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Nursing homes get financial bump as lawmakers OK health care bill
By Danielle Killey Nursing homes and other care facilities will get more state money than they have seen in years. Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, said the budget plan lawmakers approved last week inc...
5/18/13 at 6:40 PM Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes 5/16/13 at 10:09 PM
Seniors and caregivers rally for ‘five and five’ state aid increase 5/3/13 at 8:36 AM
Health care's new paternalism?
Is the patient's blood pressure at 120 over 80 or below and controlled with one or more medications if necessary? Check. Normal body mass index? Check. Recommended screenings carried out according t...
5/17/13 at 11:33 AM Change fatigue in health care 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
Moving in with the adult children 5/6/13 at 2:49 PM
Overweight, Health Issues
Here is a list of high calories foods to be avoided to sty away from the risk of obesity and other related issues. Lots of burgers, ice creams, drinks make it to this list of 27 foods with 1000 or mor...
5/15/13 at 4:15 PM Holistic Health and Healing 4/28/13 at 8:53 AM
Health Care Providers In The Local Region 3/9/13 at 8:29 AM
Facts about Alzheimer's
People interested in learning about memory loss and issues related to dementia have a place to go. The Alzheimers Association presents the Get the Facts education series during a Wednesday each month ...
5/14/13 at 12:00 AM UMD sorority raising awareness with #KidneyForKelsey 5/7/13 at 11:52 AM
Free jump rope at the Y 4/11/13 at 12:00 AM
DCIS VALIDATION Study
Genomic Health and ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group Announce Publication of Positive DCIS Validation Study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Findings Demonstrate Utility of Oncotype...
5/3/13 at 4:11 PM Breast Cancer Benefit, Tuesday, Dec. 4th 12/3/12 at 10:14 PM
Health and Human Services Conference, Last Day Today 10/9/12 at 6:55 AM
This week began like any other week (or any other week in North Dakota, at least): Sunday took us into what looked like it might be a snow day, but we forged ahead safely into programming at the Schoo...
4/18/13 at 6:56 PM New Year, Old Habits 1/6/13 at 1:51 PM
Surviving Power Struggles 11/28/12 at 10:36 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 5:51 PM Coaching: Honesty 3/16/12 at 11:45 AM
Priming Your Motivation 3/1/12 at 12:46 PM
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 7:45 AM A Perfect World 12/30/12 at 7:41 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 5:53 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 3:11 PM The Seasonal, Annual, Holiday, Snuffling Cold 11/28/12 at 3:26 PM
What Does It Take to Be an Expert? 4/5/12 at 1:19 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 3:58 PM "Let Us Strip Off Every Weight That Slows Us Down" 6/30/11 at 8:48 AM
West Duluth CVS opens, Superior is next
The new CVS pharmacy in West Duluth opened quietly Sunday, marking the pharmacy giant's entrance into the Twin Ports market. By Monday, people were filtering in at a good rate, greeted by a cheerful s...
9/17/12 at 2:48 PM Specialty tea shop coming to mall 5/3/12 at 9:53 AM
Walgreens opens in October 9/1/11 at 2:42 PM
DOUGLAS COUNTY GOES STREET SMART
Ever run a red light, jaywalk, or speed through a school zone? Some of us have. But none of us should. In our every day travels, we make decisions that affect the safety of those around us. Douglas Co...
8/2/12 at 3:22 PM Top Five Things to Do Today to Improve Your Health 2/16/12 at 11:45 AM
My Top 5 Favorite "Old Wives Tales" BUSTED. 1/21/11 at 4:13 PM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 4:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 2:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 9:00 AM
'Movember' about more than men's facial hair
Normally, I advise against it. Just as Liberaces impressive ability to wear sequin capes didnt guarantee you can do the same, not everyone can look good with a mustache. But for one month, I strongly ...
11/15/11 at 1:00 AM