Close
MORE NEWS

local

Local Weather
Grand Rapids, MI
5 AM
Partly Cloudy
26°
11 AM
Mostly Sunny
31°
5 PM
Sunny
31°
11 PM
Clear
29°
Headlines

Updated 7:30 p.m. EST

  • Grid
  • List
Grand-rapids-central

Dentists donate time for healthier senior smiles

Dentists donate time for healthier senior smilesSome local dentists and hygienists donated their time Friday to provide free dental care to more than 50 low-income seniors.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Health

Michigan among highest vaccination waivers rates in U.S.

Michigan among highest vaccination waivers rates in U.S.Michigan has one of the highest rates of vaccination waivers in the U.S. when it comes to its youngest school kids — a ranking that public health officials noted with frustration this week as they battled at least two vaccine-preventable diseases in two northern...
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Local

Illness forces Ionia County school to shut down

Illness forces Ionia County school to shut downStudents of Faith Community Christian School will have a long weekend, as administrators shut down the school because of illness.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Health

Secrets to Healthy Sleep

Secrets to Healthy SleepSecrets to Healthy Sleep
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Senior Wellness: Caregivers dealing with holiday stress

Senior Wellness: Caregivers dealing with holiday stressSenior Wellness: Caregivers dealing with holiday stress
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Cherry Health offers ACA enrollment help

Cherry Health offers ACA enrollment helpCherry Health offers ACA enrollment help
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Tonight at 6: Warming tiny hearts: a quilter's story

Tonight at 6: Warming tiny hearts: a quilter's storyTonight at 6: Warming tiny hearts: a quilter's story
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 month ago
Health

We live way longer than we expect, U-M study says

We live way longer than we expect, U-M study saysHow long do you think you'll live? New research suggests you can tack a few more years on to whatever number you came up with.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Wellness

Senior Wellness: seniors & driving

Senior Wellness: seniors & drivingSenior Wellness: seniors & driving
  • Wellness
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Spectrum Health kicks off "Movember"

Spectrum Health kicks off "Movember"Spectrum Health kicks off "Movember"
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Spectrum Health kicks off Movember

Spectrum Health kicks off MovemberSpectrum Health kicks off Movember
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Kids with food allergies find Halloween treats

Kids with food allergies find Halloween treatsKids with food allergies find Halloween treats
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Overcoming heroin addiction

Overcoming heroin addictionOvercoming heroin addiction
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

9 people in Michigan on Ebola watch

9 people in Michigan on Ebola watchThe move is precautionary, state community health spokeswoman Angela Minicuci said today. Officials said the individuals are not believed to have had any direct contact with the virus.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Friends-for-life

Senior Wellness: Dealing with breast cancer

Senior Wellness: Dealing with breast cancerSenior Wellness: dealing with breast cancer
  • Friends-for-life
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Teal pumpkins bring food allergy awareness to Halloween

Teal pumpkins bring food allergy awareness to HalloweenTeal pumpkins aren't all the rage this year because of some style trend. It's all about saving the lives of kids with food allergies.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Grand-rapids-central

Promoting safe sleep for babies

Promoting safe sleep for babiesHelen DeVos Children's Hospital promotes safe sleeping habits for infants
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

4th Annual West Michigan Toasting Hope Event tonight

4th Annual West Michigan Toasting Hope Event tonight4th Annual West Michigan Toasting Hope Event tonight
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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, 3 weeks ago
Health

Snyder: Michigan hospitals ready for Ebola threat

Snyder: Michigan hospitals ready for Ebola threatSnyder gave the update Wednesday, saying the state is aggressively planning and working with hospitals. Two health officials leading Michigan's efforts joined in the announcement along with hospital officials and other state agencies that are involved.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Snyder: Michigan hospitals ready for Ebola threat

Snyder: Michigan hospitals ready for Ebola threatSnyder: Michigan hospitals ready for Ebola threat
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Stress and Obesity top health concerns in Kent County

Stress and Obesity top health concerns in Kent CountyIf you got a call from the Kent County Health Department in the last few months then you were one of the 2700 who took part in the Community Health Needs Assessment survey meant to improve the health of the county.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Local

County releases results of health survey

County releases results of health surveyCounty releases results of health survey
  • Local
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Health

Michigan's 1st heroin summit addresses the surge in use

Michigan's 1st heroin summit addresses the surge in useMore than 40 percent of heroin addicts first abused prescription drugs.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Healthy You

Thousands participate in Grand Rapids Marathon

Thousands participate in Grand Rapids MarathonThousands participate in Grand Rapids Marathon
  • Healthy You
  • 2 months ago
Wellness

Down Syndrome Association of West Mich. holds 5k, 10k races

Down Syndrome Association of West Mich. holds 5k, 10k racesDown Syndrome Association of West Mich. holds 5k, 10k races
  • Wellness
  • 2 months ago
Health

Michigan nurses: We're not prepared for Ebola

Michigan nurses: We're not prepared for EbolaThere is no Ebola threat in Michigan, but a Michigan nurses union says they are concerned that they are not prepared to deal with the deadly disease if it comes to the state.
  • Health
  • 2 months ago
Health

Ebola: #FactsNotFear

Ebola: #FactsNotFearDispelling Myths About Ebola
  • Health
  • 2 months ago
Health

Silent heart condition increases stroke chances by 50 percent

Silent heart condition increases stroke chances by 50 percentSilent heart condition increases stroke chances by 50 percent
  • Health
  • 2 months ago
Wellness

Understanding depression as a treatable illness

Understanding depression as a treatable illnessUnderstanding depression as a treatable illness
  • Wellness
  • 2 months ago