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Tuesday: Health

Health matters

Everyone wants to be healthy. This should go without saying. Perhaps the real question is what is health? Medicine has been slow to recognize the importance of “quality of life” as a component of good health. This is a very specific term, incorporating various items, including mind, body, ...

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A pasty is a British baked  pastry, a traditional variety of which is believed to have originated in South West England. References to pasties in England can be dated all the way back to 1150. The pasties are very commonly consumed in England and all over the British Isles. Pasties are ...

Health matters

Times are hard for many Americans. Inflation is on the rise, and at a frightening rate. The increase in the cost of gas is even worse. The pandemic and supply chain issues have only exacerbated the problem. But this is a constant for the costs of healthcare, which seem to be growing ...

U.P. WIN to increase health care workforce

By Northern Michigan University MARQUETTE — A collaborative effort to increase Upper Peninsula residents’ access to health care by expanding relevant workforce training, education and employment in the region has received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human ...

What will study reveal about prostate cancer?

Goteborg. The second largest city in Sweden. Population 590,000. It lies along the west coast of the country. Despite its northern location, the temperature is mild throughout the year. It is known for its world’s largest cinnamon buns served at Cafe Husaren and for its thrilling rides at ...

Athlete’s foot infection: nuisance or life threat?

These pages often tell the tale of the latest epidemic or important disease, but not today. You won’t be seeing any headlines on the front page of your daily news about a fungus infection. But they are an integral part of our world and a necessity for the planet to be able to support life. ...