Getting to the root of health
Functional medicine practice uses food as medicine.
The Man Lou Gehrig Replaced
Grand Rapids’ Wally Pipp will always be best known as the man Lou Gehrig replaced at first base for the New York Yankees.
Hot Yoga Studio Adds Second Location
A hot yoga studio is expanding with a second location next month.
The race is on!
The 17th annual Gobble Wobble is open to all who would like run, walk or wobble to the finish line on Nov. 24, Thanksgiving morning.
An emerging trend, doulas guide people through their end-of-life journey.
Health departments report first omicron variant case in Kent County
Local health officials reported the first COVID-19 omicron variant detected in Kent County.
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.
Skymint opens two West Michigan locations
A Michigan-based grower and retailer of cannabis products is opening store locations in Kalamazoo and Muskegon this week.
More Than a New Year’s Resolution
Skip the resolutions this year and, instead, try incorporating something into your routine that is guaranteed to grant you physical, mental and emotional benefits: meditation.
Cannabis company introduces CBD hangover kit
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Green Wellness in Caledonia is introducing CBD-based hangover kits.
Fifth Third River Bank Run Offers Top 10 Tips for Winter Training
Ever since she volunteered in 1987, the Fifth Third River Bank Run has become a part of Lauralee Mathieu’s identity. Now working as the operations director for the run, Mathieu manages all the operational aspects, such as planning the event and course layout and overseeing the setup, safety, and security for the race.
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.
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.
Flip Dog Yoga Offers New Perspective on Downward Dog
Have you ever felt as if you “should” be doing more yoga? Flip Dog Yoga studio owner and yoga teacher Nick Dobkowski doesn’t believe in guilt trips, especially when it comes to yoga.
Medical innovation continues across Grand Rapids
While the world has been busy with other health concerns, it was easy to miss some of the impressive and innovative medical advances that have taken place outside of the public’s attention — even when it’s happening right under our noses.
Health club opening downtown
A new “judgment-free” fitness center is coming to downtown Grand Rapids.
Experts say suicide is preventable.
Yoga Studio Offers Classes Tailored to Veterans
AM Yoga Studio has partnered with Community Rebuilders to launch a yoga program for veterans to assist with symptoms of PTSD and other mental health issues.
Let Your Spirit Dream
Twenty-five years ago, Jaye Van Lenten and Jackie Bess embarked on a journey to bring holistic health and wellness to Grand Rapids. They purchased the building for Spirit Dreams in 1994, converting the former bank into what is now the beloved neighborhood shop.
Wiz Khalifa to visit Grand Rapids, promote cannabis brand
Wiz Khalifa is coming to Grand Rapids this weekend to promote his cannabis brand.