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Up in smoke

April 7, 2015 MARQUETTE — Only a quarter of Michigan health insurance carriers offering plans through the health insurance marketplace provide all of the smoking cessation options required by the Affordable Care... more »»

Terrible triad that is diabetes

April 7, 2015 Did you hear about poor uncle Steve? He cut himself while trimming his toe nails. So you might ask, “What’s the big deal?” Steve wasn’t concerned. more »»

Power of persistence easy to see

April 7, 2015 I am sure that many of us have needed to learn over the years that if we really want to accomplish something that may take more than just a few moments of our time, we need to be “persistent”. more »»

Local briefing

April 7, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Alzheimer’s Cafe will be open from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Marquette Adult Day Services in Marquette. more »»

Still time to sign up for health insurance

March 31, 2015 MARQUETTE — People without health insurance who missed the Fe. more »»

Maintenance of health a new frontier

March 31, 2015 Have you seen the headlines? Alien invaders are lying in wait, looking for their chance, the slightest opportunity to take over. more »»

Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreak

March 31, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS — An outbreak of a bird flu strain that’s deadly to poultry deepened Saturday when state and federal officials confirmed a third Minnesota turkey farm has been infected, this time in one... more »»

Apple a day may not work

March 31, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — An apple a day doesn’t necessarily keep the doctor away. more »»

A Marquette physician is a lifesaver

March 24, 2015 ISHPEMING — On the morning of March 7, his 68th birthday, Jim Pedersen lay dying in the sno. more »»

Prevent, treat colon cancer

March 24, 2015 Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. and is one of the most preventable of all human cancer. more »»

Benefit breakfast scheduled

March 24, 2015 ISHPEMING — A benefit breakfast for the family of Erich Schwanke to help defray medical expenses will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St. more »»

PATH to healthier living

March 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress is offering a free class beginning next month to help people with chronic health problems and pain find a path to a more comfortable lif. more »»

DCHS adopts new focus for partner search

March 17, 2015 IRON MOUNTAIN — As a result of the work done with Newpoint Consultants, as well as a greatly improved financial climate, Dickinson County Healthcare System’s partner search has adopted a new focu. more »»

NICE pre-school screening set

March 17, 2015 ISHPEMING— NICE Community Schools, partnering with AMCAB, will hold free preschool developmental screening on April 30 at Christ the King Church, Ishpeming, for children who will be 3 or 4 on/by... more »»

Kicking butts no easy task

March 17, 2015 If you do not know anyone who smokes cigarettes — a family member, a friend, a loved one — you may skip this article and miss nothing. more »»

Training for disaster

March 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — Mock emergency procedure drills are the latest example of UP Health System Marquette’s Heart Program continuing to be strengthened as part of the Duke Heart Network. more »»

Report: Rural hospitals get billions in extra Medicare funds

March 10, 2015 A law that allows rural hospitals to bill Medicare for rehabilitation services for seniors at higher rates than nursing homes and other facilities has led to billions of dollars in extra government... more »»

Restless leg syndrome is troublesome

March 10, 2015 Restless leg syndrome is a medical condition that has the typical symptoms of frequent and unintended movement of one's legs. more »»

Area social worker to lead national webinar on trauma, schizophrenia

March 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — Traci Baxendale Ball, a licensed master social worker and addiction counselor in Marquette, wants to teach the medical community just how devastating and far-reaching the consequences of... more »»

Distrust of sofa may be justified

March 3, 2015 My relationship with my sofa has turned from amorous to deep mistrust. It happened this way. When I saw the sofa in the store, I made my mind in less than a minute. more »»

 
 
 

 

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