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Missed Signals

Kimberly Montgomery’s refusal to see things negatively was a huge advantage to her over the years. That is, however, until she didn’t take the signs of a heart attack or her family history seriously, and it almost cost her life.

When Kimberly became ill one afternoon after a hot yoga class, she came up with many explanations

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Casting Call: “Make the Play for Healthy Habits” contest returns

One girl challenged the habits of nearly 250,000 viewers with her video blog post last year and it, in turn, changed her life.

Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford is now on a first name basis with Hailey Samples, a Farmington Hiills school student at Warner Upper Elementary, who “friended” Stafford following her first pla

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Make Fitness a Family Affair

Today childhood obesity is a major concern among parents and the medical community. This generation of kids is less active and more obese than any generation before.

Wouldn't it be great if your kids naturally enjoyed exercise? If this were the case, childhood obesity wouldn't be the looming problem that it is.

As adults,

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Blinding Evidence

That beautiful, seductive plate of fried food – fish, chicken, potatoes, pork chops, even fruits and vegetables – can leave you stone blind.

That’s a stretch, a bit of an exaggeration, but it’s meant to make a point.

If you’re black, you’re much more likely to develop diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. Although the num

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit