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‘Ditch the Bed’: Local salon provides safe alternative to tanning beds, campaigns for change

Jenna Fracassi

April 19, 2018

With no end in sight to Michigan’s winter weather, many people find themselves reminiscing on warmer days and missing their suntanned skin. This desire to look tan is particularly prevalent among college-aged women, many of...

Kent County Animal Shelter euthanasia rate among highest in state

Drew Schertzer

April 19, 2018

The Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) euthanized 2,002 animals in 2017. That number constitutes one of the highest euthanasia rates in Michigan. Year after year, KCAS's euthanasia rate continues to be two to three times higher th...

Panel breaks down mental health in West Michigan

Drew Schertzer

April 9, 2018

Grand Valley State University continued its monthly panel on medical issues with the Health Forum of West Michigan panel Friday, April 6, which discussed mental health. Panelists met from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the DeVos Ce...

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