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Tuesday: Health

MDHHS recognizes Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

LANSING — June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is doing its part to help aging Michiganders improve their brain health. MDHHS and online video platform GetSetUp are teaming up to offer free brain health classes ...

Health Matters

It’s a hidden epidemic, affecting about 7 million Americans. Understandably so, who wants to talk about their smelly leg ulcer? (Besides me, that is.) The topic is the chronic wound, defined as any opening in the skin (aka ulcer, wound, sore, etc) that doesn’t heal in a timely ...

Talk with the Doc

We are truly blessed in the USA and in the State of Michigan and our wonderful Upper Peninsula communities to have outstanding local and state law enforcement personnel and agencies that serve us all so very well and keep us safe in so many ways. At this time I almost cannot tell you how ...

Health Matters

Health care in the modern era is a complex entity, with multiple components and many “players in the game.” When it comes to more involved services, tests or procedures, a centralized location, equipped to provide high tech tests and specialized surgical facilities, is usually the place to ...

Jumpstart A Heart

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Law Enforcement Administrators Association and the Community Foundation of Marquette County are raising money to upgrade AED equipment for area law enforcement. AEDs, or automated external defibrillators, are used to help those experiencing sudden cardiac ...

Study blames climate change for 37% of global heat deaths

More than one-third of the world's heat deaths each year are due directly to global warming, according to the latest study to calculate the human cost of climate change. But scientists say that's only a sliver of climate's overall toll — even more people die from other extreme weather ...