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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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Aging gracefully is a healthy goal for everyone: accepting and embracing what time and experience brings us, while actively working to prevent and minimize the health concerns that naturally come with aging. In addition to regular low-impact exercise and proper supplementation, your diet is a good place to start your graceful aging endeavors. Add these […]

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Noun: Flotsam  (FLAHT-sum) Definition: 1. Floating wreckage of a ship or its cargo: floating debris. 2. Miscellaneous or unimportant material:  debris, remains Sample sentence:  The young couple’s apartment was adorned with the flotsam  of thrift stores and yard sales.

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Looks like winter hit Houghton a little harder than Marquette yesterday, and this video has been making the rounds around my friends because it sums up winter driving in the U.P.  Remember, drive safe this winter folks!

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Today’s Answer: Dracula Winner: Crystal Today’s winner is Crystal! 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: Eructation  (ih-ruk-TAY-shun) Definition: An act or instance of belching. Sample sentence: Excessive eructation is a common side-effect of some medications.

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Carrageenan is extracted from Irish moss, a red-hued seaweed. It is used to thicken ice cream, yogurt, cottage cheese, soymilk and other foods. Joanne K. Tobacman, M.D., associate professor of clinical medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, has conducted studies linking undegraded carrageenan – the type that is widely used in foods […]

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Today’s Answer: 40 Year Old Virgin Winner: Kathy Today’s winner is Kathy! 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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