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Bicycling to South America, or Just Down the Street
From the Start Your Week with Steve Newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art: Steve Says: "I have bicycled to and through South America three times. The longest trip, taken in my 20s, started in Ala...
5/20/13 at 6:11 PM Chickens, Dishwashing, and Keynesian Economics 5/10/13 at 2:48 PM
The Common Cold and Common Sense 3/27/13 at 1:55 PM
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 5/6/13 at 2:49 PM
Silence is the Word on Financial Fears
Americans are uncomfortable with their financial situation and don't want to talk about it. According to AVIVA USA and the Mayo Clinic wellness survey. Aviva and Mayo Clinic surveyed2,000 U.S. adults...
5/17/13 at 10:10 AM Horseshoe Crab to Cancer Cure? 3/1/13 at 11:10 AM
Have Your Say The Advance Directive Way 1/11/13 at 9:37 AM
He Bears Our Burdens
There seem to be a lot of people with a lot of burdens. I do not think that this is necessarily unique to our time period, but the internet, television, and social media have made it so that my burden...
5/17/13 at 6:36 AM I Like to Run…Away… 5/10/13 at 9:11 AM
We are Like the Weather 3/20/13 at 7:03 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
5 Expenses That Are Worth The Money
Trying to cover all your living costs, plus save for emergencies and retirement can be a daunting task. Sometimes, the challenge is downright overwhelming. Being frugal can help, but dont confuse bein...
4/17/13 at 9:22 AM How to plan for medical costs in retirement 3/29/13 at 10:02 AM
Medical costs stressing you out? 5 steps you can take to manage them. 11/7/12 at 10:06 AM
Once around the lake
For the first time in many months, I headed out for my weekend long run with plans to make the trek around Lake Bemidji. Normally a very peaceful run, the mild weather on Saturday made this 16-plus m...
3/31/13 at 10:40 AM A new path, a grand adventure 3/13/13 at 5:46 AM
Back to bare pavement 3/4/13 at 6:19 PM
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
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
Let's Get That Body Summer Ready!
Despite the cold spring weather, summer is coming and with summer comes summer clothes. Are you ready for them? Here are a few ideas how to get your body ready for the summer wear! Clean Up Your Men...
12/5/12 at 12:49 PM How To Keep a Consistent Weight Loss Routine 12/4/12 at 2:12 PM
Get a Healthy Chocolate Fix
Ive been a chocoholic for as long as I can remember. Whenever I packed my lunch for school, it always had a chocolaty component. Every year Santa filled my stocking with chocolate. Even the Easter Bun...
12/3/12 at 11:09 AM 10 Foods in This Dietitian’s Kitchen 8/1/12 at 1:10 PM
Are You Hydrated? 7/12/12 at 11:53 AM
Faces of the Boom: Doctor couple helps meet health care demand in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. Patients of Dr. Shu-Ming Wang are surprised to hear the Chinese doctor has a hint of a Southern accent. Wang, who recently moved to Williston from Oklahoma City, occasionally has a ...
11/12/12 at 2:43 PM Williston goes big with new recreation center 10/9/12 at 12:00 AM
Vaccine clinics offered for new students in Oil Patch 9/16/12 at 12:47 PM