Nutritional awareness

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I commend Dr. McClean for his nutritional awareness The subject and the disinformation about Dr. Kilmer McCully in his 1969 book: The Homocysteine Theory of Arteriosclerosis, has been going on since that time, with the pharmaceutical laughing at Dr. McCully, when he ...

The things we are most thankful for haven’t changed


Our world has changed drastically in the past two years, but in some of the most important ways it has stayed the same. Probably none of us could’ve imagined in the winter of 2019 that colloquial seasonal greetings like “Have a safe, happy and healthy holiday” would take on such ...

Climate numbers matter

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: At the International Climate Conference in Scotland, scientists grappled with troubling numbers. The human species is ejecting 50 billion tons of greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere a year primarily by burning coal, oil, and gas. So far, these heat trapping gasses have locked ...

Liquid spirits do harm

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am going to try and write this letter and not sound self-centered, judgmental or religious, because I’m not. But, someone has to denounce crazy ideas that would make God’s house anything but a home of worship and prayer. I’m talking about the Paster and Brewster from ...

Whitmer, stay firm on avoiding mandates


Much like last holiday season, Michigan is getting slammed with a wave of COVID-19 infections. While this is discouraging, we’re pleased to see that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is avoiding lockdowns and other orders she relied on for much of the pandemic. In recent weeks, Michigan has led the ...

Giving Tuesday worth taking time to donate for


For the fifth year, the Portage Health Foundation is raiding money for local charities through its Giving Tuesday. The program that PHF has dubbed “Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is” is one where the PHF will match up to $100,000 total in donations made to local non-profits as part of ...