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BCBSND’s Adolescent HPV Vaccination Rates Rank No. 2 in the Nation
A BCBSA Health of America Report shows that 58 percent of adolescents with BCBSND insurance received a first dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine by their 13th birthday, ranking North Dakota...
2/14/18 at 2:05 PM 2018 Rural Health Grant Program Open for Applications 12/21/17 at 2:43 PM
Why Insurance Premiums Rise 11/16/17 at 9:43 AM
"To us, it's almost the whole thing. Racing is just this little, tiny ritual we go through after everything else has been done. It's a hood ornament." -- Bruce Denton on training in "Again to Carthage...
2/12/18 at 6:58 PM The Perfect Escape 2/8/18 at 7:07 PM
Into the Great Wide Open 2/5/18 at 5:15 PM
UND Physician Keeping USA Men’s Hockey Healthy, Among 12 Alums With Olympic Connections
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Competition on the international stage never gets old for Dr. Phil Johnson. And for the next two weeks, Johnson, a clinical professor of surgery at UNDs School of Medicine ...
2/9/18 at 8:54 AM UND Physical Therapy Clinic Gives While Providing Students Best Training in the Business 1/29/18 at 10:21 AM
Catching Health Problems Early: Research Team Seeks Early Clues 8/31/16 at 12:38 PM
Why You Should Do an Annual Financial Check-Up
We are told to get an annual physical to make sure we're healthy. Just like our bodies, our finances also need an annual check-up. The good news is that there is free, safe help from LSS Financial Cou...
1/31/18 at 6:30 AM How Full Is Your Credit Bucket? 1/29/18 at 6:28 AM
Which of These 5 Money Personalities Do You Identify With? 1/8/18 at 6:27 AM
Enrolling in Medicare Part a and B
Often people are confused about when to enroll in Medicare. Let's look at several scenarios and discuss when you should enroll in Medicare. Medicare publishes a booklet called Enrolling in Medicare Pa...
1/26/18 at 12:42 PM Health Savings Accounts and Medicare Part a & Part B 2/2/17 at 7:28 AM
Killer Crisis: Infants Increasingly Born Addicted to Opiates
By John Lundy When Theresa Wanless learned she was five months pregnant with her second child, she knew something had to change. I immediately told my OB, Im addicted to heroin, the Duluth woman rel...
1/10/18 at 4:37 PM Killer Crisis: Economic Opportunities Play a Role in Opioid Abuse 1/10/18 at 4:35 PM
Killer Crisis: Genetics One of Many Causes for Opioid Addiction 1/4/18 at 8:44 AM
ALS: Bringing Awareness to This Neurodegenerative Disease
Background Information on ALS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, is adebilitating disease that can often be difficult to diagnose. ALS can mimic, or appear to be, many of ...
12/3/17 at 11:47 PM The Science and Reality Behind Concussions 11/13/17 at 5:53 PM
Where Did My Car Keys Go? Alzheimers in a Nutshell 11/7/17 at 2:04 PM
The Bridges of Schlema, Germany
Part three of the historic bridge tour in the western part of the Ore Mountain region (German: Erzgebirge) takes us northeast to Bad Schlema. When we think of the community of about 5,700 inhabitant...
11/7/17 at 4:57 PM
Put Politics Aside and Use the Facts to Improve US Healthcare
Regarding the upcoming Senate vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act that has helped millions more Americans obtain health coverage regardless of preexisting conditions.Our country is at a competitive...
9/22/17 at 11:24 AM $4.00 gas got you down? Check out today's free Bike Summit 9/15/12 at 7:42 AM
Bike Share lunch and learn Wednesday 9/4/12 at 5:11 AM
*New Video* Conversation at a Marijuana Store: VPNW #4
"I just smoked 10 minutes ago." In Clackamas, just outside Portland, Oregon, I entered Stoney Only marijuana dispensary. I expected them to resist being on camera, as had another pot store I visited....
9/8/17 at 8:00 AM Breaking the Taboo of Mental Illness 10/12/16 at 11:58 AM
Traveling Iran, Part Two: Irrigation, Development, and Health Care 6/12/16 at 9:14 AM
Reflecting on 75 Years of Conservation in Washington County
On July 16, 1939, the front page of the St. Paul Sunday Pioneer Press was filled with images of eroding farm fields and crumbling ravines in the St. Croix Valley. War has been declared on erosion that...
8/10/17 at 9:39 AM Inside a Tiny Fairy Kingdom 8/29/16 at 2:11 PM
Mild Winter – Frozen Septic? 3/1/12 at 10:54 AM
The Risk of Salmonella Infection From Baby Poultry
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) warns of the potential danger to people who come into contact with live poultry, especially chicks, ducklings and other baby birds. Contact with live poul...
4/10/17 at 1:28 PM Department of Health Urges Caution During Tick Season 4/7/17 at 10:31 AM
Department of Health Encourages Individuals to Become Educated During STD Awareness Month 4/5/17 at 10:00 AM
How Should We Feel About Working-Class White Voters Having ‘Trump Regret?’
Working on my Sunday column for The Forum. Topic is an internal struggle I'm having about reports of white, working-class voters showing some regret about voting for Donald Trump. With the release of ...
3/10/17 at 8:54 AM
Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine
By Robert Jones EAPTrainer, The Village Business Institute For years Ive struggled with something about myself, the embarrassing guilty pleasure I just cant quit because it brings a bit of sanity int...
3/7/17 at 7:02 AM Which way do you face when the winds of change blow? 9/5/14 at 12:02 PM
It’s Tournament Time!
If it's February, that means it's high school "tournament time" for the region. Check out the recent changes to two upcoming Fargotournaments. By Fargo Public Schools Student Activities District Direc...
2/11/17 at 9:05 AM ND Senate Testimony - Bill 2048 1/26/15 at 7:45 AM
Saving Life a Group Effort – Local Hero Honored 9/25/14 at 3:59 PM