11:16 am
Wed April 16, 2014

MGH given donor award in honor of Sanaz Nezami

Sanaz Nezami

MARQUETTE, MI--   Marquette General Hospital is being honored by Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson for it recent organ donation efforts.  The Shining Star Award is given for exceptional dedication and/or extraordinary efforts in the area of organ and tissue donor awareness.  

MGH is receiving the award for the care given to Sanaz Nezami—an Iranian doctoral student at Michigan Tech who suffered a traumatic brain injury at the hands of her husband. 

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12:03 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Alzheimer's Association readies for yearly conference

Ruth Almén

Ruth Almén, Director of the U.P. Region of the Greater Michigan Chapter of the 

Alzheimer's Association, talks about the Association's annual conference next week and what's going on in the research sector. 


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11:07 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Final day to sign up for health exchanges for this year

LANSING, MI (AP)--   Advocates and insurers are making a last-ditch push to sign up Michigan residents for coverage under the federal health care law. 

People who start an application by Monday can enroll for this year in the insurance exchanges created under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

Enrollment events are scheduled across the state.

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9:15 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Holistic Fair to offer natural healing modalities

Cindy Engle

MARQUETTE, MI--   People interested in natural healing solutions for a healthy lifestyle are invited to the 15th annual Spring Holistic Health Fair this weekend in Marquette.  

The group Natural Connections is hosting the event.  Board member Cindy Engle says the fair will offer massage, chiropractic, natural products, reflexology, natural oils, authors, and presentations on several different topics. 

Engle says the holistic approach is becoming better-known as a legitimate healing alternative. 

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10:45 am
Wed March 19, 2014

PTSD patients now able to get medical marijuana card in Michigan

Steve Arwood

LANSING, MI (MPRN)--   Michiganders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder can now get a card to use medical marijuana. 

The state’s Director of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Steve Arwood, gave final approval to add PTSD to the state’s medical marijuana program about a week after it was recommended by a state review panel.

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