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State Goes Purple in Recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and the official State of Michigan social media accounts and web pages have gone purple to help bring attention to these important issues.

In a statement, Governor Rick Snyder said "Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death int he United States, and 1-in-3 older adults over age 85 suffer from Alzheimer's

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Warning — You’re More Likely to Catch Norovirus at a Restaurant Than on a Cruise

A reminder to everyone—particularly food-service workers—to please wash your hands regularly.

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Stay Calm, Men — High Stress Can Mean a Low Sperm Count

A new study shows that stressed-out men have lower sperm counts and weaker sperm.

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Too Many Stressful Relationships Can Actually Kill You

We’ve all thought at one point or another that life is too short to maintain a relationship with a toxic person, and there might be some real truth to this.

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Report Says More Ticks Survived Winter — Look Out for Lyme Disease This Summer

A new report indicates that there is likely a larger population of deer ticks this season, meaning there are more tiny carriers of Lyme disease to look out for.

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Pregnant Women May Be More Likely to Have Car Accidents

A new study shows that a pregnant woman in her second trimester could be more likely to have a car accident than at any other time in her pregnancy or life.

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Neurosurgeon at Genesys to Present Talk on Bone Health

A neurosurgeon on staff at Genesys will present a talk on bone health - a major issue among the aging population - tonight.

Avery Jackson, MD will discuss the topic as a Genesys Community Education class and will focus on osteoporotic fractures which affect nearly 50 percent of women over the age of 50

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Study Shows Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Is Increasing in Children

A troubling new study reveals an increase in type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children up to age 19.

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Genesys to Host Lunch and Learn on on Nutritional Needs as You Age

GAC Gold, a program of Genesys Athletic Club for seniors, is hosting a Lunch and Learn today at noon on meeting your nutritional needs as you age.

According to Genesys, seniors have very different nutritional needs than kids and even middle age adults

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5 Ways Gardening Is Great for Your Health

Gardening can do wonderful things for your health. Even if you only have enough space to put plants in a few pots on a patio, a little bit of gardening can go a long way.

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