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Today’s Answer: Predator Winner: Nikki Today’s winner is Nikki! 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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If a food is likely to lead to obesity, researchers term it “obesogenic.” So here’s an important question – is high fructose corn syrup more obesogenic than cane sugar? A parallel between the dramatic increase in HFCS consumption and obesity since 1980 makes it look as if the chemically synthesized corn-based sweetener really is a […]

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Adjective: Unwieldy  (un-WEEL-dee) Definition: Not easily managed, handled, or used (as because of bulk, weight, complexity, or awkwardness): cumbersome Sample sentence: The futon mattress was heavy and unwieldy, and the only effective way to move it was to slide it across the floor.

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Today’s Answer: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Winner: Kristen Today’s winner is Kristen! 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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Noun: Watershed  (WAW-ter-shed) Definition: 1. A dividing ridge between drainage areas or a region or area bounded peripherally by a divide and draining ultimately to a particular watercourse or body of water. 2. A crucial dividing point, line, or factor: turning point. Sample sentence:  Historians generally agree that the battle was a watershed in the […]

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Pimples aren’t just a teenage problem. They can affect us throughout adulthood, no matter our age, gender or skin type. The next time you have a breakout don’t reach for the tube of white cream you picked up at the store. You can create your own pimple remedy at home, with just a few ingredients […]

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Today’s Answer: The Runaways Winner: Samantha Today’s winner is Samantha! 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: Maieutic  (may-YOO-tik) Definition: Relating to or resembling the Socratic method of eliciting new ideas from another. Sample sentence: I am grateful to him for his maieutic inquiry about my own views, which had not crystallized.  

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Gout is a painful arthritic condition of the joints marked by elevated blood levels of uric acid. Historically considered a disease of excess, gout is associated with the consumption of protein-rich foods, certain prescription drugs, frequent alcohol consumption, and being overweight. If you have been diagnosed with gout or have a strong family history of […]

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Today’s Answer: Valentine’s Day Winner: Danielle Today’s winner is Danielle! 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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