McLaren Flint only hospital in Genesee County to earn all four top AHA GWTG Awards for Stroke Care

FLINT — For a second consecutive year, McLaren Flint is the only Genesee County hospital to receive the four top awards for stroke care from the American Heart Association. These awards fall under the Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Stroke Quality Achievement Award for the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally […]


Though walking might not provide the same level of intensity that fitness enthusiasts are accustomed to, the Arthritis Foundation® notes the various ways walking benefits the body. Walking is an activity that can be modified in length and intensity to accommodate a wide range of ages and fitness levels. Walking can be used as a transitional mode of exercise for […]

LAUGHTER is the best medicine

Go ahead and give it a try. Turn the corners of your mouth up into a smile and then give a laugh, even if it feels a little forced. Once you’ve had your chuckle, take stock of how you’re feeling. Are your muscles a little less tense? Do you feel more relaxed or buoyant? That’s the natural wonder of laughing […]


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GRAND BLANC — The team at Grand Blanc Community Pharmacy is dedicated to making it easy and convenient for you and your family to stay healthy. Owner Kaushal Patel said he started the pharmacy after realizing that numerous individuals were failing to follow up after being prescribed medication by their physicians. He found a way to streamline the whole process […]

Ascension Michigan receives grant to remove barriers for cancer patients

SAGINAW — The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently awarded Ascension Michigan a $15,000 grant to help alleviate the financial burden of transportation costs for cancer patients in communities served by Ascension hospitals across the state. The grant will enable Ascension Michigan to assist hundreds of cancer patients with rides to treatment throughout the rest of the calendar year. For cancer […]

Oncology, hematology practice joins the Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren

FLINT — Genesee County-based Singh & Arora Oncology/Hematology has joined the comprehensive cancer care team at Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint. Physicians Trevor Singh, MD, FACP; Madan Arora, MD; David Eilender, MD; and Sandeep Grewal, MD have joined the Karmanos Cancer Institute, Michigan’s largest provider of cancer care and research in the state. The practice will remain in the […]

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand announce grant to CFGF

FLINT — The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) announces it has been selected as an inaugural recipient of a Community Grant from Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand as part of its Black Community Commitment Grant Program. Funding will be used for the Flint Neighborhood Oral History Project, a partnership between CFGF, Sloan Museum of Discovery, Neighborhood Engagement Hub, […]

Conference on elderly abuse considered a success

GRAND BLANC — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel was the keynote speaker at the first EDGE program (Educate, Defend & Guard the Elderly) conference held at the Ascension Genesys Conference Center, Oct. 7. Nessel was on hand to talk about what they are working on at the state level regarding elderly abuse and neglect. Her comments to the conference were […]

City steps up code enforcement awareness ahead of fall, winter months

FLUSHING — With fall and winter weather on the horizon, Flushing’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will soon be busy collecting leaves and plowing snow. To make the DPW’s job a little easier, Flushing officials are hoping to educate the public on the importance of following city codes when it comes to leaf-raking and snow removal. Unlike most surrounding municipalities, […]

St. Christopher’s partners with Rite Aid for free flu, COVID-19 shots

GRAND BLANC — St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Grand Blanc has partnered with Rite Aid Pharmacies to offer free flu shots and COVID-19 shots for the public this Sunday, Oct. 10 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends flu shots for almost everyone age six months and above. Influenza is most dangerous for adults over […]

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