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Happy 906 Day!

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Today, September 6th is 906 day! Show your UP Pride and celebrate this day! A couple of ways you can do that are enjoying the beautiful outdoor recreation we have available here in the UP. Another is to remember to… read more

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Back to School Safety

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School days bring congestion: Yellow school buses are picking up their charges, kids on bikes are hurrying to get to school before the bell rings, harried parents are trying to drop their kids off before work. It’s never more important… read more

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Gastroparesis Awareness Month

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What is gastroparesis? It is a gastrointestinal disorder that can cause mild to severe symptoms. In rare cases, gastroparesis can even become life threatening. However, there is still much to be learned about how to diagnose and treat this condition.… read more

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Manoomin

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Teaching about traditional wild rice, manoomin. Class is this coming Monday, July 17th. Hurry and RSVP soon!… read more

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UP4Health Challenges

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Nurturing Kids To Be Healthy

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Sometimes it’s the small, everyday decisions that can have the biggest impact on a child’s life. What if, one day, a little boy chose to eat an apple over a bag of chips and picked up a basketball instead of… read more

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Men’s Health Week

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This week is National Men’s Health Week! Take action by being healthy and encouraging the men in your life to make health a priority. A couple of ways to do this is    -Get good sleep -Toss out tobacco -Move… read more

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Leeks and Wintergreen Harvest Walk

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There is a harvest walk going on tomorrow, May 19th from 11 am to 5 pm. Meet at the A & M parking lot on U.S. 41 in Skandia, MI. This walk is presented by the NMU Center for Native… read more

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Bike Share Program

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Bike Month

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It’s Bike Month! Making communities bike-friendly can help reduce traffic congestion and increase the physical activity of residents. Learn how one Philadelphia resident is working to make his community a healthier and safer place for bicycling! This video is courtesy… read more

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