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Tuesday: Health

Urology pearls: Choices, habits, second nature play a part in weight loss

We live in a time of plenty, in a world of excessive calories: the cookie jar at the office, the bucket of popcorn at the movie theater, and the all-you-can-eat buffet. A temptation is lurking anytime and everywhere. Almost everyone is dieting, but even those who are successful at losing weight ...

Health Matters: Vaccine hesitancy a troubling issue

The last year has been troubling for most of the world’s citizens. These past 14 months have seen an abundance of closures, cancellations, postponements and excessive Zoom time. Everyone is eager to return to work, to school, and social activities. The development of the vaccines which have ...

Food for Yoopers

MARQUETTE — Evan Loukusa, MD, resident of the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program applied his interest in lifestyle medicine to a newly developed program called “Food for Yoopers.” With support and partnerships from Upper Peninsula Health Plan, the Marquette Food Co-op, Superior ...

Talk with the Doc

Recently, on May 9, we celebrated our annual Mother’s Day, and on June 20, 2021, our annual Father’s Day will also be celebrated. Both are very popular annual celebrations, and they both represent a fitting tribute to the millions of wonderful moms and dads here in the U.S. Today, let ...

Health Matters

Modern medicine in the US is a complex entity, with multiple players involved in the provision of medical care. These include physicians, ancillary health care providers, the federal government, and the private, for-profit, health insurers. And, of course, the patients themselves. The private ...

A look at the Mediterranean diet

I wanted to tell you about the Mediterranean diet, and then to share a recipe from the Mediterranean cuisine. Doctors and dietitians believe that the Mediterranean diet can prevent cardiovascular disease such as heart attacks and strokes. This diet recommends a high intake of olive oil, ...