking it.
The affected area runs from Benjamin Ave to the North down to Winchell Ave to the south.  It also extends from Tipperary Road to the west over to Oakland to the East...
Are You a Mean Drunk? At Least You’re in Good Shape
It's not a fun thing to hear that you turn into kind of an ass when you drink but there is an upside to it... somewhat.
A new study out of Finland, published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, found that people who are aggressive when they drink are more than likely to be in bette…
West Nile Virus Found in Kent County
Mosquitoes with the West Nile Virus have been detected in Kent County.
WZZM reports that officials from the Kent County Health Department have confirmed the virus in mosquitoes but not in any person.
The mosquitoes were found in East and Southeast Grand Rapids with the zip code 49506...

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