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Simply getting an extra hour or so of shuteye might help lower your blood pressure. A study published online on November 22, 2012 by the Journal of Sleep Research suggested that individuals with high blood pressure or prehypertension could bring their pressure down if they got an extra hour of sleep per night. The study […]

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Adjective: Roseate  (ROH-zee-ut) Definition: 1. Resembling a rose especially in having a pink color 2. Overly optimistic: viewed favorably Sample sentence: Her memories of her childhood are pleasant, bordering on roseate; some of her siblings recall things a bit differently.

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Today’s Answer: Pineapple Express Winner: Ted Today’s winner is Ted! 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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Adjective: Idiopathic  (id-ee-uh-PATH-ik) Definition: 1. Arising spontaneously or from an obscure or unknown cause 2. Peculiar to the individual Sample sentence: Some dogs have idiopathic epilepsy, which means there’s no real explanation for their seizures, though even a reasonably mild stressor may increase the odds of a seizure.

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We know that sugary soft drinks can promote weight gain, but they also can worsen arthritis of the knee, particularly in men. This association was revealed in an analysis of data from more than 2,100 men and women participating in a large osteoarthritis study who had provided information on their eating habits, including their soft […]

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In the past few weeks I’ve gotten to experience more of a joy with music than I had.  I’ve always loved to play music with people, either in a band, or jamming or just by chance.  I haven’t had a chance to really play bass with people since I moved to Marquette (guitar is another […]

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Today’s Answer: The Great Outdoors 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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The cause of the upswing in food allergies between 1997 and 2007 may be related to increasing levels of dichlorophenols, chemicals found in pesticides and used to chlorinate water. A study published in the December 2012 issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found a connection between levels of dichlorophenols found in the […]

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Adjective: Intemperate  (in-TEM-puh-rut) Definition: 1. Not moderate or mild: severe 2. Lacking or showing lack of restraint 3. Given to excessive use of alcoholic beverages Sample sentence: The journalist eventually apologized for her intemperate rant against the governor.

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Today’s Answer: Tombstone Winner: Kara Today’s winner is Kara! 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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