The Rapidian

Health

Grand Rapids will soon see another 26 miles of bike lanes

Submitted 08-29-2012 under NEWS

Advocates have praised the plan, saying that bike lanes make the city safer for cyclists.

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Healthy cook-off proves tight budget doesn't mean poor diet

Submitted 08-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

Cook-off pits local chefs against each other. The goal? Teach healthy cooking techniques that won't break the bank.

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Hunger Action Week: Poverty simulation shows hunger from inside out

Submitted 08-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

Hunger Action Week begins by immersing participants in the daily rigors of a life in poverty.

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Hunger Action Week 2012 kicks apathy with awareness

Submitted 08-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

Hunger Action Week is back with a revamped itinerary and a sharper focus on advocacy.

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Kids Food Basket expands its efforts

Submitted 08-16-2012 under NONPROFITS

Kids Food Basket, a nonprofit for over 10 years in Grand Rapids, expands to ensure lunch is not the last meal of the day for children in Muskegon County.

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Una vez se haya preguntado, ¿Qué sano es mi hogar, o mi castillo?

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

Recursos y servicios gratis son disponibles para familias de bajos ingresos para hacer sanos sus hogares.

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Have you ever asked yourself how "healthy" your home is, or your castle?

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

Resources and free services are available for low income home owners, or renters, to make them healthy to live in.

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Trillium Haven owners grow into restaurateurs, support local agriculture and economy

Submitted 07-26-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Trillium Haven co-owner Anja Mast discusses the farm to restaurant transition, the challenges faced along the way and the goals they hope to achieve.

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Priority Health of Michigan awarded accreditation for excellence

Submitted 07-11-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Priority Health of Michigan continuously awarded "Excellent" rating by National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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Dads get their day as parents learn to play

Submitted 06-15-2012 under NONPROFITS

Connections program helps parents learn about their children’s development and find out how to help them grow through play.

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