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Health Tip – Apr. 3 – Protect Your Heart with a...

Older adults can have a reduced risk of developing heart disease if they include more Vitamin D in their diets. Vitamin D and fortified...

Today Is National Diabetes Alert Day

MARQUETTE, MI - (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Today is Diabetes Alert Day and Paula Ackerman from the UP Diabetes Outreach Network called in...

Program in Michigan Department of Community Health to Recieve Grant

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Diabetes Prevention and Control Program within the Michigan Department of Community Health has been...

Health Tip – Feb. 20 – 6,000 Steps to Good Health

Do you know how many steps you take each day? A typical adult female takes about 5,117, which is just about a two to...

Health Tip – Dec. 24 – Exercise Intensity Cuts Heart Disease...

You can walk for an hour a day, but that won’t necessarily affect your risk of heart disease or stroke. But walking fast or...

Flu Numbers Up in One Week

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The number of reported cases of the flu in Michigan jumped this week, according to state...

Health Tip – Nov. 30 – Blood Sugar and Brain Damage

Blood sugar in the “high normal” range - short of levels associated with diabetes or even pre-diabetes - can lead to brain shrinkage, according...

Health Tip – Oct. 22 – Are You a Sugar Addict?

An extraordinary collection of statistics assembled from many studies suggests just how dysfunctional Americans’ relationship with sugar has become. Incredibly,  Americans consume 130 pounds...

Health Tip – Oct. 3 – Even Temporary Weight Loss Decreases...

If you’re overweight, losing 10 percent of your weight (20 pounds if you weigh in at 200) may cut your risk of developing type...

Health Tip – Oct. 1 – Obesity Plus Low Vitamin D...

After analyzing data from 5806 participants in a large national health survey, researchers at Drexel University School of Public Health found that low levels...