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Menopausal woman may be able to cut their hot flashes in half simply by learning to relax. A Swedish study reported the effects of relaxation techniques learned in group therapy. The study team focused on 60 healthy women who had been seeing their doctors for hot flashes that occurred at least 50 times a week. […]

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Adjective: Clamant  (KLAY-munt) Definition: 1. Clamorous, blatant 2. Demanding attention: urgent Sample sentence: Clamant students gathered outside the college president’s office, protesting the denial of tenure for a popular professor.

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Today’s Answer: My Girl Winner: Ashley Today’s winner is Ashley! 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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Iyengar yoga has been proven to help ease back pain, and researchers in Germany and Austria recently investigated whether it could also help patients with neck pain. A study team at Berlin’s Charité-University Medical Center, as well as study centers elsewhere in Germany and Austria, assigned 38 neck pain patients to learn yoga, and 39 […]

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Verb: Portend  (por-TEND) Definition: 1. To give an omen or anticipatory sign of 2. Indicate, signify Sample sentence:  Some people believe a black cat can portend impending danger.

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Last weekend I got to catch a local show in Marquette and one of the bands playing was a band called “1991 from Detroit.  I was impressed by how good they sounded and also the fact that they had a guest horn player on tour with them from France. I got a chance to talk […]

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Today’s Answer: Tremors Winner: Jake Today’s winner is Jake! 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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Noun: Froufrou  (FROO-froo) Definition: 1. A rustling especially of a woman’s skirt. 2. Showy or frilly ornamentation. Sample sentence: Styled in the manner of a Victorian mansion, the bed-and-breakfast featured so much froufrou that guests were afraid to touch anything.

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Expressing a positive attitude toward aging may make the difference in whether you can bounce back from disability. A study from the Yale School of Public Health found that seniors who accentuate the positive stereotypes of age and aging are more likely to recover from a health setback than those who view aging negatively. Over […]

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Today’s Answer: You’ve Got Mail Winner: Marla Today’s winner is Marla! 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 ti

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