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A small Canadian study found that practicing yoga twice weekly for eight weeks reduced the symptoms of chronic pain and mental stress in women with fibromyalgia. The study is the first to look at the effects of yoga on levels of the hormone cortisol in women suffering with fibromyalgia. The condition, which predominantly affects women, […]

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Adjective: Slaphappy (SLAP-hap-ee) Definition: 1. Dazed and confused: punch-drunk 2. Buoyantly or recklessly carefree or foolish: happy-go-lucky Sample sentence: The students were all a little slaphappy after pulling an all-nighter to finish their group project by morning.

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Johnson and Johnson has reduced the maximum daily dose of its Extra Strength Tylenol pain reliever to lower risk of accidental overdose from acetaminophen, its active ingredient and the top cause of liver failure. Starting sometime this fall, labels on Extra Strength Tylenol packages will now list the maximum daily dose as six pills, or […]

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  Even though I’ve lived here for almost five years I’ve never been to the annual Blueberry Festival here in Marquette.  I talked about it a good bit tonight and that fact hit me.  I’ve seen it from far away when I walked downtown in previous years.  It sounds like quite an awesome thing, and […]

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Verb: Gallivant (GAL-uh-vant) Definition: 1. To go about usually ostentatiously or indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex 2. To travel, roam, or move about for pleasure Sample sentence: After graduating from college, Maureen decided to take time to gallivant all over Europe before heading back home to find a job.

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Although once considered just a nuisance, insect bites can lead to serious medical problems. Not only can certain insects spread diseases like West Nile Virus, the bites themselves can become infected with bacteria, like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Since bites are itchy, even without any worries about health problems, it is a good idea to […]

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Apologies on the really looooooooooooong break.  To say the least I had some things come up (like more projects!) and then I also took a week off. Anyways, back into this little thing. MIXING! My advice is to read this link on what exactly mixing entails.  It’s kind of the most not glamorous part of […]

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Noun: Volition (voh-LISH-un) Definition: 1. An act of making a choice or decision; also, a choice or decision made 2. The power of choosing or determining; will Sample sentence: The employee left the company of his own volition.

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As temperatures rise, your body works overtime to stay cool. Any outdoor activity in high heat is physically stressful and can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. Wear light, loose fitting clothing and don’t overdo it. One fact of heat is sweat. Even walking to your car in extreme heat can cause those […]

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Marquette, MI – Sunny 101.9 WKQS has been airing a new song since early June of 2011, and the response to “Everywhere Is Home” from the upcoming album “23 Red” by Antigone Rising has been very solid. Antigone Rising was catapulted into the spotlight in 2005 with their Hear Music/Lava Records debut release – “From the […]

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