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FDA questions Amgen drug used for prostate cancer

February 14, 2012 WASHINGTON — Scientists for the Food and Drug Administration say that an Amgen drug slowed the spread of cancer to the bone in men with hard-to-treat prostate cancer, though the drug did not extend... more »»

Health, nutrition clinics offered

February 14, 2012 NEGAUNEE — The Marquette County Health Department, 184 U.S. more »»

Correct clothing as critical as appropriate equipment

February 7, 2012 MARQUETTE — Winter in the Upper Peninsula, with the cold temperatures and snow, might be enough to make people want to hibernate on the couch until spring arrives. more »»

Knead to Read fundraiser set

February 7, 2012 MARQUETTE — A Knead to Read chair massage fundraiser will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the children’s room at the Peter White Public Library. more »»

Chiropractic care

January 31, 2012 ISHPEMING — A chiropractor might spend most of an appointment dealing with your back and neck, but the practice is really about more than just the spine. more »»

U.P. Children’s Bereavement Network provides skills for lifetime

January 31, 2012 MARQUETTE — One of the goals of the Upper Peninsula Children’s Bereavement Network is to help grieving children realize they are not alone, and that in life, there is hope. more »»

Schedules for blood drives set

January 31, 2012 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General Hospital, will sponsor blood drives at the following locations. - Thursday, Feb. more »»

yoga helps maintain mind, body and spirit

January 24, 2012 MARQUETTE — So many aspects of fitness focus on more — running faster, lifting heavier weights, going further. Others focus on less — eating less sugar or fatty foods. more »»

Tips for a healthy pregnancy

January 24, 2012 CALUMET — Every expectant mother wants to give birth to a healthy, happy baby, and while a perfect pregnancy and delivery cannot be guaranteed, there are many things pregnant women can do to make th... more »»

Active lifestyle to be discussed

January 24, 2012 MARQUETTE — Alisha Wasilewski from Marquette General Hospital will be the guest speaker at the next National Alliance on Mental Illness educational meeting, scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. more »»

Local Medical Care Access Coalition fills void for patients at critical time

January 17, 2012 MARQUETTE —When describing her medical insurance situation, Carol O’Neill says she “fell through the cracks. more »»

Keeping an eye out for potential vision problems

January 17, 2012 HOUGHTON — Whether you need prescription glasses or not, experts say an annual eye exam is a healthy habit to stick t. more »»

Diabetes net offers ed credits

January 17, 2012 MARQUETTE —The Upper Peninsula Diabetes Outreach Network offers free continuing education credits for nurses and dietitians who live or work in Michigan through video teleconferences, webinars and... more »»

Seasonal affective disorder related to light deprivation

January 10, 2012 MARQUETTE —Those dealing with seasonal depression may be able to find help in Marquette or through the purchase of a special type of light, according to a local expert. more »»

Debate over who needs a thyroid check in pregnancy

January 10, 2012 WASHINGTON — Check-ups during pregnancy tend to focus around the waist. But there's growing debate about which mothers-to-be should have a gland in their neck tested, to. more »»

Global warming duscussion set

January 10, 2012 MARQUETTE — The Transition Marquette County Reading Group will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in the conference room at the Peter White Public Librar. more »»

Safety first in shoveling snow

January 3, 2012 MARQUETTE —Though most local residents have likely already dug themselves out from under the remnants of Sunday’s winter storm, there is certainly much snow removal left to be done this winter. more »»

Need a new kidney? Try posting on Facebook

January 3, 2012 SEATTLE — Here’s another reason for holdouts to join the social media site Facebook: It's a great place to find a kidney. more »»

Health, nutrition clinics offered

January 3, 2012 NEGAUNEE — The Marquette County Health Department, 184 U.S. more »»

Planning realistic, attainable goals a must for successful new year resolutions

December 27, 2011 MARQUETTE —For many people, Jan. 1 marks not only a new year, but a new way of looking at their life — or their health. more »»



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