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Obesity and diabetes are among the top health care concerns of northern Michigan residents

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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

Researchers say obesity is linked to cancer

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