Interest: Health & Wellness
Published: November 16, 2019
In need of some home improvement projects? Washtenaw County is providing FREE weatherization services for eligible residents.
Published: October 1, 2019
What The Eyes Don’t See, Dr. Mona Hanna Attisha’s groundbreaking account of the Flint Water Crisis, is featured this fall as part of the Great Michigan Read. Dr. Mona will visit Ypsilanti October 21.
Published: June 10, 2019
With the widespread appearance of ticks and mosquitos, the Washtenaw County Health Department shares how to keep you and your family protected this summer.
Published: May 25, 2019
Teens at the Ypsilanti District Library took a stand to help other teens experiencing loneliness, anxiety, and depression by organizing a mental health awareness meetup to raise awareness and equip teens with the tools and information they need to help others and themselves. The Teen Advisory Groups and STEAM Cafe interns worked together to plan a STEAM Cafe called Joy Factor: Mind your Brain, organized by teens with teen presenters, attended by about 75 people!It took place Friday, May 24, 6:00-9:00 pm at the downtown Ypsilanti library. See all event photos on YDL’s Flickr! See more photos MiND Lab Q&A with Isaiah …
Published: May 16, 2019
Teens at the Ypsilanti District Library are taking a stand to help other teens experiencing loneliness, anxiety, and depression by organizing a mental health awareness meetup to raise awareness and equip teens with the tools and information they need to help others and themselves. The result of the teen advisory’s efforts is a mental health awareness meetup called Joy Factor: Mind your Brain, organized by teens, for teens, with teen presenters. It will take place Friday, May 24, 6:00-9:00 pm at the downtown Ypsilanti library. Everyone 12-19 years of age is welcome to add their voice to the conversation at this …
Published: April 22, 2019
Thanks to grants from KidsGardening and the Library of Michigan, we’ll be expanding our salsa garden at YDL-Whittaker.
Published: February 2, 2019
“Something remarkable and game changing is being sparked in the alliance between comics and medicine. It’s becoming clear that these graphic narratives can deepen understanding, not only of facts but of feelings, between patients, family, and professionals. A spoonful of comics really does help the medicine go down.” – Paul Gravett, author of Comics Art and the editor of 1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die Graphic Medicine is the use of comics in medical education and patient care. Graphic novels related to illness, aging, and other difficult topics are emerging as a robust and widely varied sub-genre of …
Published: November 8, 2018
The Health Insurance Marketplace is open for enrollment through December 15, 2018. Staff from the Washtenaw Health Plan can help you find the right plan and apply.
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