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4 Weight Loss Tips From a Woman Who Lost 140 Pounds

At a peak weight of 285 pounds, Alexis’s health was declining, she was pre-diabetic and suffered from sleep apnea. Her doctor and loved ones were worried and she knew she had to regain control. That’s when she decided to commit to a weight-loss journey…

Nurse Educators Combat COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

Distribution and administration of vaccines to combat the COVID-19 virus continue to expand, but myths and misinformation about the vaccine and its safety and benefits persist. According to a recent article in the journal Health Affairs, effective vaccination requires four elements: generating demand for the vaccine, allocating the vaccine, distributing the vaccine, and verifying coverage,

Help Michigan DNR Track Osprey Populations

The Adopt-A-Nest Osprey Monitoring Program created a request for citizen scientist volunteers to monitor osprey nests in their area. This marked the third phase of the osprey reintroduction program in Michigan. MI Birds – an outreach and engagement program created by Audubon Great Lakes and the DNR to increase awareness of Michigan birds and the places they rely on – made a public call for volunteers.

Climate Change in the Great Lakes

NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) reported that November 2019 was the planet’s second warmest November since record-keeping began in 1880. NASA also considered November 2019 as the second hottest November on record, a scant 0.04°C behind the record-setting November 2015.