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Why the Three Strikes Rule for Sports Concussions Is Vital
Coaches, players, and parents should start adhering to the three strikes rule when it comes to concussions. This rule states that any player that has sustained three concussions in a single season mus...
3/27/17 at 8:30 PM Concussion: Not Something to Be Taken Lightly 3/24/17 at 9:09 AM
What Happens in Addiction?? 3/21/17 at 5:21 AM
Utilities: What Would We Do Without Them?
Can you imagine life without electricity and heat? During a Minnesota winter wed be going to bed at 4 pm in December and have to sleep under a pile of smelly bear skins. We take our access to utilitie...
3/22/17 at 12:31 AM Tips for Getting a Roommate to Increase Income 3/15/17 at 12:40 AM
Making Late Payments: More Than Just a Late Fee 3/13/17 at 12:40 AM
Backyard Chicken Keeping Open House
An open house to discuss backyard chicken keeping in Fargo will be Wednesday, March 22, from 4-5:30 p.m., in the Oak Room at Fargo Cass Public Health. The open house will begin with a short presentati...
3/20/17 at 4:55 AM Kick Butts Day Promotes Tobacco-Free Lifestyle 3/15/17 at 2:24 AM
North Dakota’s Kindergarten Vaccination Rates Increase 2/27/17 at 7:01 AM
17 North Dakota Communities Benefit From Rural Health Grant Program
We believe in supporting innovative solutions to help improve the health of North Dakotans in small towns. Throughout our company's 77-year history, we have consistently worked with others to help i...
3/16/17 at 4:46 AM From Stress Test to Open-Heart Surgery 2/22/17 at 3:09 AM
Take This to Heart 2/1/17 at 3:10 AM
Lawmaker Tells Chairman Not to ‘Cower Behind Gavel’ Over Prescription Medicine Issue
It is personal for Rod Hamilton. The Minnesota state representative, a multiple sclerosis patient for 20 years, cannot get a committee chairman to consider a bill he says will help people like him w...
3/15/17 at 2:30 AM Poultry Industry on ‘Higher Alert’ for Bird Flu Outbreak 3/9/17 at 4:04 AM
Dayton Wants 10 Percent Budget Hike 1/25/17 at 10:58 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
Health Savings Accounts and Medicare Part a & Part B
You can't contribute to a Health Savings Account once you're enrolled in Medicare. This IRS rule should be considered whenyou have a Health Savings Account and want to sign up for Medicare A & B.(...
2/2/17 at 7:28 AM
My Return to Running
One day can make all the difference. Sometimes it takes no more than a single run to remember that hard work pays off. Thankfully, that run came today, just when I needed it most. After nearly 4 we...
1/12/17 at 9:57 PM Over Rivers and Rails 7/17/16 at 7:45 PM
Commitment to Pain 6/19/16 at 1:32 PM
Resolving to Put Your Health First
When my kids get sick I make sure that they get the finest medical care that our insurance will provide. Sometimes even going places where our insurance doesn't cover. But if it is my health, I seem...
1/4/17 at 10:23 AM How Are You? 3/8/16 at 10:11 AM
Life Will Start When My To-Do List Is Done 7/8/14 at 8:34 AM
Be Part of NDAD’s Mission; Take Part in Giving Hearts Day 2017
NDAD & Giving Hearts Day 2017. The longtime charity helping people with disabilities and health challenges is, for the first time, part of the region's rapidly growing annual regional giving even...
1/3/17 at 8:52 AM Home on the Range Awarded 3rd Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant 12/12/16 at 3:43 PM
Meet Three NDAD Clients in Latest Insider 9/21/16 at 12:32 PM
A Boy and His Dog: How the Village Helped Julian Have a Happier Life
Julian was terrified of dogs. Hed had a frightening experience with a dogand, even before that, had struggled with anxiety. He quit doing things he enjoyed, like riding his bike, said his mom, Gina. ...
12/15/16 at 11:37 AM Tips for Dealing With Family During the Holidays 11/22/16 at 8:48 AM
Fargo alcohol, drug treatment facility sees jump in inquiries in the New Year 1/14/16 at 2:34 PM
Flensburg Files Holiday Moments: A Boy With PANDAS
During the holiday season, The Flensburg Files has been posting some memorable holiday moments on its facebook page, as a way of showing holiday spirit, as well as the true meaning of Christmas, whi...
12/12/16 at 2:51 PM A Tribute to Helmut Schmidt 11/10/15 at 3:49 PM
In School in Germany: Is President Obama too American? 7/4/14 at 5:03 AM
Dalrymple’s Budget Contains Massive Line Item to Implement Foolish Medical Marijuana Measure
In yet another example of how deeply unwise it is to legislate at the ballot box, get a load of this bullet point from page 157 of Governor Jack Dalrymple's executive budget summary (see below) presen...
12/9/16 at 9:45 AM Audio: Measure 4 Opponent Says Cigarette Tax a Bad Way to Fund Veterans 10/11/16 at 8:05 AM
Sad: Department of Health Employee Resigns After Debate Night Tweets 9/28/16 at 9:07 AM