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Fourth of July a very special time

July 2, 2013 The Fourth of July is clearly my favorite time to enjoy our great Upper Peninsula summers. more »»

Merck: FDA wants more studies of insomnia drug

July 2, 2013 TRENTON, N.J. — Drugmaker Merck & Co. said Monday that federal regulators have ruled they won’t approve high doses of its experimental insomnia medication due to concerns about patient safety. more »»

Bike safety improving in state of Michigan

June 25, 2013 MARQUETTE — The number of Michigan’s bicyclist deaths dropped 17 percent between 2011 and last year. Meanwhile, cycling groups continue to advocate more safety measures. more »»

Journey back to life for Armstrong

June 25, 2013 I am often asked what cancer is, how cancer can be won, and why a battle with cancer is sometimes los. more »»

RUNNING FOR A GOOD CAUSE

June 18, 2013 MARQUETTE — When Beth Deloria collapsed in her kitchen in 2004, it would be the start of a journey that would lead her from a tough beginning to now inspiring many like her to get back u. more »»

Healthy fruits, snacks need planning

June 18, 2013 As we enter into our great Upper Peninsula summer season, we will all soon be blessed with those great fresh fruits. I certainly have my favorites. more »»

Obese workers see new challenges

June 11, 2013 LANSING — Obese Michigan employees can expect higher insurance premiums and thus more incentive to join weight loss programs when the Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare, is fully effective in... more »»

Weltur and the eyes of grandpa

June 11, 2013 People who die young leave fewer memories behind. My grandfather left this world before I was born — his life, to me, is a puzzle with many missing pieces. more »»

Health care providers face stricter privacy requirements

June 4, 2013 By CORTNEY ERNDT Special to the Journal LANSING – Stricter health privacy laws are leading to an increase in reported violations and better training of new physicians. The U.S. more »»

Mental stress linked to physical ills

June 4, 2013 Most would agree that mental stress contributes to physical illness. more »»

Ways to wage war against allergies used in region

June 4, 2013 LAKE LINDEN — They may not compare to shoveling snow in May, but the itchy throats and runny noses that come with warmer temperatures are annoying in their own right. more »»

Hummus can star in a healthy diet

May 28, 2013 In my last article I told you about a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine describing the benefits of the Mediterranean diet. more »»

New statewide awareness program will tackle problem of sports concussions

May 28, 2013 LANSING — Michigan will soon require K-12 schools to create awareness programs to educate coaches, parents and athletes on the perils of sports concussions. more »»

Some unions now angry about health care overhaul

May 28, 2013 By SAM HANANEL Associated Press WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama pushed his health care overhaul plan through Congress, he counted labor unions among his strongest supporter. more »»

Battling addiction

May 21, 2013 MARQUETTE — For those battling addiction, the road to recovery isn’t always a smooth on. more »»

Lockdowns struggle to cope

May 14, 2013 LANSING — It started slowly, when the Traverse City Regional Psychiatric Hospital shut its doors in the mid-1980s. Then in the 1990s, 10 more folded in rapid succession. more »»

Brain surgery of a different sort

May 7, 2013 MARQUETTE — When Robin Charlebois came home from dinner with her husband on Jan. 25, it seemed like a normal Friday night. She threw on her pajamas and sat down in her recliner chair. more »»

Spring brings sniffles, sneezes

April 30, 2013 MARQUETTE — The warmer temperatures these past few days have had many reaching for their tennis shoes and running for the doo. more »»

State paid for prescriptions written by dead physicians

April 23, 2013 LANSING — Michigan pharmacies filled thousands of prescriptions written by dead and ineligible health care providers during the past three years, some more than five years after the death of the... more »»

Despite more grads, health care providers struggle to fill jobs

April 16, 2013 LANSING — Health care providers are having trouble hiring although undergraduate degrees in health fields have doubled over the past eight years at the state’s 15 public universities. more »»

 
 
 

 

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