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Noun: Nepenthe  ( nuh-PENTH-ee) Definition: 1. A potion used by the ancients to induce forgetfulness of pain or sorrow. 2. Something capable of causing oblivion of grief of suffering. Sample sentence: The death of her father bothered her so much that Sarah looked to alcohol as a nepenthe for a number of weeks.

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When you pick up a new prescription or refill, make sure the drug name and strength match what your doctor prescribed. If you don’t understand the label directions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Take your medicine exactly as your doctor prescribes.

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Congratulations to Barbara! She answered today’s trivia question with the correct answer that you should drinking a glass of room temperature water before and after every donation and win a two Gigabyte jump drive from BioLife Plasma Services in Marquette. Be sure to visit BioLife at www.biolifeplasma.com!

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Today’s Answer: How To Train Your Dragon Winner: Tammy Today’s winner is Tammy! 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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Adjective: Heinous  (HAY-nus) Definition: Hatefully, or shockingly evil: abominable. Sample sentence: The former dictator will have to stand trial for the role he played in his government’s heinous treatment of political dissidents.

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Noun: Flehmen  (FLAY-mun) Definition: A mammalian behavior (as of horses or cats) in which the animal inhales with the mouth open and upper lip curled to facilitate exposure of the vomeronasal organ to a scent or pheromone. Sample sentence: The vet explained to the children that what appeared to be a display of anger in […]

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If you find yourself with frequent heartburn, gas or bloating after you eat, the problem may be poor digestion. An easy way to help keep your system in check – take your time with meals! Only eat while seated, thoroughly chew each bite, and avoid eating large late night dinners to help keep your body’s […]

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The spring Record Show is going this Saturday from 10am to 4pm in the Peter White Lounge at the University Center at NMU. I always love these events because they have lots of cool posters,  music, and movies.  There’s the joy for myself to just search out and find music that I don’t own yet.  […]

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Congratulations to Dave! He answered today’s trivia question with the correct answer that it’s takes about 45 minutes to separate the whole blood components from the plasma and win a two Gigabyte jump drive from BioLife Plasma Services in Marquette. Be sure to visit BioLife at www.biolifeplasma.com!

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Today’s Answer: The Hunger Games Winner: Erin Today’s winner is Erin! 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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