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Tuesday: Health

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MARQUETTE — When you think of addiction, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Most people will say drugs, alcohol, maybe gambling. But what about sex addiction? Believe it or not, this type of addiction does exist. Precisely, nearly 12 million Americans struggle with sexual ...

Talk with the Doc

In just two days, we will be blessed to celebrate our annual Thanksgiving Day. This is a special time when many of us will have the opportunity to be thankful as we gather together with family and friends. Certainly, many of us also have much to be thankful for as we enjoy our great Upper ...

Health Matters

Sandra, a tall, athletic 14 year old, was thought to have escaped the family curse until she started playing basketball on the team. Not long after starting practices, she began to experience an obvious throbbing pain from her big toes, after all the running and jumping involved in a typical ...

Urology Pearls: The walking Japanese clock maker

I had written here before about the benefits of physical activity. In my last article, for example, I told you about the results of a recent study that showed that the risk of mortality associated with obesity is significantly reduced, or almost completely eliminated, by high levels of physical ...

Health Matters: New weapon in fight against common cold

There are certain medical conditions that are part of life, the human existence. For example, arthritic joint pain is experienced by most humans at some time in their life. What about the common cold? Nearly every one of us gets one at some point. As most Americans know, a cold is a viral ...

COVID-19 hot spots offer sign of what could be ahead for US

The contagious delta variant is driving up COVID-19 hospitalizations in the Mountain West and fueling disruptive outbreaks in the North, a worrisome sign of what could be ahead this winter in the U.S. While trends are improving in Florida, Texas and other Southern states that bore the worst ...