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Priority Health is Offering a FREE ‘Health Insurance 101’ Guide to Help Make Understanding Health Insurance Easier

Today’s post is a paid sponsorship with Priority Health. For more information about Good Life Detroit’s sponsored posts, please read our disclosure policy. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit!  It’s that time of year again. Open Enrollment Period for health insurance is here and will be open until Saturday, December… Read More Priority Health is Offering a FREE ‘Health Insurance 101’ Guide to Help Make Understanding Health Insurance Easier

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Children’s Hospital of Michigan Recognized as a Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) Accredited Center of Care

The Children’s Hospital of Michigan has been recognized as a Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) Accredited Center of Care. This program honors medical centers in the U.S. and Canada that provide high-quality cardiac care and specialized disease management to children with cardiomyopathy. “It’s an honor to receive this accreditation as it speaks to the high level… Read More Children’s Hospital of Michigan Recognized as a Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) Accredited Center of Care

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Horticultural Therapy Offers Healing and Rehabilitation Benefits for Patients

My gardening journey began this past May after attending Eastern Market’s Flower Day. I had always wanted to plant a flower garden at our home, but I just never got around to it. This year, though, I was determined to make it happen. Travis and I dived right in and literally got our hands dirty… Read More Horticultural Therapy Offers Healing and Rehabilitation Benefits for Patients

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8 Tips to Keep Your Kids Cool This Summer (Nurse Recommended!)

Happy Summer! Are you excited it’s officially the summer season? The kids and I are looking forward to spending more time outdoors. One of our favorite summer activities is to attend city festivals in the Detroit and metro area. Every weekend there is something fun to do with the family. It will keep us busy for sure! Aside from… Read More 8 Tips to Keep Your Kids Cool This Summer (Nurse Recommended!)

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Teen Business Owner Creates MyTealTicket to Help People with Food Allergies

Meet Katie Perkins. At the age of thirteen, she is already the founder of her own company – MyTealTicket. Katie created MyTealTicket to help people with food allergies communicate their specific food allergies at restaurants to help prevent emergent allergic reactions. It’s an endeavor she is truly passionate about because she, too, suffers from food allergies.… Read More Teen Business Owner Creates MyTealTicket to Help People with Food Allergies

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Here’s How You Can Get Involved with #BlackMaternalHealthWeek

Did you know April 11 -17 is Black Maternal Health Week (#BlackMaternalHealthWeek and #BMHW18)? Founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, the inaugural week kicks off on Wednesday, April 11th. Many events are also planned for the duration of the week. Here are the states which have shared local events for #BlackMaternalHealthWeek: California… Read More Here’s How You Can Get Involved with #BlackMaternalHealthWeek

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8 Tips to Get Your Kids Excited About Brushing Their Teeth

Do you have a toothbrushing routine for your kids? I’ve been working really hard on teaching my toddlers about the importance of brushing their teeth every day. Of course, Elijah and Michala know how to brush their teeth because they are much older than my little ones. Sometimes Zhen and Zechariah are excited about brushing… Read More 8 Tips to Get Your Kids Excited About Brushing Their Teeth

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Why We Should Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week

August 2016   The month of August is National Breastfeeding Month. Each year women across the United States and the world celebrate and share their journey of breastfeeding their babies. Breastfeeding advocacy groups, lactation consultants, peer coaches, and other breastfeeding supporters plan many events to raise awareness and support to educate women and the public about… Read More Why We Should Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week