Summer Sips: Stay healthy, stay hydrated

Summer Sips: Stay healthy, stay hydrated

Kids don’t cool down as quickly as adults. Their body temperature rises more quickly, and doesn’t come down as fast, so it’s important for parents to provide plenty of opportunities to “chill” during the hot summer days ahead. Seniors are also at risk. In addition to drinking plenty of water, frozen fruits provide a great […]

Covenant Community Care helps growing number who cannot afford care

Covenant Community Care helps growing number who cannot afford care

While advocates and critics alike reacted to the House of Representatives’ passage of the American Health Care Act last week, one local organization has provided Detroit residents with healthcare services since the late 1990’s. Covenant Community Care, Inc. offers medical, dental, behavioral health and a range of other services to thousands of metro Detroiters, both […]

Take your Mom out for a fun outdoor activity this weekend around Detroit

Take your Mom out for a fun outdoor activity this weekend around Detroit

Celebrating and honoring mom on Mother’s Day is an ideal way to get the family together for fun activities, especially those that get everyone outside to enjoy spring’s milder temperatures. This weekend stop by Hart Plaza and check out the Red Bull Skateboarding competition, take a walk or ride a bike along Detroit’s growing riverfront. Consider heading […]

SEMCOG/MAC: More education needed to increase walking, biking, and driving safety

SEMCOG/MAC: More education needed to increase walking, biking, and driving safety

As Detroit, Southeast Michigan and the state grows, residents want a variety of “safe street” initiatives to ensure kids, bikes, scooters, walkers and every other form of transportation has room on the roads along with automobiles. Southeast Michigan residents who took a recent online survey sponsored by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, and […]

Top 10 Things to Do with Your Family This Weekend in Detroit and Around Town

Top 10 Things to Do with Your Family This Weekend in Detroit and Around Town

With the opening of Greenfield Village, spring blooms along hiking trails and beautiful biking paths, there are lots of fun, family-friendly activities to keep your tots, tweens and teens active throughout Detroit and areas nearby. Try out a new play. Check out the eggs at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Or head over to Greenfield Village to take a walk […]

Importance of vaccination highlighted as Michigan fights flu, confirms first measles case

Importance of vaccination highlighted as Michigan fights flu, confirms first measles case

If you think flu season is over and that measles is a thing of the past, think again, according to Michigan’s health officials. The Michigan Department of Health and Human services has confirmed Michigan’s first measles case of 2017 in southeast Michigan. The individual was hospitalized, and is currently recovering. The case is related to […]

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