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Editor’s Note: Regardless of differing views, I think it is safe to say — “these times, they are a changin” (Bob Dylan). This year...

BY BETH GREEN Ready to leave the winter blues behind? It’s time to discover new books that are not found in your usual corner of...

Q: Can I be genetically predisposed to obesity, and what can I do to prevent weight gain? A: There are ongoing studies about genetic mutations...
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IN THE MANNER OF MAYA ANGELOU You can ban me from the public places You can take away my signs You can try to silence...
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GIVEN TO THREE OUTSTANDING WOMEN We are proud to announce this year’s 21st annual Women of Accomplishment award goes to Shirley Green, Jenny Hart Locke...

I know a number of women environmentalists in the West Michigan area from my work as a nonprofit environmental professional and consultant. These women...
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After my daughter Elizabeth and I went to see Hidden Figures, the movie about three African-American women who played vital roles at NASA in...
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The other night, a friend showed up at my front door with supper in tow: a little meat loaf, potatoes, the best seven-layer salad...
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It’s a cold winter night but the ladies gathered at White River Yoga in Montague seem warm in the beautiful old store that has...

Editor’s Note: This month we talk to Michael Hood, co-founder of Crossing Water, a humanitarian relief agency working in Flint. Part Two will appear...

Q: Is there anything I can do about my medication for under active thyroid from Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (HT)? A: One in five Americans have HT,...