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Report Shows Overweight Kids Don’t Realize They Have a Problem

A new study by the CDC shows that many overweight children "misperceive" their weight status, which could be exacerbating the childhood obesity problem.

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Study: Fist Bumps Healthier Than Handshakes

A new study out says bumping fists is better than shaking hands. While a handshake has "long been a mark of good manners and elevated social skills" a new study says its also a "very germy way to greet" others

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Energy Drinks & Alcohol — A Dangerous Combination That Leads to Binge Drinking

Basically, the Red Bull in your Red Bull and vodka leads to your drinking lots more vodka.

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Why You Shouldn’t Use a Spoon to Give Your Child Medicine

A recent study shows that using kitchen spoons to give children medicine is highly inaccurate and often quite dangerous.

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Summer Skin-Care Tips: Hydrate, Use Sunscreen & Exfoliate

Proper skin care is essential in order to prevent harmful, long-lasting consequences to your skin. Here are three ways you can keep your epidermis in the best possible shape:

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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids Right Now

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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More than 323,000 Enroll for Healthy Michigan Program

According to Governor Rick Snyder's office, more than 323,000 have enrolled for Michigan's expanded Medicaid program since it first launched earlier this year. The Healthy Michigan Plan extends health care benefits to a half-million low-income residents

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Health Benefits of Hiking — 5 Reasons to Hit the Trails This Summer

Put on some sunscreen and bug repellant, and enjoy these five health benefits of hiking this summer:

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Hamilton Comm. Health to Open New Family Medicine Clinic

A brand new family medicine program is opening in Flint. The Hamilton Community Health Network - Family Medicine Residency will operate out of the Hamilton Main Clinic located at 2900 N. Saginaw Street in Flint

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Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.

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