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Cutting down on salt may help your bones. That’s the word from Australian researchers who found that middle-aged women following a low-salt diet to control high blood pressure excreted less calcium than women on a high carbohydrate, low-fat diet. The investigators suggested that the change in urinary excretion of calcium could benefit bones in the […]

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The Miner boys took on Manistique on Tuesday afternoon coming out on top by a final score of 73 to 44. Join us on Thursday the 5th when the Miners will take on Escanaba with tip-off at 7:30pm and pre-game at 7:00pm. Only on your home for Negaunee Miners basketball all season long, Sunny 101.9 […]

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Adjective: Flagrant (FLAY-grunt) Definition: Conspicuously offensive; especially so obviously inconsistent with what is right or proper as to appear to be a flouting of law or morality Sample sentence: The United Nations is investigating what seem to be flagrant violations of human rights by the junta.

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If you get frequent headaches, including migraines, air pollution may to be blame, at least for some of them. Researchers in Chile recently reported on the results of a study in Santiago Province, an area surrounded by the Coastal and Andes mountains and therefore topographically susceptible to pollution. The investigators found that hospital admissions for […]

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Adjective: Intrepid (in-TREP-id) Definition: Characterized by resolute fearlessness, fortitude, and endurance. Sample sentence: She was an intrepid child, always coming home with scrapes and bruises, but also with great stories of “adventures.”

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Exercise can bring on severe headaches in some individuals who suffer from migraines, but a new study from Sweden suggests that for many, exercise may work as well as prescription drugs to prevent the painful headaches. For their study, the researchers, from the University of Gothenberg in Sweden recruited 91 migraine patients and divided them […]

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Marquette – December 23, 2011 – Great Lakes Radio, BioLife and Marquette County give back to our veterans. At 10:30 this morning, Great Lakes Radio and BioLife attended a party at D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veteran in their honor. We took time to honor them today with gifts and some simple comforts for their needs […]

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Noun: Perquisite (PER-kwuh-zut) Definition: 1. A privilege or profit made in addition to regular pay 2. A gratuity or tip 3. Something held or claimed as an exclusive right or possession. Sample sentence: One perquisite of the job is use of a company car.

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One of my biggest passions, which works right into the whole radio thing, is recording.  And one of the subscriptions that I recommend anyone is to Tape Op. I got it shown to me last here when I was working a game here at the station.  A lot of the people in interviews I usually […]

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If you often feel dizzy or faint after standing up, consider having your blood pressure checked. Low blood pressure (hypotension) is often due to dehydration, but can also be the result of sodium loss, abnormal heart rhythms, neurological disorders or overly aggressive drug treatment for high blood pressure. Low blood pressure can result in dizziness, […]

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