LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY

UNTIL 9 PM

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids issues a LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY for Oceana, Muskegon, Ottawa, Allegan, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Berrien, Cass, and St. Joe counties until 9 PM.  2" to 6" of snow are possible on northwest winds of 15 to 20 mph bringing lake effect snow bands near and across US 131, at times.  Some locations will see more than 6", especially closer to Lake Michigan.  Roads are slippery and become more tricky once the sun sets.  

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Obesity could lead to increased risk of Alzheimer's

Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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(NEWSHCANNEL 3) - Abnormal changes in the brain caused by obesity could raise a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's by 35 percent.

The information comes from a new study in Brazil, but it adds that you can take preventative measures to lower the risk.

Researchers studied the brains of obese patients and found that after bariatric surgery, areas in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease go back to normal.

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