Calendar – Health – NAMI Educational Meeting – Mar. 27

March 24, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette will offer an educational meeting on Monday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

Janelle Peters of Pathways Community Mental Health, and local Clubhouse director, will explain the Clubhouse concept. Clubhouses are programs for people with mental illnesses – who are called “members” in the voluntary program – and are active participants in their own recovery.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Exercise Science Seminar Series Presentations – Mar. 27

March 24, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s 2017 Exercise Science Seminar Series will feature “Effects of Exercise on Atherosclerosis” presented by Mansi Trivedi, on Monday, March 27 at 6:15 p.m. in room 109 of the Learning Resources Center at NMU.

The presentation titled “Fermented Foods and Athletic Performance” with Nara Paulsen will begin at 7:15 p.m. For more information, contact NMU Health and Human Science Professor Randall Jensen at 227-1184 or rajensen@nmu.edu. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Negaunee – Mar. 24

March 21, 2017

Negaunee – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive on Friday, March 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Honor Credit Union in Negaunee.

For an appointment, call Jessica Hooper at 475-4149 ext. 5028. Walk-ins are welcome.… Read the rest

Calandar – Health – Blood Drive in Gwinn – Mar. 24

March 21, 2017

Gwinn – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive on Friday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Honor Credit Union in Gwinn.

For an appointment, call Jessica Hooper at 475-4149 ext. 5028. Walk-ins are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – “Millions of Lives Saved: The Incredible Impact of Immunizations” Lecture – Mar. 23

March 20, 2017

Marquette – The Your Health Lecture Series will present “Millions of Lives Saved: The Incredible Impact of Immunizations” with Dr. B. Keith English on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Vaccines are among the most effective ways to prevent serious disease at any age. There are a growing number of misperceptions about immunizations that have sparked a national debate about public health. Join Dr. Keith English at this lecture to learn the facts about vaccines and the importance of immunizations.

Your Health Lecture Series is a collaborative community event sponsored by Northern Michigan University, UP Health System – Marquette and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

The event is free and open to the community. RSVP is requested to humanmedicine.msu.edu/yourhealthlectures.htm or by calling 616-234-2667.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Marquette – Mar. 22

March 19, 2017

Marquette – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, March 22 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Halverson Hall Lounge on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

No appointments are necessary.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – “Different Styles of Yoga and the Stress Hormone Cortisol” Presentation – Mar. 20

March 17, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s 2017 Exercise Science Seminar Series will feature “Different Styles of Yoga and the Stress Hormone Cortisol” presented by Meagan Hennekens on Monday, March 20 at 6:15 p.m. in room 109 of the Learning Resources Center at NMU.

For more information, contact NMU Health and Human Science Professor Randall Jensen at 227-1184 or rajensen@nmu.edu. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Munising – Mar. 20

March 17, 2017

Munnising – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Monday, March 20 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at Munising Memorial Hospital in Munising.

For an appointment, call Larry Hach at 906-202-0844.… Read the rest

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