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An herbal remedy commonly used for depression, St. John’s Wort can make some drugs, including birth control pills, less effective. St. John’s Wort speeds up the breakdown of many drugs, lowering their levels in the bloodstream. Drugs besides birth control pills include blood thinners and anti-anxiety pills. Go to Health.com/st-johns-wort for a full list of […]

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Adjective: Pediculous (pih-DIK-yuh-lus) Definition: Infected with lice Sample sentence: Several third-graders had to be treated for lice after being exposed to a pediculous classmate.

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Negaunee – Students in the Negaunee High School were surprised by the sound they heard dismissing them from class Monday morning.  The school recently updated their intercom/bell to a brand new system.  The old system was starting to die out and it was getting difficult to hear in classrooms. Now you can hear the announcements […]

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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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In the latest installment of BIG MONDAY presented by McDonalds of Ishpeming our host Mike Plourde is joined by Great Lakes Radio football announcers Mark Evans and Greg Nelson. Mike and his guests discuss the 2011 regular season and also look to the playoffs. Join us every Monday night at 6:30pm for BIG MONDAY presented […]

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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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The Miners took on Westwood on Friday night with the Patriots coming out on top by a final score of  35 to 14. Westwood got on the board first scoring two TDs in the first quarter making the score 14 – 0 going into the second. The Patriots kept it up in the second quarter […]

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