Fundraising campaign supports local health care

Posted December 13, 2018 at 5:54 pm

As we age, our bones begin to lose calcium and become weaker and more brittle. A DEXA scan, or bone density test, is a way to measure the strength of our bones.

Many people get a bone density test every few years. The main reason to have the test is to find and treat serious bone loss, called osteoporosis, and prevent fractures and disability.

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    Converting color to energy

    Parents of elementary-aged students know, at the end of the school year, their children will most likely be bringing home used crayons and markers and maybe a few extra. Instead of throwing those markers and crayons in the trash or adding them to an already large marker and crayon collection, you can continue to put them to good use by utilizing two programs in the West Lyon area.

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    Champions of Character

    When three West Lyon seniors were notified earlier this year they were being recognized for having good qualities of character, they said it came as a surprise, but they certainly felt honored. The three students — Abby Funke, Ethan Meyer and Madysn Grotewold — are involved in a wide variety of activities at West Lyon, and each of them said they

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    The gift of screen time

    With Christmas right around the corner, many families are considering wrapping up an electronic device for under the tree. There are pros and cons to screen time for children and teens but with the right balance and limits, families can use screen time in a healthy manner.

    According to, screen time includes TV,

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    Opioids — A growing crisis

    Posted December 5, 2018 at 7:59 pm

    According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), approximately 100 farmers and ag workers suffer a lost-work-time injury

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    Against the grain

    Posted November 21, 2018 at 5:47 pm

    What if someone told you that by changing your diet, you could alter a disease process and heal your body?

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