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Tuesday: Health

Urology pearls: Research surrounding the medication Semaglutide

What if losing weight was as easy as taking a pill? Or as mindless as taking a weekly injection? Researchers had previously shown that Semaglutide—a medication that has been marketed in the USA under the brand names Ozempic and Wegovy—was effective in patients with diabetes. Semaglutide ...

Health Matters: Pain - The body’s alarm system

Pain... it is a powerful word. Too many people complain of it, as well they should in the face of chronic conditions, like a degenerated knee joint or a chronic back problem. But acute pain is different, typically informing the individual some injury is occurring. That is important ...

Losing pounds, gaining life

MARQUETTE — In January 2020, Carl Morrison and his wife were returning home from a weekend trip to Iron Mountain when he noticed that after carrying the luggage upstairs, Morrison felt unusually short of breath. He didn’t think anything of it at first, but after a few days, his breathing ...

Talk with the Doc

Vitamin B12 helps maintain healthy nerve cells and red blood cells. Vitamin B12 deficiency is most commonly seen in older adults and in vegetarians. A deficiency of Vitamin B12 can cause various signs and symptoms, including memory loss. If the memory loss is being caused by a deficiency of ...

Health Matters

Modern medicine, as it is practiced today, is a complex phenomenon, multi-faceted and vaguely fractured, incomplete. To the average consumer, it’s a cloudy picture, filled with uncertainty. Few take the time to educate themselves on how things work, where their health care dollars are ...