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Hearing set on adding autism to medical marijuana list

May 26, 2015 VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Lisa Smith says her son’s behavior was dangerous: hair pulling, kicks, punches, all related to a severe form of autis. more »»

Bad diet leads to problems

May 26, 2015 Statistics can be overwhelming, sometimes shocking, and often simply unbelievable. Still, there are some statistics that are indisputable, and can not be questioned. more »»

Cautionary tale

May 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — With winter (probably) behind us for (hopefully) the next few months, it’s important that people who are (finally) able to get out and enjoy the sunshine and summer weather take proper... more »»

Newest epidemic unsightly

May 12, 2015 We’ve all heard of the black death, the terrible plague that wiped out hundreds of millions in the 1600s. Then of course there was the great cholera epidemics of the 1800s. more »»

Twins that are almost identical

May 12, 2015 To everyone else, the twin boys looked identical, but their father knew that the twins were not completely identical, for one was an incurable optimist, and the other a dire pessimist. more »»

U.P. focus: Increasing awareness of mental health issues, support services

May 5, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Superior Health Foundation is entering the first stages of a grant process by which it will ultimately award about $230,000 to an organization or coalition of organizations with... more »»

Life is about the choices we make

May 5, 2015 First, let me share some perspective and significant wisdom regarding the concept of “Present Moment Living” with these quotes from some very enlightened individuals. more »»

Clogged arteries a scourge

May 5, 2015 Pretend for a moment that you are a vampire from some bad, grade B movie, staggering across the screen, crying out in stilted voice, with a thick, Romanian accent: “BLOOD!” There’s a rich tradition... more »»

PATH program to start May 12

May 5, 2015 GWINN — PATH — Personal Action Toward Health — is a six-week program that teaches practical skills for living a healthy life with a chronic health condition like diabetes, lung disease, arthritis,... more »»

Preventing tragedy

April 28, 2015 MARQUETTE — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Traci Baxendale Ball, a clinical social worker at Pathways Community Mental Health in Marquette and a nationally accredited trauma... more »»

Walking no simple task

April 28, 2015 How were the last few steps you took to get to the chair you‘re sitting in now? Were you careful to contact the ground with the appropriate positioning of the heel bone? Did you lower your arch in... more »»

Divorce can be trouble for your heart

April 28, 2015 Celebrations of beginnings and endings occur often and everywhere: High-school graduations and commencement parties, baby showers and funerals, bachelor parties and weddings. more »»

National Infant Immunization Week

April 21, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Health Department is reminding the public that this week is National Infant Immunization Week. more »»

Nuts, no ifs, ands or buts

April 21, 2015 Advances in medicine are often made through research studies, in which data is gathered from multiple previous papers and research. more »»

Many benefits from fiber, fluids seen

April 21, 2015 There are many health benefits that come from taking in enough dietary fiber and fluids every day. Here are two medical terms you need to know. more »»

Suicide prevention program set

April 21, 2015 MUNISING — The Alger County Community Collaborative, AC3, is providing an open presentation on Suicide Prevention by Dave Opalewski from Central Michigan University and Grief Recovery In. more »»

When youth kill themselves

April 14, 2015 PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — The people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are no strangers to hardship or to the risk of lives being cut short. more »»

A closer look at jogging

April 14, 2015 If you are like so many people these days, you are interested in being healthy, and you understand that physical fitness is one of the keys to such a goal. more »»

Scarred: Will time heal all wounds?

April 14, 2015 It has been said that time heals all wounds. more »»

Local briefing

April 14, 2015 Tai Chi Chuan workshop set MARQUETTE — An introductory workshop on the mind/body practice of Tai Chi Chuan is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave. more »»



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