ROBINSON TWP. — PFAS chemicals above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s lifetime health advisory has been discovered in the water at a residence in Robinson Township.
n Michigan and across the country, cases of vaccine-preventable diseases like these have popped up in recent years. While not all the preventable diseases are life-threatening, the possibility of complications and long-term health problems makes any case a concern for health care professionals.
The event will take place at Snug Harbor, 311 S. Harbor Ave., Grand Haven, from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday.
A Grand Rapids-based hospital system has denied a heart transplant to a 60-year-old woman because of funding concerns, recommending instead that she fundraise $10,000 for the procedure on her own.
On Monday night, the Grand Haven Township Board considered the first reading for an opt-out ordinance that would ban the sale of marijuana and public use in the township. Approval of the ban will likely be considered at the board’s Dec. 10 meeting.
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Several residents of Robinson Township received a knock on the door last week, as officials from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Ottawa County Department of Public Health had come to test their water for PFAS contamination.
Frequently eating organic foods can lower the overall risk of developing cancer, a study published recently in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests.
Dr. Rob Davidson received more votes than he expected it would take to win Michigan’s 2nd Congressional District race.
Robinson Elementary School is the only GHAPS school not connected to the Northwest Ottawa Water System.
ROBINSON TWP. — Parents of Robinson Elementary School students were notified Monday that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has detected high levels of PFAS contaminants above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency limit.
Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging will be holding two Medicare open enrollment events at Spring Lake District Library.
The most recent data show that 3 million school-age children — including more than 600,000 middle school students — have tried vaping.
Breast cancer survivor Heather Jablonowski of Berkley has this message for women — and men, too: Perform monthly breast self-exams and know your body. If something feels amiss, push doctors for answers.
Local center inundated with calls for help.