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Eliminating trans fat: One more step

January 31, 2015 ESCANABA — Whether you realize it or not, you are probably eating a healthier diet than you were a decade ago. more »»

Churches announce weekly services and programs

January 31, 2015 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Men’s Prayer Breakfast is today at 9 a.m. Sunday morning worship services are at 9 and 10:30. Nursery is available for both services. more »»

MDs: Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs

January 31, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who hav... more »»

Medicare adds star ratings for dialysis centers

January 31, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare is adding a visual tool to help kidney patients compare the quality of dialysis centers: Star ratings. more »»

Abnormal cells in the breast: Is it cancer or not?

January 24, 2015 ESCANABA — “Ductal carcinoma in situ” (DCIS) is a complex medical term meaning abnormal cells (also called a lesion) in a milk duct of the breast. more »»

Mission to Mars

January 24, 2015 ESCANABA — When the Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in 1620 and said goodbye to family and friends, there’s a good chance they were aware their passage fare was one-way and the voyagers never expecte... more »»

Churches announce weekly services and programs

January 24, 2015 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday morning worship services are at 9 and 10:30. Nursery is available for both services. Sunday school classes are provided for all ages at 9. more »»

New privacy concerns over raised government’s health care website

January 24, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — A little-known side to the government’s health insurance website is prompting renewed concerns about privacy, just as the White House is calling for stronger cybersecurity... more »»

Cholesterol: Look at risk, not just numbers

January 17, 2015 ESCANABA — With new cholesterol guidelines released in November 2013, doctors are now advised not to adhere strictly to reaching target cholesterol numbers but rather to focus on the broader goal of... more »»

Hall awarded for Bonifas ‘Northern Exposure’ photo

January 17, 2015 ESCANABA — According to their mission statement, the Bonifas Arts Center’s annual regional competition “Northern Exposure” is intended as a way of “both encouraging Upper Peninsula artists to create... more »»

Churches announce weekly services and programs

January 17, 2015 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday morning worship services are at 9 and 10:30. Nursery is available for both services. Sunday school classes are provided for all ages at 9. more »»

Obese preschoolers may slim down with Head Start, study says

January 17, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggest. more »»

Trying for test-tube baby? Risks to mom are rare

January 17, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — Complications are uncommon for women undergoing test-tube fertility procedures: A new 12-year U.S. more »»

Veterinarian offers traveling pet care

January 10, 2015 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Virtually everyone knows that all good pets go to heaven. It’s just that sending them on their way can be so doggone difficult. more »»

Type 2 Diabetes: Keep it in check

January 10, 2015 ESCANABA — Before the discovery of insulin in 1921, treatment of type 2 diabetes consisted of a very low calorie diet–about 450 calories a day. more »»

Churches announce weekly services and programs

January 10, 2015 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Music & Prayer Night will be held today from 6:30–7:30 p.m. Sunday morning worship services are at 9 and 10:30. Nursery is available for both services. more »»

Poll: Americans support menu labeling

January 10, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more. more »»

Fake bar part of research into anti-drinking drug

January 10, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s no skunky bar odor amid the beer taps. Instead of booze, colored water fills the bottles. more »»

25 films inducted into National Film Registry

January 3, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — “Saving Private Ryan” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” are among 25 movies being inducted into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress has... more »»

Med diet vs low fat: Med diet wins

January 3, 2015 ESCANABA — For 50 years–and longer–doctors have been telling us that what we eat is a key factor in determining our risk of having a heart attack or stroke. more »»

 
 
 

 

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