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FDA approves drug for lung cancer

March 14, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has expanded approval of an innovative Bristol-Myers Squibb drug to treat the most common form of lung cancer. more »»

Perfecting the art of snowshoe-making

March 7, 2015 LANSING — Craig Kasmer begins with a warning: You will face challenges. “This isn’t the easiest thing to do,” said Kasmer. “I’ll be up front about this. Some of you will have issue. more »»

Treatment options for arthritis

March 7, 2015 ESCANABA — Patients suffering with arthritis typically experience stiff and painful joints and struggle with a myriad of treatment options, some more beneficial than others. more »»

Churches observe the Third Sunday of Lent

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

What to know about new research on babies and peanut allergies

March 7, 2015 By Marilynn Marchione AP Chief Medical Writer Children at high risk of developing peanut allergies are far less likely to do so if they are given peanut-containing foods before they turn 1, finds ... more »»

Pills before and after sex can help prevent HIV

March 7, 2015 SEATTLE (AP) — For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men. more »»

Medical meow-acle

February 28, 2015 HARVEY — Dr. more »»

Health Update: Do you eat a healthy breakfast?

February 28, 2015 ESCANABA — You probably remember occasions when you did not have time to eat breakfast. By 10:30, you were ravenously hungry and grabbed a pastry out of the snack machine at work. more »»

Churches observe Second Sunday of Lent

February 28, 2015 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Sunday morning worship services are at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Nursery is available for both services. Sunday school classes are provided for all ages at . more »»

IUDs, hormone implants growing more popular among US women

February 28, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — Long-acting but reversible methods of birth control are becoming increasingly popular among U.S. more »»

Staying free of kidney stones

February 21, 2015 ESCANABA — Comprised of mineral and acid salts, kidney stones come in many sizes and may be formed and passed without causing any symptoms. In other instances, they may cause considerable pain. more »»

Churches observe first Sunday of Lenten season

February 21, 2015 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Talent Auction and Winter Social is today from 6:30–9 p.m. at New Life for ages 17 and over. The cost of the catered Hawaiian meal is $8. more »»

Ham it up

February 21, 2015 ESCANABA — There are a lot of “hams” in Delta County — not the pork kind or those who are trying to be in the limelight but amateur radio operators who are communicating worldwide. more »»

Center to cover lung cancer screening

February 21, 2015 ESCANABA — The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently elected to cover annual lung cancer low dose computed tomography (LDCT) screenings for qualifying patients — a decision whic... more »»

Report urges better diagnosis for chronic fatigue

February 21, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Chronic fatigue syndrome is a real and serious disease that needs a new name to reflect that — and a straightforward way to diagnose the illness, a government advisory group... more »»

Drugmaker resubmits women’s sex pill

February 21, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost female libido are resubmitting their drug to federal health regulators, following a recent lobbying blitz by politicians,... more »»

What’s causing your dizzy spells?

February 14, 2015 ESCANABA — Most people will experience vertigo or dizziness at some point in their lives. more »»

Puppy (and kitty) love Part 1

February 14, 2015 Animal-lovers from across the community gathered at the new Delta Animal Shelter, home of the John and Melissa Besse Pet Adoption Center, Saturday, Feb. 7, for a grand opening celebration. more »»

Ash Wednesday marks start of Lenten Season

February 14, 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 »»

Why you should, and shouldn’t, worry about measles

February 14, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Measles has become relatively rare in the United States, thanks to very effective vaccine. more »»

 
 
 

 

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