Obesity and diabetes are a couple of the top health care concerns of northern Michigan residents. This according to the new study released this week by Munson Healthcare.
This year, the Community Health Needs Assessment showed community concerns include prenatal health, substance abuse, and access to health care. Continue reading
State lawmakers have approved a bill allowing student groups to sell sweets in school to raise money. Senate Bill 139 now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk.
It’s common knowledge that being overweight isn’t good for your health, but according to researchers weight can also increase your chances of getting cancer.
The Centers For Disease Control says 66 percent of Michigan adults are overweight, and 33 percent are obese. Continue reading
Obesity is one of America’s most prevalent issues. Imagine the trouble when people don’t even recognize the problem.