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  • 1/18/2017 MARINETTE — A new support group has been established in the area for anyone that has been affected by cancer.

  • One less life  impacted by cervical cancer
    1/4/2017 Cervical cancer used to be one of the most common causes of cancer death in women in the United States. Since the start of the Pap test (also called a Pap smear) more than 50 years ago, the rate of death from cervical cancer has decreased dramatically. When detected early, cervical cancer remains one of the most successfully treated cancers.

  • Making resolutions stick in 2017
    12/28/2016 Along with singing “Auld Lang Syne” at the start of the New Year, making resolutions is a tradition for millions of Americans. However, while choosing a resolution is easy, sticking to it can feel impossible.

  • Get smoke out of your life for good
    12/21/2016 It’s never easy to stop smoking. But it’s easier than it once was for non-smokers and ex-smokers to get smoke out of their lives.

  • Help and hope for the holiday blues
    12/14/2016 The holiday season is supposed to be a festive, happy time, full of fun and excitement.
    But for many of us, this merry time of year can be anything but.

  • 12/14/2016 Jody Coopmans, owner of The DOG Nanny Group, warns her clients and local pet owners that simple holiday traditions, such as trimming the tree and decorating the house, can pose potential problems to pets if not monitored carefully.

  • What’s new this flu season?
    12/7/2016 Most everyone knows that getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and foremost way to protect yourself and your family members from getting the flu.

  • 12/7/2016 MARINETTE — With heating season fast approaching, Marinette County Public Health wants to remind residents to take action to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. According to the most recent Marinette County Environmental Health Profile, Marinette County resident’s emergency room visits for carbon monoxide poisoning are 1 ½ times higher than the state average.

  • 11/23/2016 Thankfulness is defined as the state of being grateful. If you are like me, you have many blessings that you are grateful for; health, family, faith, friends, employment, shelter, a sense of belonging.

  • 11/16/2016 This year’s Great American Smokeout will be observed this Thursday. The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to go the distance and quit smoking for good. By doing so, smokers will take an important step towards a healthier life — one that can lead to reducing cancer risk.

  • Healthy cooking for diabetes - get the family on board!
    11/16/2016 It’s important for you to take control of your health when you have diabetes. Following a healthy meal plan and increasing your activity level can help you control your weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose.

  • Preventing  osteoporosis
    11/9/2016 Make no bones about it, preventing osteoporosis is critical — and it starts with each of us.

  • What women can do in their 30s to be healthy in their 60s
    11/2/2016 Most people, who have been lucky enough to have good health, don’t think about how to keep that good health for their future selves. But as you reach your 30s, it is the perfect time to take advantage of your good health and prolong it. Even if you’re over the age of 30, it’s never too late to start on the road to a healthy version of yourself. Your 60-year-old-self will appreciate the positive changes you made when you were younger.

  • Numbers don’t lie - after school  programs are needed
    10/26/2016 One of our fast growing programs at our Y is our After School Program. Back in 2012, we began this program with just a handful of kinds at one site, Central Elementary in Menominee. Today, we are located at five sites serving nine schools throughout Marinette, Menominee and Peshtigo. That handful of kids has now risen to nearly 200 and it seems to grow every day.

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