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From wheelchair to walking

June 14, 2016 CHAMPION — Some people might be apprehensive about an upcoming surgery or medical procedure.Linda Dehner Gransinger isn’t. In fact, she’s downright excited. After all, if a procedure for her R.R.M.S. more »»

Foot deformity can lead to problems later

June 14, 2016 Although few think about it, I spend considerable time contemplating the wonders of human anatomy, specifically musculo-skeletal architecture. more »»

Always make Mom and Dad’s days special

June 14, 2016 Every year in the U.S., we celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May, and Father’s Day on the third Sunday in June. more »»

Shaping up

June 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — It’s safe to say you have to be in decent shape to attempt a bicycle trek — and trek probably is the proper word to use — from Ohio to Alaska. more »»

Q&A: Parkinson’s disease overview

June 7, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Before his death, Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with respiratory problems, his health complicated by advanced Parkinson’s. Ali lived with the degenerative disease for three decade. more »»

Team approach best in diabetes treatments

June 7, 2016 It’s time to get serious, to talk turkey: let’s talk about some big issues. How about saving lives? That’s an important one, I think you’ll agree. more »»

Is life really too short? Some docs disagree

June 7, 2016 Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a chair of the Department of Ethics and Health Policy, wants to die at 75. more »»

Walk the walk

May 31, 2016 MARQUETTE — You don’t have to sit in a Buddha-like position to meditate. more »»

Pain in ball of foot is ‘mechanical’

May 31, 2016 Nancy loved her shoes, and she had a lot of them, a significant collection indeed. Perhaps it was not at the level of Imelda, but extensive nonetheles. more »»

Our attitude is matter of personal choice

May 31, 2016 It was a significant learning experience for me when I finally understood that I can choose my personal attitude each and every da. more »»

Should doctors fly their own airplanes?

May 24, 2016 The other day, Dr. C., a cardiologist, came up to me with a tempting proposition. It turns out that a friend of his, also a doctor, owns an airplane. more »»

Running can cause own type of trauma

May 24, 2016 Ah, the glories of spring, when the warm sun beckons us to the great outdoors, and all the activities that come with this move. more »»

Healthy cultural EXCHANGE

May 24, 2016 MARQUETTE — When it comes to health care, rural Belize is not metropolitan New York. Nor is it the Upper Peninsula, for that matter. more »»

UP Health System-Marquette among top hospitals in US for organ donation

May 24, 2016 MARQUETTE — Ten hospitals including UP Health System-Marquette will be honored by University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation for their ongoing commitment to saving lives through organ... more »»

Joint problems can lead to walking issues

May 10, 2016 As a young person, you strode purposefully to your next destination, full of the vim and vigor of yout. more »»

Can money buy you a long life?

May 10, 2016 Raj Chetty from the Department of Economics at Stanford University and his colleagues tried to characterize the relationships between income levels and life expectancy: Do people with higher income... more »»

‘Lines That Heal’

May 10, 2016 MARQUETTE — Drawing, painting or creating some other form of art can be good therapy in many ways, including dealing with mental illness. A local visual art exhibit is proof of that. more »»

Hope Starts Here Challenge

May 3, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center and UP Health System will host the 11th annual River Valley Bank Hope Starts Here Challenge on Saturday, an event that involves competitive runs and... more »»

Pediatric flatfoot treatment is beneficial

May 3, 2016 So have you noticed that your child seems uninterested in sports, or, alternatively, seems to dislike playing with the neighborhood children when they are involved in running games? Perhaps a... more »»

Police officers deserve our thanks

May 3, 2016 We all should be very thankful for what our police officers and all the additional members of police department personnel do to protect and serve all of us each and every da. more »»



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