Calendar – Health – “The Doctor’s In” Presentation on Back and Neck Pain – De. 13

December 10, 2017

Marquette – “The Doctor’s In” will offer a presentation on back and neck pain on Wednesday, December 13 at noon in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Kate Hosking of UP Rehab Services will discuss how to alleviate back and neck pain through physical therapy.

This Meet the Physicians Lunch and Learn is free of charge and open to all. For more information, 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Ironwood – Nov. 28

November 25, 2017

Ironwood – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Tuesday, November 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. C.S.T. at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital in Ironwood.

For an appointment, call Alicia Cook at 932-7627. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Chassell – Nov. 27

November 24, 2017

Chassell – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Monday, November 27 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Chassell High School in Chassell.

For an appointment, call the high school office at 523-4491. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Negaunee – Nov. 22

November 19, 2017

Negaunee – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Wednesday, November 22 from noon to 3 p.m. at Eastwood Nursing Center in Negaunee.

For an appointment, call Mary Collick at 475-7500.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Houghton – Nov. 15

November 12, 2017

Houghton – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Michigan Tech University Van Pelt Library in Houghton.

For an appointment, e-mail Sydnie Mazurek at ssmazure@mtu.edu. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Marquette – Nov. 12

November 9, 2017

Marquette – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Sunday, November 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Marquette.

For an appointment, call Charles Crotty at 362-3523 or Robert Jurkovich at 228-8861. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – “Addiction, the Addict and the Opioid Epidemic” Presentation – Nov. 9

November 6, 2017

Marquette – The Your Health lecture series at Northern Michigan University will present “Addiction, the Addict and the Opioid Epidemic” on Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall in NMU’s C.B. Hedgcock Building.

The featured speaker will be Dr. Talal Khan, assistant professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and chief of addiction services at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. Khan will discuss the magnitude of the opioid epidemic, which included 12.5 million people in the United States who misused prescription opioids in 2015, contributing to 15,281 deaths. The discussion will provide information on why addiction is considered a disease and how to recognize the distress of an addict.

The event is free and open to the public. Your Health is designed to provide qualified, general health information to area residents through a collaborative effort between Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, NMU and UP Health System-Marquette.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Manistique – Nov. 8

November 5, 2017

Manistique – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, November 8 from 1 to 5:15 p.m. at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.

For an appointment, call Ruth Annelin at 906-341-7578. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

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