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Michigan Among The Top 3 States For Most Frozen Pipes

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Michigan is among the top three states for frozen pipe damage, new data shows. According to State Farm’s 2019 report on frozen pipes, over $23 million damage claims were filed in Michigan last year and over 1,000 households reported pipe damage. “Damage resulting from frozen pipes is the most common winter loss claim,” said Jeff […]

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Michigan Adoption Agency To Stop International Adoptions Program

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Bethany Christian Services, a Grand Rapids-based child service organization, will stop its international adoptions program in 2021. This will leave only a few intercountry adoption agencies in the state of Michigan. “In the last decade, international adoption practices have dramatically changed around the world,” said Kristi Gleason, the vice president of global programs for Bethany. […]

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February Is Heart Health Month: Here’s How To Boost Your Cardiovascular Health

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February is an important month for the heart and not just because of Valentine’s Day. February is national heart health month, and awareness is key to prevent heart disease and other cardiovascular illnesses. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. […]

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Stronger Flu Vaccines Could Provide More Protection For Elderly

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A new study in Clinical Infectious Diseases has found that enhanced flu vaccines might better protect elderly patients against the flu compared to standard-dose vaccines. Dr. Benjamin J. Cowling, the lead author of the study, says that the elderly population is disproportionately affected by the flu. This can be dangerous not only for elderly patients […]

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