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Gwinn team grabs top honors for second time

April 17, 2012 MARQUETTE — After eight weeks, the communities of Marquette, Ishpeming, Gwinn and Negaunee managed to eat 16,746 cups of fruits and vegetables, rack up 156,571 minutes of exercise and lose a total o... more »»

Improving health at work or school

April 10, 2012 MARQUETTE — The summer of 2011 and the past eight weeks have seen individuals from across the county working to improve their health through the Healthy Weight Journal Community Wellness Challenge. more »»

Easter holiday means lots of candy

April 3, 2012 MARQUETTE — We made it through Halloween, the weeks from Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Years, through Valentine’s Day and the Super Bowl. And now we’re hit with Easter. more »»

Workplace wellness a key part of fitness

March 27, 2012 MARQUETTE — Besides home, the one place most adults spend the majority of their time is at their place of work, usually one-third or more of the day. more »»

Seniors ‘exercise’ good judgment

March 20, 2012 MARQUETTE — Regular physical activity and exercise benefits both children and adults, but for senior citizens, staying active is of particular importance. more »»

Healthier choices needed in restaurants

March 13, 2012 MARQUETTE — Restaurant dining is a typically tasty, often festive occasion, although sometimes a necessary convenience for those with hectic schedules. more »»

Dealing with depression a challenge

March 13, 2012 HOUGHTON — For some families, hiring professional caregivers for older family members suffering from depression is something they can do only on a limited basis, and an online presentation today is... more »»

Self assessment a key to success

March 6, 2012 MARQUETTE — We spend most of our lives comparing ourselves to those around us — test scores in school, how our friends and family are doing in their careers, how we look compared to celebrities. more »»

Balance the key to healthy life

February 28, 2012 MARQUETTE — Work, taking care of the kids, taking care of elderly parents, cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, getting everyone to appointments and lessons on time — for many people, each day is so... more »»

Report: Women have rare egg-producing stem cells

February 28, 2012 WASHINGTON (AP) — For 60 years, doctors have believed women were born with all the eggs they'll ever have. more »»

Controlling thyroid issues: Deficiencies, overabundance can affect metabolism, memory

February 28, 2012 LAURIUM — When people begin to have medical issues, problems with their thyroid levels are likely not the first thing to pop into their head. more »»

Motivation key to changing life

February 21, 2012 MARQUETTE — Last summer, when a friend suggested she try participating in the Healthy Weight Journal Community Wellness Challenge, Suzanne Price of Marquette was skeptical at best. more »»

Winter is the time for vitamin D

February 21, 2012 Vitamin D supplements are recommended during the winter for those living beyond latitudes of 40 degrees, as little to no UV-B radiation occurs. more »»

Healthy living: Daily goals start with a first step

February 14, 2012 MARQUETTE — Healthy living is critical to everything from combating the country’s obesity epidemic to managing chronic conditions to generally improving your quality of life. more »»

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 »»



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