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Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shot

November 8, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola — chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug. more »»

Foundation boosts aid to stamp out malaria

November 8, 2014 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Philanthropist Bill Gates says he wants to end malaria in his lifetime and will give more money toward that goal, part of his broader fight against tropical diseases that are... more »»

Vaccine approved to block meningitis

November 8, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to block a strain of bacteria that has caused sometimes deadly outbreaks of meningitis in college dormitorie. more »»

Perfect Lil’ Pumpkins

November 1, 2014 ESCANABA — Escanaba Early Childhood Center students in Mary Barnhart’s Head Start class have recently been learning all about pumpkins. On Oc. more »»

Churches announce fall programs and schedules

November 1, 2014 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Music and Prayer Night will be held tonight from 6:30–7:30. Sunday morning worship services are at 9 and 10:30. Nursery is available for both services. more »»

Supplements: Risk of contamination

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food, said Hippocrates. more »»

Churches announce fall programs and schedules

October 25, 2014 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Men’s Breakfast is today at 9 a.m. Contact Kevin Julien or the church office for details. Sunday morning worship services are at 9 and 10:30. more »»

The meaning of ‘organic’ hazy

October 25, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street. more »»

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

October 18, 2014 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 »»

Protecting the public

October 18, 2014 BRAMPTON TOWNSHIP — The Brampton Volunteer Fire Department proudly showed off its remodeled firehall as well as a refurbished truck during a recent open house held in conjunction with Fire Preventio... more »»

Churches announce fall programs and schedules

October 18, 2014 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 »»

Scientists close on artificial hand with sense of touch

October 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are moving closer to an artificial hand that can feel: Implanted electrodes allowed some amputees to tell by touch how gently to grasp, letting them pluck fruit without... more »»

Protecting the public

October 18, 2014 BRAMPTON TOWNSHIP — The Brampton Volunteer Fire Department proudly showed off its remodeled firehall as well as a refurbished truck during a recent open house held in conjunction with Fire Preventio... more »»

Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? Study shows it works

October 18, 2014 Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? It could happen. Military folks who squirted vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers, a study found. more »»

How do you get your Omega 3s?

October 11, 2014 ESCANABA — It’s difficult to pick up an article on nutrition and not find something about the benefits of omega 3 fatty acids. more »»

Churches announce fall programs and schedules

October 11, 2014 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 »»

Mother with womb transplant hopes to inspire other women

October 11, 2014 The parents of the first baby born to a woman who had a womb transplant say they hope they can be an inspiration to others struggling with infertilit. more »»

Take flu season seriously: Get a shot soon

October 4, 2014 ESCANABA — About 675,000 Americans died during the flu pandemic of 1918 — a toll 10 times greater than World War I. more »»

Area churches celebrate Communion Sunday

October 4, 2014 ASSEMBLY OF GOD NEW LIFE ESCANABA — Music and Prayer Night will be held today from 6:30–7:30 p.m. Sunday morning worship services are at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Nursery is available for both services. more »»

The return of the Gladstone MSP Post Open House

October 4, 2014 ESCANABA — A comic strip version of the happenings at the Michigan State Police Post open house in Gladstone on Sept. 23. more »»

 
 
 

 

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