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Indoor tanning: High cancer risk

December 20, 2014 ESCANABA — Indoor tanning has become increasingly popular, particularly in colder climates like ours where our summer months and ability to tan outdoors are minimized. more »»

 
 
 
Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse ‘avatars’

December 20, 2014 Scientists often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same — with the hope of curing their own disease. more »»

8 simple ways to reduce holiday stress

December 13, 2014 ESCANABA — “Holiday,” according to one definition, is a time of festivity or recreation when no work is done. You may question that “no work” part. more »»

Too many infants still sleep with blankets

December 13, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Too many U.S. more »»

Blood drives planned locally

December 13, 2014 ESCANABA — The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors in Delta and Menominee counties to give one last gift this holiday season. more »»

Pregnant women to get better drug info

December 13, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Pregnant women are about to get easier-to-understand information on how safe their medicine is for baby. more »»

Reduce your risk of having a stroke

December 6, 2014 ESCANABA — Stroke is the fourth leading killer of Americans, and those who survive often have severely disabling after effects. As the name implies, a stroke strikes suddenly. more »»

Reading Harry Potter gives clues to people’s brain activity

December 6, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Reading about Harry Potter’s adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people’s actions and intentions. more »»

Practicing healthy habits may prevent endometrial cancer

November 29, 2014 ESCANABA — Endometrial cancer is the most common cancer of the female reproductive system. Treatment typically involves surgical removal of the uterus, cervix, ovaries and fallopian tubes. more »»

Marine gets robotic leg braces

November 29, 2014 SAN DIEGO (AP)  A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper’s bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton,... more »»

ReWalk system offers hope for paralyzed

November 29, 2014 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marine Capt. more »»

Enjoy the harvest of good health

November 22, 2014 ESCANABA — At the center of your holiday table, there will probably be a bird — be it turkey, duck, goose or pheasant. more »»

Enjoy the harvest of good health

November 22, 2014 ESCANABA — At the center of your holiday table, there will probably be a bird — be it turkey, duck, goose or pheasant. more »»

Heart stents may require longer blood thinner use

November 22, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the one year doctors recommend now. more »»

Hand transplant sheds new light on touch

November 22, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reaso. more »»

Study lifts cloud over heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin

November 22, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Drugmaker Merck & Co. more »»

Kids harmed by detergent ‘pods’

November 15, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than 700 U.S. more »»

Medicare May cover lung cancer screening

November 15, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare may soon begin paying for yearly scans to detect lung cancer in certain current or former heavy smokers. more »»

Diabetics: Take care of your feet

November 15, 2014 ESCANABA — Diabetes brings on the risk of several severe complications, including heart disease, vision loss and kidney failure. more »»

Woman survives 45 min. with no pulse

November 15, 2014 — A Florida mother is home and tending to her new infant less than a month after surviving without a pulse for 45 minutes following complications from a routine cesarean sectio. more »»

Tracking your child’s development

November 8, 2014 ESCANABA — Playing with his parents in the backyard, “Dylan” displayed an impressive ability to kick a soccer ball. more »»

 
 
 

 

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