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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI-09) and Congressman John Moolenaar (R-MI-04) late yesterday introduced H.R. 2537, or the Deferred Removal for Iraqi Nationals Including Minorities Act, which will provide relief to Iraqi nationals who have orders of removal.
Whether you are newly diagnosed or a long time patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis), you most likely have or will have questions about your diet. Many of my clients that I have worked with over the years have told me that they have heard that they should eat whatever they like and to not restrict any specific foods, because diet has no effect on the disease.
Heart failure is a chronic and progressive condition. Heart failure happens when the heart is unable to pump enough blood and oxygen in your body to meet the needs of the other organs. The inability to pump properly means the blood flow from your heart slows down leading to fluid back up causing one to develop swelling of the feet, otherwise known as leg edema. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, an estimated 5.7 million Americans are living with heart failure (HF). Half of those who develop the disease will die within five years of diagnosis.
Hypertension affects 85 million individuals, and 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure in the United States. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries which carry blood from the heart to other parts of the body. In the United States, Hypertension is considered to be the most common primary diagnosis and reason for office visits. In addition, the prevalence is high, nationally and worldwide. In this article, we will identify Hypertension, briefly discuss causes, types, complications, and treatments.
Spring is here and summer is on its way. Wherever you may reside, counties and communities have activities that get the family moving and having fun. Below are a few things going on in Michigan. You can always find out about more activities by a simple internet search of your hometown and surrounding areas.
ECONOMICS AND ENTERPRISE
CASA at the University of Michigan hosted their annual fundraiser Live From Babylon on Friday, March 22. Each year U of M’s CASA selects a Chaldean charity to donate 100 percent of the proceeds to. This year the Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) was chosen as the beneficiary. The event took place at the Chaldean owned venue in downtown Ann Arbor, Club Above where there was plenty of music and dancing provided by DJ Vin Amori. This year, U of M CASA raised another $13,000 to donate to CCF and had record-breaking attendance. The event would not have been possible without the generous donation of the venue by Joe Kouza, the DJ services by Vin Amori, and CASA’s executive board who put in countless hours of gathering sponsorships and ensuring the event was flawless.
Ahead of their upcoming mission trip to Iraq, the Shlama Foundation hosted A Night in Nineveh on Friday, March 1. Hosted at Sahara in Sterling Heights, the Shlama Foundation took guests on a journey through history as the evening featured dancing, food, cultural experiences, and traditional fashion. Entertainment was provided by Ashur Oshana and the Brothers Band. A Night in Nineveh will benefit the organization’s various projects throughout the homeland.