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Hammer, nails and mortality

August 30, 2016 My father would never tell a story unless it had a moral. One of his stories included a boy called Billy - who was about my age then, a wooden board, and lots of nails. ?Billy was not a good boy. more »»

Psoriatic arthritis a mystery

August 30, 2016 Doctors who treat problems of the foot, ankle and lower leg encounter many painful joint problems in the course of an average day. more »»

GOLF WELLNESS SUBJECT OF LOCAL SEMINAR

August 30, 2016 MARQUETTE — You don’t have a PGA card, but you still don’t want to come home from a weekend round of golf with nagging back pain. A Golf Wellness seminar was held Aug. more »»

Battling cancer

August 23, 2016 MARQUETTE — There was a lot of ground to cover in Carolyn Bruzdzinski’s recent talk about the American Cancer Society’s fight against the disease, which includes early detection and funding researc. more »»

Own skin best for healing wounds

August 23, 2016 I am regularly amazed by the wondrous thing that is the human body. Its power of healing and regeneration are considerable, despite our ability to do it harm. more »»

Science can often use placebo effect

August 23, 2016 The placebo effect in medicine is defined as a beneficial effect that takes place after taking a medication or having a treatment, that cannot be attributed to the properties of the medication or... more »»

‘Making Michigan Recipes Work’

August 16, 2016 MARQUETTE — There’s a right way and a wrong way to cut a carrot. And an onion. And a honeydew. more »»

Falls can have big impact on body

August 16, 2016 Most educated readers of this publication are likely aware of the changing global population trends, with the blossoming number of seniors certainly being one of the most impactful. more »»

Steak or tofu? The choice is always yours

August 16, 2016 ?Is the consumption of animal protein, rather than plant protein detrimental to your health? ?To address this question, Dr. Mingyang Song from Harvard T. H. more »»

Guarding against deadly blows to the chest in kids' sports

August 16, 2016 By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A blow to the chest sometimes knocks the heart out of rhythm, and can kill. Fortunately it's rare. more »»

‘Out of the Darkness’

August 9, 2016 MARQUETTE — The phrase “out of the darkness” can have many meanings, but to people taking a special walk next month at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming, it has several dimensions. more »»

Severe burns can threaten lives

August 9, 2016 I happened to turn to a channel the other day, where I discovered a rerun of an old slasher horror movie. The monstrous villain was quite a sight, scarred and disfigured as he was. more »»

Tahquamenon Logging Museum worth the trip

August 9, 2016 The Tahquamenon Logging Museum is an absolutely wonderful place to visit and learn about the logging industry that is such a great part of our wonderful Upper Peninsul. more »»

Scouts on a mission

August 2, 2016 MARQUETTE — Not every youngster can empathize with people afflicted with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. After all, there’s a big age gap between the preteen set and seniors. more »»

Cartilage injury common in trauma

August 2, 2016 Do you know Arthur? Probably, although he’s not a particularly popular guy. (To me, he’s Mr. Itis!) He’s often called Arthur-itis. more »»

?Scientists warn against comparing apples to oranges; poets ignore their advice

August 2, 2016 ?In a 16-line poem called Introduction to Poetry, Billy Collins, a former Poet Laureate of the United States, wants you to hold a poem up to the light as if it was a color slide, drop a mouse into a... more »»

Importance of fluids stressed in hot weather

July 26, 2016 As we are now into our wonderful warm, and recently very hot, Upper Peninsula summer season, let me again review the many health benefits of maintaining proper hydration in our body. more »»

Sports shoe selection not easy

July 26, 2016 As a physician specializing in care of the foot and ankle, I am often asked “What is the best shoe?”, as though there is one particular brand and model that will work best for everyone and every... more »»

HOOP IT UP

July 26, 2016 K.I. SAWYER — Ten-year-old Alyssa Schoonover of K.I. Sawyer gobbled down her red grapes Wednesday at the K.I. Sawyer Community Center just like they were cand. more »»

Seniors can stay active with the right exercises

July 19, 2016 MARQUETTE — Not every senior wants to keep in shape by lifting 20-pound weights or running marathons. Sometimes lifting 2-pound weights in the privacy of their own homes is enough. more »»

 
 
 

 

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