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MI Earth Day Fest Offers Fun, Practical Info, And More

From fun stuff like kids’ games and music to cool stuff like solar power and advanced transportation to serious stuff like global warming and green burial, the Michgian Earth Day Fest this weekend offers something for everyone and every age group.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

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Best Ways To Bring Middle Earth To Detroit

Anticipating the release of “The Hobbit?” Here are some suggestions for bringing a little bit of Middle Earth into your life during the frantic atmosphere of the holidays.

12/11/2012

Simple Tips For A Healthier Lifestyle

When it comes to having a healthy lifestyle, eating fruits and vegetables is just one piece of the puzzle. For a long-term healthy lifestyle, you’ll need to find a balance between good eating habits and physical activity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

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Voting Continues For Student Healthy Video Contest

The public has a few more days to vote on student submissions to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s “Make the Play for Healthy Habits” video contest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

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Feed Your Brains With Tastey Whole Grains! (And More)

Since pre-school you’ve told your kids that they have to protect their heads by wearing helmets when they bike and rollerblade. Now, tell them that certain foods protect their brain, too

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2012

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Memo to Parents: Get Your Teens those Nutrients!

More than 25 percent of all bone mass is created between the ages of 13 and 15 for boys, and 12 and 14 for girls. To ensure healthy bone mass development, teens need regular doses of vitamin D, C, iron and calcium from the foods they eat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011

Ali Sayed, President of Hype Athletics Community with Edith Killin, Director of Wayne County Health and Human Services (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Healthy New-Me Program Helps Battle Obesity

A conference, part of Wayne County’s healthy “New-Me” initiative, took place at Ford Field as an effort to help battle obesity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011

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Wayne County Launches Effort To Fight Obesity

Wayne County is hosting a conference Wednesday at Detroit’s Ford Field, as part of a 3-year initiative to fight obesity with diet, exercise and healthy lifestyles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011

Ford Challenges Employees To 8-Week Weight Loss Goal

Ford Motor Company is one of several metro-area companies working to keep employees healthy by taking part in an eight week weight loss challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2011

HealthWorks 09/10

WWJ and FOX 2 Detroit’s Deena Centofanti reports on various health issues that are helpful to living a better life.

09/10/2010

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