Health

Mass casualty training drill planned

Oct 10, 2017

The Macomb County sheriff's office, local fire departments and emergency medical agencies are planning a mock mass casualty exercise. Sheriff Anthony Wickersham says agencies are "continuously training and preparing for the worst" in order to keep the public safe, especially after the recent Las Vegas shooting. 

spsframeworks.com / Kent County

Kent County is introducing a new program this weekend intended to improve outcomes for foster care children. This Kent County private/public partnership will change how foster care services are delivered.

The pilot program is called West Michigan Partnership for Children or WMPC. It will link local childcare agencies like Bethany Christian Services, Catholic Charities West Michigan, D.A. Blodgett/St. John’s, Samaritas, and Wellspring Lutheran Services with county services Network 180, the 17th Circuit Court and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.

Patrick Center / WGVU

Michigan State University officially opened its $88 million Grand Rapids Research with a ribbon cutting.

“One, two, three…”

Lead by Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon, a giant green ribbon was cut opening the Medical School’s six-story, nearly 163,000-square-foot Grand Rapids Research Center.

“Imagine people who are thinking about things that we can’t yet imagine. Ideas that may work, they may not. But they’re all about trying to improve the quality of life.”

All About Women

Aug 17, 2017

All About Women with Dr. Robyn Hubbard on women's health care. Today we discuss Genetic Diseases.

gvsu.edu

We put the spotlight on Health with guests from the GVSU College of Health Professions. Today, Cynthia Grapczynski, EdD, OTRL, discusses Occupational Therapy.

GRAAHI Rhythm Run

Aug 4, 2017

Grand Rapids African American Health Institute focuses on healthy living and fitness. We discuss the annual 5k Rhythm Run, Run as One with Shannon Wilson, executive director of GRAAHI.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Should kids get juice in their school lunch boxes? Pediatrician Dr. Lisa Thornton joins us to answer this question and more and talk about new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Healthy Headlines

Jul 24, 2017
Kent County, MI

Healthy Headlines with guests from the Kent County Health Department.

Environmental Health

Jul 12, 2017

Environmental Health Leaders gather in Grand Rapids to discuss the nation's biggest environmental health issues. We talk to Adam London, Environmental Health Division Director, Kent County.

STRIVE

Jul 10, 2017
Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health announces the opening of STRIVE:  a unique model in primary care services in downtown GR, designed to make it easy to be healthy and well. Roger Jansen, Sr VP business development and chief strategy officer, with the information.

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