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Addiction’s tiniest victims

December 17, 2013 MARQUETTE — According to a recent University of Michigan study, one baby is born addicted to prescription and non-prescription drugs every hour in the United States. more »»

Snacks for holidays can be healthy

December 17, 2013 As we enter into our wonderful Holiday Season, many of us will be attending parties, having guests over and entertaining in our homes, as we enjoy the company of our loved ones, family, and friends. more »»

Energy drinks more harmful than helpful

December 17, 2013 HANCOCK — Everyone needs a pick-me-up every now and then. But some beverages are healthier than others when it comes to getting energ. more »»

Study: Many lung cancer tumors prove harmless

December 10, 2013 CHICAGO — Harmless lung cancer? A provocative analysis suggests the world’s top cancer killer isn’t as deadly as doctors once thought, finding that almost 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are... more »»

‘Going nuts’ a matter of perspective

December 10, 2013 Have you gone nuts yet? Perhaps you should. According to a new study published in the New England journal of Medicine, there is an association between nut consumption and mortality. more »»

Taking it one step at a time

December 3, 2013 MARQUETTE — The kind of structured, individualized program offered by the Healthy Weight Journal experience can, by itself, provide enormous benefits. more »»

Toys for Tots a good way to donate

December 3, 2013 This is the time of year for us to support the annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. more »»

Fertility doctors aim to lower rate of twin births

December 3, 2013 BOSTON — Doctors are reporting an epidemic — of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers sho. more »»

Human interaction key for HWJ participant

November 26, 2013 MARQUETTE — Lynn Anderson joined the Healthy Weight Journal program to understand and improve her overall health, and she recognizes that, for her, human interaction is an indispensable element in... more »»

Alzheimer’s disease impacts caregivers and well as patients

November 26, 2013 HOUGHTON — Amid the cluster of charts and lists on the wall for Marja Salani’s class for dementia caregivers is a quadrant: “Powerful” and “Powerless” from top to bottom, “negative” and “positive”... more »»

Bilingualism has unusual consequence

November 26, 2013 My mother-tongue died almost two thousand years before I was born. It died like languages do — gradually. more »»

PAD patients

November 19, 2013 MARQUETTE — Sandra Pangratz has always lived a very healthy lifestyl. more »»

Link between cancer and obesity known

November 19, 2013 We know there are many health risks from being obese. Obesity also significantly raises the risk for many cancers. more »»

Beaumont seeks volunteers for treatment study

November 19, 2013 ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Beaumont Health System is seeking volunteers for a prostate cancer treatment study. more »»

Flu season prevention

November 12, 2013 MARQUETTE — With winter already here, the flu season is just around the corner, which is why doctors and nurses everywhere are recommending the flu shot. more »»

Do-it-yourself not best for medicine

November 12, 2013 There is something I need to tell readers: I am a recovered do-it-yourselfer. Now that I said it, let me clarify. By recovered I do not mean completely recovere. more »»

Watch those liquid calories

November 5, 2013 MARQUETTE — Liquid calories and fast food were topics of Monday night’s Healthy Weight Journal education session. more »»

Important to always recall Veterans Day

November 5, 2013 Next Monday, on November 11, 2013, we celebrate Veterans Day. The date of Nov. 11 is very significant because it was on Nov. more »»

Living with arthritis

November 5, 2013 HANCOCK — Sue Slinde was born with congenitally dislocated hips, and over the years she had many treatments for the condition. But later in life, other health problems developed, including arthriti. more »»

Here’s how to become exceptional

October 29, 2013 You would expect doctors, for the sake of their patients, to do their job well. more »»



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