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Oral health

November 25, 2014 MARQUETTE — With the recent launch of the “U.P. Wide Smiles” Oral Health Initiative, the Marquette County Health Department and other Upper Peninsula health agencies will help ensure that U.P. more »»

Obesity and the Microbiome

November 25, 2014 “Do these pants make me look fat?” Women naturally know what the appropriate answer is but most men dread this question, for they feel that no matter how hard they try to answer it, the result is... more »»

Macular degeneration:

November 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — Diagnosed with macular degeneration in her left eye a little less than a year ago, Emlee Young searched the Marquette area for a support group for others with the degenerative disease. more »»

Tech helps locate people lost because of cognitive, neurological disorders

November 18, 2014 ESCANABA — Tracking technology is now available to search and rescue personnel to help find residents who wander due to cognitive or neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, autism and... more »»

Thanksgiving a time of reflection

November 18, 2014 Next week, we will celebrate our annual Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday, Nov. 27. more »»

Winding down

November 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — Over the past 14 years, the Medical Care Access Coalition has helped thousands of people without health insurance in Marquette, Alger and Schoolcraft Counties get access to primary care... more »»

Eating locally produced food a positive

November 11, 2014 In business news (recently), Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, said its quarterly earnings plummeted 14 percent compared to a year ago, continuing a decade-long trend of softening... more »»

Study: Global warming worsening watery dead zones

November 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Global warming is likely playing a bigger role than previously thought in dead zones in oceans, lakes and rivers around the world and it’s only going to get worse, according to a new... more »»

Combatting a deadly disease

November 4, 2014 MARQUETTE — November is National Diabetes Awareness Month in the U.S. more »»

November is Diabetes Month

November 4, 2014 The stated mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. more »»

Free dentistry to be available to area veterans

November 4, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — The John Fornetti Center for Dental Implants and Aesthetics will present Dentistry For Our Vets, taking place at The John Fornetti Center on Nov. 11. more »»

UPCAP to provide program to improve balance

November 4, 2014 MARQUETTE — A Matter of Balance is a proven program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activit. more »»

Ahead of the curve

October 28, 2014 ISHPEMING — A state law signed by Gov. more »»

Jellybeans used to calculate

October 28, 2014 What does Bill Gates have more, cells in his body or dollars in his treasure chest? Led by Eva Bianconi from the University of Bologna, Italy, a group of 13 scientists from Italy, Greece, and Spain... more »»

Apple CEO Cook says Apple Pay a success

October 28, 2014 LAGUNA BEACH, Cali. more »»

Bereavement net notes speaker

October 28, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Children’s Bereavement Network will host Mindy Davis Buell, executive director for Michael’s Place in Traverse City, a non-profit organization serving grieving... more »»

HOSA gives facts

October 21, 2014 ISHPEMING — In a classroom on the second floor of St. John’s Church in Ishpeming, 50 high school seniors, members of the Health Occupations Students of America, are learning about Ebola. more »»

Celebrating local history, Bishop Baraga

October 21, 2014 One of the most well known individuals in Upper Peninsula history is Bishop Frederic Barag. more »»

Fighting stigma Finding Hope

October 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — The stigma surrounding mental illness is powerful, and no one knows better than those who have struggled with it. more »»

Prostate cancer tests save lives

October 14, 2014 Is it time to revisit the question of whether men should be screened for prostate cancer? I believe it is, for a new study on prostate cancer screening, presenting new, interesting information was... more »»

 
 
 

 

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