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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in Southwest Michigan. The Lakeland Weight Loss Center has been accredited as a Low Acuity Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, October 18, 2019
 LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Kim LaSata on Friday hosted Southwest Michigan women small business owners for a roundtable discussion.   “Michigan is one of the top five states for women to start a small business and is home to more than 29,000 women-owned small businesses that provide jobs to over a quarter-million people,” said LaSata, R-Bainbridge Township. “I was honored and humbled to have ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Political
Monday, October 14, 2019
Professionals in medicine, allied health fields, social work, as well as government leaders and community members are invited to attend a free seminar, “Weathering and Health Inequity: Letting the Epigenome Out of the Bottle Without Losing Sight of the Structural Origins of Population Health.” The seminar features keynote speaker, Arline T. Geronimus, ScD, on Tuesday, October 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Krasl Art Center welcomes a new exhibition devoted to the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, and stress.    Wednesday September 11, 2019. St. Joseph, Mich. - Stress affects almost every part of our lives, from working with combative coworkers to listening to the daily news. What tools are available to thrive in these conditions? Krasl Art Center (KAC) ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 05, 2019
The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers Series, hosted by The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Michigan, welcomes award-winning journalist and photojournalist Ann Curry on Saturday, November 2, at 7:30 pm.  Curry is the current executive producer and anchor for Chasing the Cure, a television series on TNT that connects people suffering undiagnosed medical ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release