Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 19 Dec 2014 12:32:21 EDTFri, 19 Dec 2014 12:32:21 EDT nursing student to visit elite policy summit in Washington - A Northern Michigan University licensed practical nursing instructor and one of the college's first students in its new Doctor of Nursing Practice program is one of 200 students nationwide selected to attend a policy summit on the...Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhooping cough reported in Dickinson County MOUNTAIN - Health officials have confirmed eight cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, in Dickinson County since October. This represents an increase in confirmed cases since Dec. 5, when five cases had been confirmed.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTCancer patients in US testing drugs on mouse 'avatars' often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same - with the hope of curing their own disease.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTHealthy holiday hints here holidays are a special time of year with family, friends, relatives, co-workers, neighbors, and others. It is a time to celebrate and many opportunities are there for us to attend and be part of various parties and holiday events.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTDNA directs diet, exercise - A Marquette fitness center is offering a DNA test that considers key indicators for nutrition and fitness on 33 genes, then uses that information to tailor personal workout and diet recommendations.Tue, 9 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT