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We’ve known for some time that eating tart cherries can help reduce the severity and duration of a gout attack – they have anti-inflammatory effects that seem to do the trick. Now a study from Boston University reveals that patients diagnosed with the disease who regularly consumed a half cup of cherries over a two […]

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Adjective: Nobby  (NAH-bee) Definition: cleverly stylish: chic, smart. Sample sentence: Sarah appeared at the party,  stunningly arrayed in a dark-blue dress, with a nobby hat to match.

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Today’s Answer: Christmas With The Kranks Winner: Jason Today’s winner is Jason! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Here’s a behavioral strategy that may help you control your weight: make a habit of reading food labels. A new study authored by an international team of researchers showed that women who read food labels routinely weighed almost nine pounds less than women who didn’t. The researchers analyzed data from the U.S. National Health Interview […]

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Verb: Connive  (kuh-NYVE) Definition: 1. To pretend ignorance of or fail to take action against something one ought to oppose. 2. To be indulgent or in secret sympathy: to cooperate secretly or have a secret understanding. 3. To engage in secret scheming: conspire. Sample sentence: Co-workers will connive against each other if they think it […]

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Yep! Another book in the current read section of my life.  After falling behind on reading for a while I’m back on schedule of actually reading once again. My girlfriend let me borrow Simon Pegg’s “Nerd Do Well” which came out earlier this year.  The book goes through his early life and has some hilarious […]

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Today’s Answer: Jingle All The Way Winner: Nicole Today’s winner is Nicole! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Verb: Scumble   (SKUM-bul) Definition: 1. To make (as color or a painting) less brilliant by covering with a thin coat of opaque or semiopaque color applied with a nearly dry brush. 2. To soften the lines or colors of (a drawing) by rubbing lightly Sample sentence: The artist is known for his ability to scumble […]

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The FDA has approved a new one-minute ultrasound scan for use in conjunction with screening mammograms in healthy women with dense breasts. Mammograms can yield inconsistent results regarding signs of cancer in dense breasts since both the tumors and the dense tissue show up as white areas on the film. According to data submitted to […]

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Today’s Answer: Scrooged Winner: Jessica Today’s winner is Jessica! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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