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Michigan State University via YouTube
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Invention that Could Help Coaches Know when a Player has a Concussion

This video from MSU shows a simple band that players of any sport can wrap around their head at the start of a game. When they take a hard hit, all a coach has to do is pull out the band. Reading the results is as simple as a pregnancy test.

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Meijer Brand Frozen Veggies Recalled Due to Listeria

It's time to check those freezers again because Meijer has recalled their frozen veggies due to a possible contamination of listeria.

The Detroit Free Press says the recall affects 10 ounce sizes of "organic petite green peas" (use by date November 26, 2017) and "organic sweet corn" (use by date November 21, 2017) Both are the Meijer brand, True Goodness...

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Video Showing ‘How to Lose Weight in 4 Steps’ Might Leave you in Tears

Step 3 came out of nowhere.

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Study Says THIS is the Most Dangerous Place in Your House When You’re Drunk

Where is the most dangerous place in your house when you've been drinking?

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Michigan Kick Butts Day Events Target Getting Kids to be Smoke-Free

Kids were kicking butts across Michigan today in places like Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Hastings, but it wasn't because they were bullying their peers.

They were standing up to Big Tobacco as part of the 20th annual Kick Butts Day.

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Six Common Heart Disease Myths

Heart disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" because so many people don't realize they're at risk or have cardiovascular health issues. The malady kills about 2,200 Americans every day, making heart disease deadlier than all forms of cancer combined. And yet, there are still so many myths about heart disease floating around.

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Michigan Makes 10 Most Miserable States

As we head out into the coldest day of the year, it's not very gratifying to find out the Mitten State has slipped into the top 10 of the most miserable states in the U.S.

The annual Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index is out, and Michigan is the ninth most miserable state in the union.

At the other end of the spectrum, Alaska is the happiest state.

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Sisters Create Deodorant to Help Pregnant Women Stink Less [Video]

Necessity is the mother of invention.

And in this case, the necessity was for this woman to stop stinking so badly.

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Michigan Tightens Rules On Vaccinations

Starting Jan. 1, the Michigan Department of Community Health will have more rules going into effect that will make it harder for parents to refuse immunizing their children.

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Walking Could be Most Important Form of Exercise You Do

Forget what you see on those extreme-weight-loss reality shows. The simple act of walking may in fact be the most helpful form of exercise you're not doing enough.

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Ground Squirrel in California Tests Positive for Plague, Forces Closure of Campgrounds in Los Angeles

A dead squirrel found in Los Angeles County tested positive for bubonic plague, forcing the closure of all nearby campgrounds.

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New Facebook Help Will Help Find Who Gave You the Flu
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New Facebook App Will Help You Find Out Who Gave You the Flu

After last year's flu season, which health officials say was one of the mildest in the past 30 years, the illness is back with a vengeance. Well, if you're unlucky enough to currently have the flu, at least a new Facebook app can help track down the diseased jerk who gave it to you in the first place.

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