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Hayes Green Beach: Consider Aquatic Therapy for Your Rehabilitation Needs

Michigan Business Network
October 11, 2017 12:00 PM

Charlotte, Mich. – October is National Physical Therapy Month recognizing how physical therapy “optimizes movement to improve the human experience.” Physical therapy services are an important and critical service to help those who suffer from pain associated with surgery, injury or illness.

Aquatic therapy is one service that can be an ideal option for patients who have chronic low back pain, suffer from degenerative conditions or arthritis, or who are recovering from a painful surgery.

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Lake St. Clair SMART Water Initiative Launches To Collaborate On Critical Technology

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2017 6:00 PM

DETROIT. September 29, 2017--A consortium of some of technology’s brightest minds has been assembled to share critical data to address Lake St. Clair’s environmental challenges. The goal of this initiative is to develop a systematic approach to addressing lake issues, while creating the tools to provide a better understanding of lake dynamics and the land-water interface at the watershed scale.

Dubbed the Lake St. Clair SMART Water Initiative, the consortium is led by startup CitiesRising Technologies and includes the Michigan Office of the Great Lakes, the Institute of Water Research at Michigan State University, the Aspen Institute, Nicolas Institute for Environmental Policy Decisions at Duke University, Microsoft and ESRI.

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Hope in the Midst of Cancer Treatment

Michigan Business Beat
September 27, 2017 5:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Sharon Cosgrove, Breast Health Nurse Navigator, Sparrow Herbert Herman Cancer Center, about what her job entails and how she is able to help navigate patients through treatment.

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MichBIO and URC to present Academic Drug Discovery in Michigan Symposium OCT 10TH!

Michigan Business Network
September 15, 2017 5:00 PM


Jeffrey Mosher welcomed Stephen Rapundalo, PhD, President and CEO, MichBio, Ann Arbor, MI to the Lansing studio and they discussed the  Academic Drug Discovery in Michigan Symposium Presented by MichBio and University Research Corridor. It will be Michigan’s second event to showcase the state’s academic drug R&D activities. It is coming up on October 10, 2017 and hosted by Wayne State University.
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Delta Dental Foundation, MESSA Launch Program to Replace School Drinking Fountains

Michigan Business Network
September 12, 2017 3:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan — As part of its “Rethink Your Drink campaign,” the Delta Dental Foundation has teamed up with MESSA for the “Water’s Cool at School” program, which will provide new drinking fountains for some Michigan schools.

The program is designed to ensure children drink enough water during the school day and avoid sugar-sweetened beverages. The Delta Dental Foundation and MESSA will commit $100,000 toward replacing and installing new water filling stations to schools across Michigan that apply and are selected for the program.

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More Funding Provided by Delta Dental Foundation for Field Trips to Oral Health Exhibit in Ann Arbor

Michigan Business Network
September 8, 2017 2:00 PM

Okemos, Michigan — Elementary students from across Michigan will experience the wonders of the human mouth and learn about oral health at Delta Dental’s Chew on This! exhibit at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

The Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) committed $25,000 in field trip grants to pre-K to fourth grade classrooms, allowing about 5,000 students to visit the exhibit. This is the second round of field trip grants for the year and will total the DDF’s overall contribution to $45,000.

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Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana Donates $75,000 to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Michigan Business Network
August 31, 2017 1:00 PM

Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana has pledged $75,000 to the American Red Cross to provide disaster relief services in communities affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Sparrow Memory Care and Aging Series Kicks Off, Interview with Psychologist Michael Shafer, Ph.D.

Michigan Business Beat
August 18, 2017 1:00 PM

Dementia, an issue that touches nearly every family, is focus of Sparrow series kick-off.

For the next six weeks, Sparrow is holding a free Memory Care and Aging Series that will examine practical topics, such as how to identify dementia in a loved one, the latest in Alzheimer’s research, and memory supplements and medications. Their Senior Health Series proved very popular last year and they have a capacity crowd for their first event this year, Signs of Dementia: What to Look for and How to Help. Generously sponsored by Meijer.

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Sparrow's Cancer Survivor of the Year: Lisa Rucker

Michigan Business Beat
August 10, 2017 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Lisa Rucker of Okemos, who after being diagnosed with melanoma, was told the words no one wants to hear: “You should get your affairs in order” and that she had months to live. Ten years later, after receiving care at the Sparrow Cancer Center, she is thriving and is a role model and resource for others being treated for cancer. Rucker has now been named the Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center’s first Cancer Survivor of the Year in recognition of her incredible compassion and giving spirit.

Mosher also catches up with Theresa Pruder, Radiation Oncology Manager and Outreach Manager at the Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center.

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Sparrow's TCI’s Moving into the New Herbert-Herman Cancer Center!

Michigan Business Beat
July 14, 2017 2:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Dr. Ronald Voice, a cardiologist with Sparrow Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute (TCI). Sparrow Health System Lansing, MI.

The Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center will have a neighbor at the newly opened location on Michigan Avenue. The Sparrow Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute, or TCI, is consolidating its offices and moving into the building. TCI already offers full-service heart and vascular care, with highly trained physicians and groundbreaking cardiac research. The move just adds to TCI’s reputation as the leading cardiovascular practice in the mid-Michigan region.

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