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Van Andel Research Institute is pleased to host Nobel Laureate Michael S. Brown, M.D., who in October will give the special scientific seminar A Century of Cholesterol and Coronaries.

Registration for the third annual Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5K race is now open! Thousands of women will flood the streets of downtown Grand Rapids on April 19, 2015, as they participate in the largest women's-only half marathon and 5k race in Michigan.

Atkins, paleo, cardio, strength-training, fasting, cleansing ... There are so many health fads out there, it's hard to know what's worth your time, money, and willpower. Expert evaluation and guidance can make all of the difference in getting results, as well as in establishing healthy living patterns that are sustainable for the long term.

Dr. Brad Bengtson, director of the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, Grand Rapids, has been named Best of Grand Rapids Plastic Surgeon four years running by Grand Rapids magazine readers, and named to the list of Best Doctors in America® for the past eighteen years.

Your son is no longer playing the trumpet, your daughter has outgrown her bike, and you have an old couch to get rid of before the new one arrives. Craigslist is one of the most convenient ways to sell unwanted items, but meeting with a complete stranger to complete the transaction could be a bit unnerving.

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