WGVU Top Story
Teen reality check ups help teens with issues
Dr. Eugene Shatz, MD
Photo: DeVos Childrens' Hospital
February 8, 2013 | WGVU Today’s teenagers face a lot of challenges:
Peer pressure, bullying, getting along with parents. But perhaps among the greatest is finding
someone to confide in, without fear of being judged. A Grand Rapids pediatrician is trying to be
that “someone” with his young patients. Dr.
Eugene Shatz, MD, is a specialist in adolescent medicine at Spectrum’s DeVos Childrens’
Hospital. Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, he tells our David Moore his goal
with teen “reality check-ups” is t o help young people get out
in front of issues they may be secretly struggling with.
Lawmaker proposes changes to Michigan fireworks law
Lansing MI May 22, 2013 | WGVU Complaints prompt calls for less noise, more local control over loud fireworks. WGVU's David Moore talks with State Representative Harold Haugh about his plan to amend the original statute from last year.
Protecting yourself from mosquitoes
May 22, 2013 | WGVU The spring flooding has sparked a mosquito explosion creating demand for mosquito killer and repellent. That demand has created a shortage of mosquito protection. But when you can find it on shelves what should you buy providing maximum defense?
Ottawa County Patriots seeking tax-exempt status and answers from IRS
May 22, 2013 | WGVU Ottawa County Patriots say its one of a number of conservative groups scrutinized by the IRS.
May 21, 2013 | WGVU One of the original founders of G.R.I.N, Grand Rapids Inventors Network, discusses the licensing of technology.
Medic alert fraud zeroes in on the elderly
Grand Rapids MI May 20, 2013 | WGVU Senior citizens are the main targets of a widespread scam involving medical alert devices. Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, David Moore chats with Phil Catlett, President of the Better Business Bureau Serving Western Michigan on how to avoid being taken for a potentially devastating financial ride.
Increasing mosquito and tick populations a health concern
May 20, 2013 | WGVU The Kent County Health Department is warning of mosquitoes and ticks. It's forecasting a record number of ticks this year.
May 17, 2013 | WGVU A preview of J.J. Abrams' adventure, "Star Trek Into Darkness" and English-dubbed, Japanese animation, "From Up On Poppy Hill."
Metro Detroit talks mass transit, but so far, more talk than action
Detroit MI May 17, 2013 | WGVU Backers of mass transit huddle in the motor city with an eye toward the future.
MiBiz with Mark Sanchez
May 15, 2013 | WGVU The Small Business Association of Michigan has released its Entrepreneurial Scorecard, Spectrum Health and Luddington Memorial Medical Center discuss merger and how the state is focusing on workforce development.