Close
MORE NEWS

local

13 Friends For Life

Welcome to 13 Friends for Life, a program in partnership with Mercy Health designed to help you and a friend protect yourselves from breast cancer. Bookmark this page and check here often for news, videos, stories, and useful information for protecting your breast health.

Headlines

Updated 4:46 p.m. EST

  • Grid
  • List
Friends-for-life

Friends for Life Selfies

Friends for Life SelfiesBetty Krzyszton & Courtney McDonald Karapuz
  • Friends-for-life
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Friends-for-life

My first mammogram taught me not to put it off

My first mammogram taught me not to put it offWZZM 13 Health Reporter Val Lego recently got hers although she did put it off a little longer than recommended. And her experience made her realize how important yearly mammograms are.
  • Friends-for-life
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Friends-for-life

Consider a second opinion when diagnosed with breast cancer

Consider a second opinion when diagnosed with breast cancerWhen you get a diagnosis of breast cancer it's important to get a second opinion. It's an important step that many women overlook and one that can give you a better idea of how to approach your cancer therapy.
  • Friends-for-life
  • 2 weeks ago
Friends-for-life

Sue Snyder to speak at Komen Powerfully Pink Event

Sue Snyder to speak at Komen Powerfully Pink EventSusan G. Komen West Michigan will host its annual Powerfully Pink event at Watermark Country Club on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Friends-for-life
  • 2 weeks ago
Wellness

Second Opinion Clinic at Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast Center

Second Opinion Clinic at Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast CenterSee why a second opinion can be so important,
  • Wellness
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Friends-for-life

Photos: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Photos: Making Strides Against Breast CancerMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer
  • Friends-for-life
  • 1 month ago
Friends-for-life

Over 1,000 people turn out for Making Strides

Over 1,000 people turn out for Making StridesMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer is a 5k walk, put on by the American Cancer Society.
  • Friends-for-life
  • 1 month ago
Friends-for-life

Crossing for a Cure

Crossing for a CureCrossing for a Cure
  • Friends-for-life
  • 1 month ago
Friends-for-life

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - Saturday

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - SaturdayMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer - Saturday
  • Friends-for-life
  • 1 month ago
Friends-for-life

Make A Difference Day: Join WZZM 13 Sat. to Make Strides Against Cancer

Make A Difference Day: Join WZZM 13 Sat. to Make Strides Against CancerWZZM 13 and Mercy Health is proud to partner with the American Cancer Society, our team members will be be participating in the Make Strides Against Cancer non-competitive 5K walk through downtown Grand Rapids.
  • Friends-for-life
  • 1 month ago
Friends-for-life

Making Strides spotlights breast cancer awareness

Making Strides spotlights breast cancer awarenessMaking Strides is a noncompetitive 5K walk through downtown Grand Rapids, open to anyone who wants to walk.
  • Friends-for-life
  • 1 month ago
Friends-for-life

Consumers Energy's pink flamingo display raises breast cancer awareness

Consumers Energy's pink flamingo display raises breast cancer awarenessPink flamingos have taken over a Grand Rapids office, to raise awareness about breast cancer and breast health.
  • Friends-for-life
  • 1 month ago
Local Weather
Grand Rapids, MI
12 PM
Snow Showers
27°
6 PM
Snow Showers
27°
12 AM
Snow Showers
30°
6 AM
Mostly Cloudy
30°