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Julie Mack


Kalamazoo, MI, United States

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Past articles by Julie:

Kalamazoo schools pushes back against whistleblower lawsuit, releases investigation report

Kalamazoo Public Schools has released its investigation into the complaints made by Tabatha Coleman. → Read More

Michigan’s Best Local Eats: The Hangar strives to take bar food to new heights

The Hangar Bar and Grill in Kalamazoo is all about "bar food plus." → Read More

Michigan’s Best Local Eats: At La Pinata, everything is made from scratch

Luis Herrera brags that "we make everything" from scratch that's served at his Kalamazoo-area restaurant. → Read More

Michigan Congressman Fred Upton served with 7 presidents. Here’s what he thinks of each.

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, looks back on his 36 years in Congress, as he looks ahead to retirement. → Read More

See fall 2022 enrollment numbers for school districts serving Kalamazoo County

Kalamazoo Public Schools is down slightly, but many other districts are seeing an increase. → Read More

How Kalamazoo can address the shortage of psychiatrists

What can Kalamazoo do to recruit more psychiatrists to Southwest Michigan? → Read More

5 ways access to mental-health care has improved in Southwest Michigan, and 5 more things in the pipeline

In the past few years, access to mental-health care has improved in the Kalamazoo area. Let us count the ways. → Read More

9 tips for picking the right mental-health therapist for you

Getting the right counselor is the key to effective counseling. → Read More

How to be happier: 13 ways to improve your mental health

Feeling blue? Happiness is a process, not a feeling, experts say, and there are proven strategies to help ease symptoms of depression and/or anxiety. → Read More

Two years into COVID pandemic, these myths still persist

Misinformation continues to abound about COVID-19. → Read More

Why you shouldn’t rely on monoclonal antibodies or anti-viral pills as a substitute for vaccination

Vaccination has several big advantages over therapeutics administered after infection. → Read More

Everyone seems to getting Omicron. But vaccination still makes a big difference, new CDC study shows.

January 2022 was Michigan's worst month to date in the number of confirmed COVID cases. → Read More

Omicron may be milder, but now is not the time to catch the virus, doctors say

In the face of a highly contagious virus and shortage of treatments for those infected, vaccination still offers best protection against severe illness and death. → Read More

Your COVID home test is positive. Now what?

Do you need to contact your doctor? Get a PCR test to confirm? → Read More

Michiganders in rural, deep red counties twice as likely to die of COVID, data shows

COVID death rates are highest in rural Michigan. → Read More

Michigan vaccination rates lag national average, contributing to ‘dire’ strain on hospitals

Michigan ranks 30th among the 50 states in percent of the population that is fully vaccinated. → Read More

So how much more protection does a COVID booster shot offer?

A third shot of an mRNA vaccine or a second shot of J&J has the most benefits for seniors and others at higher risk of severe COVID. → Read More

It’s OK to gather for the holidays, but know the risks, doctors say

Should you invited unvaccinated adults to Thanksgiving dinner? We asked doctors for their advice. → Read More

94% of its COVID patients in ICU are unvaccinated, Spectrum Health says

There is a stark difference between unvaccinated and vaccinated COVID patients who end up hospitalized, doctors say. → Read More

Spectrum Health hospitals at record capacity amid surge of COVID and non-COVID patients

Spectrum's Butterworth, Blodgett and Helen DeVos Children's Hospital are at record capacity, and emergency departments are 'busiest that they've ever been by volume.' → Read More