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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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Here’s some news women can cheer: a large study performed in Sweden found that women who ate the most fruits and vegetables – nearly seven servings a day – had a risk of heart attack that was 20 percent lower than that of other women in the study. The researchers credited the antioxidants in the […]

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Verb: Hotdog  (HAHT-dawg) Definition: To perform in a conspicuous or often ostentatious manner; especially to perform fancy stunts and maneuvers. Sample sentence: The wide receiver would often hotdog in the end zone after catching a touchdown pass.  

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Got shown a cool store that is the largest independent bookstore in the world! It’s called Powell’s in Portland, Oregon. Been told it’s a whole city block and four stories tall!  I got the urge to explore all of a sudden…. If you aren’t near the store though, you can internet explore (like me!) on […]

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Today’s Answer: Tropic Thunder Winner: Pam Today’s winner is Pam! 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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Blood sugar in the “high normal” range – short of levels associated with diabetes or even pre-diabetes – can lead to brain shrinkage, according to results of a new study from Australia. Using multiple brain scans, researchers at the Australian National University in Canberra found evidence of the shrinkage in seniors between the ages of […]

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Noun: Cathexis  (kuh-THEK-sis) Definition: Investment of mental or emotional energy in a person, object, or idea. Sample sentence: Martha’s cathexis in her science project earned her the highest award at the science fair.

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Today’s Answer: Wizard Of Oz Winner: John Today’s winner is John! 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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Research from China suggests that drinking green tea may provide benefits beyond protecting us against cardiovascular diseases, esophageal cancer, high blood pressure and the development of Alzheimer’s Disease. In studies with mice, the investigators found that epigallocatechin-3 galate (EGCG), an antioxidant found in green tea, boosts production of neural progenitor cells. These progenitor cells can […]

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