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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
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
Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes
By Don Davis Minnesota legislators voted to increase funding designed to produce jobs. The House voted 73-59 for the jobs and economic development bill that for the next two years provides $100 milli...
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 marketplace board members ready to work 5/1/13 at 10:11 AM
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
Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
5/14/13 at 9:38 AM A 5K you say? 9/14/12 at 3:11 PM
Thanks Bottles & Jugs, Tri-J liquor stores for sponsoring Alexis Barnick/Kiwanis event! 3/28/12 at 10:32 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
Chickens, Dishwashing, and Keynesian Economics
You know, you wouldn't think that Sicilian Buttercup chickens would have much to do with the U.S. economy, healthcare -- yours or society's -- or even whether to wash your dishes by hand or use a dish...
5/10/13 at 2:48 PM The Common Cold and Common Sense 3/27/13 at 1:55 PM
Flu in Your House? Make FAST, cheap, chicken soup 2/20/13 at 2:00 PM
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
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...
3/30/13 at 9:05 AM How To Keep a Consistent Weight Loss Routine 12/5/12 at 12:49 PM
Find Your Fat Loss Focus For Lasting Results 12/4/12 at 2:12 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 A Perfect World 12/30/12 at 7:41 AM