Twitter data: Michigan top state for people talking about quitting their jobs

As the U.S. sees a growing number of people leaving the workforce in the COVID-19 era, new research found Michigan is the top state...

Report: Michigan 11th worst state for older workers

A new study found Michigan is near the bottom of a list of states that are good for working seniors.

Bullying behaviors

As kids return to the classroom, help them face bullying.

Nonprofit donates 100,000 diapers to local parents

Alpha Grand Rapids (AGR) achieved its goal of donating 100,000 diapers since January 2021, impacting 1,100 families connected to the organization.

Cannabis company introduces new terpene-focused brand

Michigan-based cannabis grower and retailer Fluresh released a new, plant-forward brand — Carbon by Fluresh.

CHC shares trauma-informed practices

As the Children’s Healing Center (CHC) looks ahead to World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, the organization is emphasizing the importance of mental health while caring for those who have experienced medical trauma.

Bissell ranked 39th among most dog-friendly workplaces

Seattle-based Rover released a nationwide report noting Grand Rapids-based Bissell Homecare as the 39th most dog-friendly work culture, during a year where 77% of Americans placed more importance on working for a dog-friendly company.

KCHD delivers COVID-19 booster shots

The Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine is now available for eligible individuals as of Tuesday, Sept. 28, at all three Kent County Health Department (KCHD) locations.

Vitality Bowls launches new savory menu items in Grand Rapids

Superfood café Vitality Bowls is launching new savory menu items that are available exclusively in Grand Rapids.

Faith Hospice introduces plans for grief support center

Faith Hospice has announced plans to construct a grief support center at its Trillium Woods inpatient facility to address an increasing need for bereavement services in West Michigan.

Kent County offers mobile vaccine clinics

The Kent County Health Department, Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, North Kent Connect, Seeds of Promise and Vaccinate West Michigan are partnering to offer mobile vaccination clinics throughout Kent County in September.

Michiganders believe unvaccinated should receive $136 incentive

A new report finds Michiganders are prepared to pay those unvaccinated against COVID-19 $136 each to receive the jab.

Healing the whole person

Body Mind Being Institute guides participants into a new way of living.

Zeal Aerial Fitness launches Grand Rapids’ first bungee classes

Zeal Aerial Fitness is going to add bungee fitness classes to its studio, making it the first location in Grand Rapids to offer that type of fitness class.

Treat your feet

Taking care of your feet early on can mean avoiding surgery later.

Creating a new standard of care

Dr. Diana Bitner elevates women’s health with new practice.

Autism therapies

Meeting needs despite quarantine barriers.

Cannabis retailer launches product to mark Clean Slate legislation

To commemorate Michigan's Clean Slate legislation, Fluresh of Grand Rapids will be donating $1 for every pack sold of its new Creamberry 1/8 Jars and 5ct Pre-Rolls to support statewide expungement efforts.

Death doulas

An emerging trend, doulas guide people through their end-of-life journey.

Cannabis company introduces CBD hangover kit

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Green Wellness in Caledonia is introducing CBD-based hangover kits.




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