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Dear Christine, Nervous in Novi

Dear Christine, Nervous in Novi

| December 17, 2018

Dear Christine, Not sure what to do here. I have a good friend who has been driving drunk. She has come to my house barely able to walk yet she drove and has also shown up places where I knew she was too drunk to drive. After she shows up, we make sure she gets […]

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Green Book & Spiderman Movie Reviews by Reel Roy Reviews

Green Book & Spiderman Movie Reviews by Reel Roy Reviews

| December 17, 2018

“Because genius is not enough. It takes courage to change people’s hearts.” The Green Book and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse by Roy Sexton (Reel Roy Reviews) Family is what you make it. Two holiday film offerings – seemingly disparate as can be – explore that notion with nuance, surprising gravitas, and humor to spare. The Green […]

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Need to Talk?, by Sarah Rea LPC

Need to Talk?, by Sarah Rea LPC

| December 16, 2018

Sarah Rea, LPCWho I am: I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with supervisory designation in private practice, having worked in the mental health field for over 20 years. ***I have worked in a variety of settings including private practice, non-profit organizations, emergency rooms, and schools. Believing in fundamental equality, I have worked my entire […]

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Five Money-Saving Green Upgrades

Five Money-Saving Green Upgrades

| December 16, 2018

Going green is great for the environment, but that’s not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to some major savings. Solar panels: The upfront cost is big, but the long-term savings are huge. Solar panels will cost several thousand dollars to install, but ongoing maintenance costs […]

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Why Winter Temperatures Can Be Dangerous for Older Adults

Why Winter Temperatures Can Be Dangerous for Older Adults

| December 16, 2018

Why Winter Temperatures Can Be Dangerous for Older Adults While being in cold weather can’t give you the cold or the flu, it can still cause very serious health problems. Older adults can lose body heat fast. Some of the changes that come with aging may make it harder for people to be aware that […]

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ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| December 15, 2018

WORKING ON CHRISTMAS DAY? EXTRA PAY IS OPTIONAL QUESTION: I work at a small, independent drug store. My boss has decided that we will be open on Christmas Day, from Noon to 8 p.m. I was looking forward to getting some extra money by working on a holiday (and exchanging gifts at home before work), […]

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Never Wear Shoes in the House!

Never Wear Shoes in the House!

| December 13, 2018

Never Wear Shoes in the House! Most people in this country probably wear shoes inside their houses and allow their guests to do the same. That’s areally bad idea. If you thought you had bacteria causing fecal matter or toxins such as oil, gasoline, tar, bird droppings, lawn fertalizer and other germs on your shoes, […]

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Your Health: Preventing Diabetes

Your Health: Preventing Diabetes

| December 9, 2018

Diabetes, a metabolic disease that causes the body to produce too little insulin, is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Insulin allows the glucose, or sugar, from the foods that you eat to enter your cells and become energy. Diabetics don’t produce enough […]

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Dear Christine, Lean in Lansing

Dear Christine, Lean in Lansing

| December 9, 2018

Dear Christine,  I’ve been living with my girlfriend for about six months and we dated for about a year before that and I’m a person who struggles with their weight. I’m about 40 pounds overweight my girlfriend is thin and she can eat anything she wants… very frustrating! So, our schedules work out so that […]

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HOW DOES THE GRINCH WRECK YOUROFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY? WITH LITIGATION, OF COURSE!

HOW DOES THE GRINCH WRECK YOUROFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY? WITH LITIGATION, OF COURSE!

| December 9, 2018

HOW DOES THE GRINCH WRECK YOUR OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY? WITH LITIGATION, OF COURSE! Holiday parties! Great food! Great drink! Wonderful conversation! And a fantastic breeding ground for lawsuits and litigation. Every year, we receive questions from employees and employers seeking to bring, or ward off, litigation after a holiday party goes wrong. This year, we […]

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