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Patient care is not an easy job. For many of the caregivers for the 5.4 million Alzheimer’s patients in the U.S., it leads to loneliness, exhaustion, fear, stress and depression. Researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior looked at the benefits of meditation for a group of caregivers whose ages ranged from […]

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Adjective: Insipid (in-SIH-ped) Definition: 1. Lacking in taste or savor: tasteless. 2. Lacking in qualities that interest, stimulate or challenge. Sample sentence: The soup was insipid, even though it had an appealing appearance.

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Starting at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow morning the Marquette Unitarian Universalist Congregation youth will be sponsoring a “Pay It Forward” Day in the parking lot of Econo Foods in Marquette. You can call 360-1278 for more information.

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Today’s Answer: Rain Man Winner: Julie Today’s winner is Julie! 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: Troubadour (TROO-buh-dor) Definition: 1. A lyric poet or musician who performed chiefly in southern France and northern Italy in the 11th through 13th centuries. 2. A singer, especially of folk songs. Sample sentence: My favorite singer, Gordon Lightfoot, is a modern-day troubadour.

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If you are recommended to have a colonoscopy, don’t worry: it is a 30 to 60 minute, low-risk, common procedure. Here is what to expect: 1. A day or two before the procedure, patients are usually required to clean out their colon via a liquid diet and taking laxatives. 2. The day of the colonoscopy, […]

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The film “I Am Fishead” will be shown free tonight by Marquette: Occupy the U.P. at 7 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room.

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Today’s Answer: The Graduate Winner: Tracy Today’s winner is Tracy! 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: Damask (Dam-usk) Definition: 1. A firm lustrous fabric (as of linen, cotton, silk, or rayon) made with flat patterns in a satin weave on a plain-woven ground on jacquard looms. 2. Hard elastic steel ornamented with wavy patterns and used especially for sword blades; also, the characteristic markings of this steel 3. A grayish […]

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Despite being one of the most preventable and curable cancers, over 140,000 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed and over 50,000 people die from this disease each year. One in 19 men and one in 20 women will develop it over their lifetime. The American Cancer Society recommends a colonoscopy for everyone over age […]

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