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Skip grapefruit and its juice if you’re taking an antihistamine for a cold or allergies. A compound in grapefruit alters an enzyme that helps break down certain drugs in your body. That can lead to too much of the medicine being absorbed, potentially boosting side effects like drowsiness. Check Health.com/grapefruit-meds for a complete list of […]

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Why,  maybe some new eye glasses might help?  

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A recent study discovered that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – which include aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen – can reduce the effectiveness of the commonly used class of antidepressant called selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft and Celexa. Fifteen percent fewer subjects responded to SSRIs when taking NSAIDs compared to those not on […]

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Noun: layman (LAY-mun) Definition: 1. A person who is not a member of the clergy 2. A person who does not belong to a particular profession or who is not expert in some field Sample sentence: The Nobel laureate’s book is an introduction to physics that, despite its depth and detail, remains quite accessible to […]

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Muskegon – October 22, 2011 – The book “Understanding Women” has finally arrived in book stores: The new book is out and ready for review.

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This Sunday evening there’s a show that’s all ages at The Upfront & Company that I’m pretty excited about.  It features The Redettes, who are from right here in Marquette along with Maximum P&U.  Also playing are Wett Nurse (local reverb coated loud garage rock with a keyboard, a must see!) and duo Team Awesome. […]

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Spring Lake – October 21, 2011- Sweaty?  Schweddy What? Schweddy Balls Ice Cream Is Not The Choice Of Moms And I Agree Supporters and members of the One Million Moms group say NO.  Ben & Jerry’s Schweddy Balls ice cream featuring fudge-covered rum balls has been absent from MANY grocery freezers since it was unveiled. […]

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Adjective: Tawdry (TAW-dree) Definition: 1. Gaudy, showy and cheap 2. Low or mean Sample sentence: The mother refused to let her daughter wear the tawdry jewelry and sloppy clothes to school, even though she was informed it was the latest style.

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Researchers at Britain’s Roehampton University questioned 1,068 men and women about their eating and sleeping habits as well as how they rated their levels of happiness, anxiety and their physical health and weight. The results suggest that early birds are slimmer, healthier and happier than people who stay up later and get up later. Other […]

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Noun: Exodus (EK-suh-dus) Definition: 1. The mainly narrative second book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture 2. A mass departure: emigration Sample sentence: When the concert ended, the exodus of attendees clogged up traffic for miles.

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