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Tooshlights and leftovers
I'm not sure why this came to the health reporter, but perhaps there's a connection. In response to what apparently is a critical need, an entrepreneur has developed Tooshlights, "the first of its kin...
12/3/13 at 12:31 PM 'Vast Majority' Monday 11/29/13 at 5:03 PM
'I hate vegetables' and other excuses 11/27/13 at 10:11 AM
Medicare answers available
Medicare beneficiaries and those nearing retirement will have opportunities to get their questions answered this month: * Dec. 5, Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 4831 Grand Ave. * Dec. 11, Arrowhead Re...
11/27/13 at 11:00 PM Quit now, with help 11/20/13 at 11:00 PM
For horses, of course 11/19/13 at 11:00 PM
Dine and Dash
This weekend we happened to be out of town at dinner time (or supper, if you grew up the way I did!). Our restaurant of choice was a pizza buffet. It doesn't really matter which one - we've been to th...
11/19/13 at 6:03 PM Dropping Like Flies 12/3/10 at 1:49 PM
Wherein I pretend to be a medical professional. 11/12/10 at 4:19 PM
Update: Minnesota looking into Obamacare changes
By Don Davis Minnesota officials are trying to determine whether President Barack Obamas Thursday health care changes will affect the state. Our Department of Commerce and MNsure staff are presently a...
11/14/13 at 6:41 PM Minnesota not clear about Obamacare changes impact 11/14/13 at 12:16 PM
Exchanges open with some sputters 10/2/13 at 8:12 AM
Sometimes in Duluth, We Don't Hear About All The Good Works Elsewhere
For example, there is an organization in MN called Rural Renewable Energy Alliance.Those folks who cannot afford to pay their fuel oil bills can be having solar panels put on their houses. What a grea...
10/28/13 at 4:13 AM Rockin for Hope, Oct. 20th, Sunday Fundraiser and Benefit 10/10/13 at 6:29 AM
DCIS VALIDATION Study 5/3/13 at 3:11 PM
The language of health care
Awhile back, I wandered into an Internet discussion about the use of the word "non-compliant" to describe patients who didn't follow the doctor's instructions or take their medications as directed. ...
10/17/13 at 10:20 AM 5 things to think about before you pink 10/10/13 at 9:44 AM
Making friends with the patient portal 10/7/13 at 3:39 PM
The Nanny McPhee Effect
"There is something you should understand about the way I work. When you need me but do not want me, then I must stay. When you want me but no longer need me, then I have to go. It's rather sad, reall...
10/8/13 at 10:14 AM Where in the World has Natasha been this Summer? 7/13/13 at 11:11 AM
Hooooooold on....... 4/18/13 at 5:56 PM
Worst than e-mails
It's a common complaint. E-mails -- hundreds of them -- eat up our time at work every day, reducing productivity. But according to a recent Wall Street Journal story, nearly 30 percent more work is ...
9/23/13 at 6:59 PM Essentia, how big is it? 7/22/13 at 5:35 PM
West Duluth CVS opens, Superior is next 9/17/12 at 1:48 PM
There are lots of local healthy wellness opportunities. For example Oct. 8th there is one on Macrobiotic Diets from 6:30-8:00 p.m. by Cherie Griffith. November 12th there there is one on Exploring a H...
9/22/13 at 2:02 PM 23 and Me 6/24/13 at 6:22 PM
Overweight, Health Issues 5/15/13 at 3:15 PM
Get Your Car Seat Checked
The car seat clinic is open to the public, no appointment needed. Thursday, June 6th 2-4pm Alexandria Fire Department 302 Fillmore Street (west side of the fire hall) Did you know Seven out of 10 c...
6/4/13 at 3:07 PM DOUGLAS COUNTY GOES STREET SMART 8/2/12 at 2:22 PM
Top Five Things to Do Today to Improve Your Health 2/16/12 at 10:45 AM
The Ultimate Offensive Weapon
At breakfast this morning I announced that I am no longer buying tortilla chips. My husband and I cant handle having them in the house. Period. This may seem extreme and if you saw my pantry, you mi...
3/14/13 at 4:51 PM Coaching: Honesty 3/16/12 at 10:45 AM
Priming Your Motivation 3/1/12 at 11:46 AM
The Cold War
It seems to me that winter would have no exciting news if we had no cold or flu outbreaks of which to report. I long have suffered from colds myself and have explored many different forms of p...
1/19/13 at 6:45 AM A Perfect World 12/30/12 at 6:41 AM
End of the Line 1: Lance’s Confession: The Question of Significance in Role Models
END OF THE LINE: This is the first of many to come as the Flensburg Files opens a new category called End of the Line. All Change Please, which focuses on the downfall of celebrities and the end of ...
1/18/13 at 4:53 AM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 2:11 PM The Seasonal, Annual, Holiday, Snuffling Cold 11/28/12 at 2:26 PM
What Does It Take to Be an Expert? 4/5/12 at 12:19 PM
Life Sucks Sometimes
My 16 year old son was diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel disease, Chrons a few weeks ago. Since that time my world has been turned upside down as I try first to understand what Chrons is and to ...
10/31/12 at 2:58 PM "Let Us Strip Off Every Weight That Slows Us Down" 6/30/11 at 7:48 AM