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You’ve likely seen the advertisements promoting the idea that corn syrup is the same as sugar. There is a difference – high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has a slightly higher quantity of fructose than do traditional cane or beet sugars. But the big downside of HFCS isn’t that it is much less healthy than regular […]

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Noun: Megrim (MEE-grim) Definition: 1. a. Migraine b. dizziness or vertigo 2. a. Low spirits b. Whim or fancy Sample sentence: Cathy’s friends tried to convince her that a night on the town would help to alleviate her megrim, but she wasn’t buying it.

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Here’s more evidence that omega-3 fatty acids may help lessen depression, at least in mice. And it may also reduce the creatures’ alcohol cravings. Investigators at the Indiana University School of Medicine studied the effects of giving DHA, one of the omega 3 fatty acids found in fish oil, to mice bred to have bipolar […]

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Negaunee – Teal Lake is mirror perfect again this morning. Just before this mornings sunrise, I purchased a fresh 24 ounce cup of Holiday Pantry Coffee in Ishpeming on the way into work. Two creams tamed the robust Columbia taste. I headed East toward Marquette. Umm…as I sipped and breathed in the bean aroma…umm…as my […]

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Adjective: Preprandial (pree-PRAN-dee-ul) Definition: Of, relating to, or suitable for the time just before dinner. Sample sentence: Although dinner was served late, the preprandial conversation was so diverting that no one minded.

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Studies have shown that people with pets live longer and healthier lives. Make sure your dog lives a long and healthy life by not allowing certain foods into the dog’s diet. Dogs should never consume alcohol, including beer, wine or liquor. Caffeine, such as coffee, tea, chocolate or colas should not be given to your […]

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Verb: Condone (kun-DOHN) Definition: To regard or treat (something bad or blameworthy) as acceptable, forgivable or harmless. Sample sentence: The school handbook explicitly states that the staff and teachers will not condone any sort of bullying.

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A higher dietary intake of folate from produce and folic acid from fortified foods and supplements may lower the risk of colon cancer. This news comes from a study involving more than 99,000 participants in a cancer prevention study who were followed for eight years. Folate, also known as vitamin B9, is found naturally in […]

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Our host Mike Plourde is joined by members of the Ishpeming Hematites football team in the latest episode of BIG MONDAY presented live by McDonalds of Ishpeming. Mike also discusses the latest highlights in highschool sports from all around the UP. Join us every Monday night at 6:30pm for BIG MONDAY hosted by McDonalds of […]

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Noun: Hamartia (hah-mahr-TEE-uh) Definition: Tragic flaw Sample sentence: Greed was the hamartia that ultimately brought down the protagonist.

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