| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Barbara Ann (Punt) May, 56, of Cavetown Church Road in Cavetown, Md., passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at her home.
Born July 23, 1956, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Thomas D. Punt Sr. and Marie E. (Shifflett) Punt.
She was a...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:22 AM
How are your microbes doing today? Yes, your personalized, bazillion little bacteria working their magic in your stomach and intestines and -- if you're to believe many recent reports -- may be causing you problems with auto-immune issues.
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:39 AM
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge has ruled that medical marijuana users who follow the state's medical marijuana law may collect unemployment benefits.
The Lansing State Journal reports (http://on.lsj.com/WM6U8a ) Ingham County Circuit Judge...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Teenagers don’t get skin cancer. At least, that’s what Katie Carmichael believed.
But an indentation on her leg tells a different story — a scar that remains five years after a specialist removed an inch of flesh, half a centimeter...
| Jan 30, 2013
The recommended schedule of vaccines for children is safe and has done much to dramatically lower the incidence of devastating illnesses, according to a new national scientific study that was partly led by a Northwestern University professor....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Growing children need the right nutrients, as well as plenty of exercise, in order to develop healthy bones. Two of the most important "ingredients" for building strong bones are calcium and Vitamin D, especially for teenagers undergoing a growth spurt. ...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:21 PM
I don't envy the job the Baseball Writers' Association of America members have in choosing the 2013 Hall of Fame class.
This year they must contend with the "steroid ballot" as names such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mike Piazza and Sammy Sosa...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Joseph H. Gasco, of Pellston and formerly of Harbor Springs and Boyne Falls, passed away Dec. 29, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan at the age of 57.
Heaven now has another Angel.
He was born on Dec. 9, 1955, in Petoskey, the son of John and Irene...
| Jan 4, 2013
So there we were at the dinner table several days ago — me, my 20-year-old daughter Eleanor and my dad Sam, who is 86.
We dwell in the semi-remote, cable-free section of Lake County around Lake Jem, and we were talking about a horse that ended...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Some stories are harder to write than others. Obituaries are among the hardest, as the represent an obligation to do justice to the folks who have passed and hopefully to bring solace to their loved ones.
Some of Laguna's best and brightest died in...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:25 PM
It’s been more than five years since Michael Tomlin was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The diagnosis, made just before his 30th birthday, was two years in coming as other medical conditions were ruled out.
Tomlin said it’s a hard disease...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Loretta B. Cosens, 76, of Harbor Springs, passed away Dec. 19, 2012, at her home.
She was born Jan. 9, 1936, in Chicago, to John and Julia (Prcypiorski) Droszcz. She attended St. Hedwig school in Chicago and graduated from Harbor Springs High School in...