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November 10, 2017
Puerto Rico's mountainous central region was hard hit by Hurricane Maria. As authorities scramble to restore basic services to the island, residents in the sparsely populated interior are likely to be some of the last to have power and water again. (Jim Wyss / Miami Herald)
Northland hospitals cope with supply shortage in wake of hurricane
November 10, 2017 - 6:24pm
November 8, 2017
Stephanie Forslund, clinical supervisor at the St. Luke's hospital birthing center, demonstrates infant safe sleep practice during a news conference Wednesday at the hospital by placing 2-month-old Dylan Grenberg of Duluth into his own small crib on his back and swaddling him in a sleep sack. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Safe sleeping practice prescribed for infants
November 8, 2017 - 5:50pm
November 6, 2017
Dr. David Baldes makes a point about caring for those with mental illness, alongside Dr. Michalene Stevermer, during a panel discussion on serious and persistent mental illness held at the Greysolon Ballroom in Duluth Monday afternoon. Both are psychiatrists with St. Luke's. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Mental health stereotype disputed; Blame for shootings often misplaced, Duluth psychiatrists say
November 6, 2017 - 8:46pm
Essentia requiring flu shots for employees, but some question policy
October 6, 2017 - 7:19pm
August 18, 2017
A Life Link III helicopter takes off from Sky Harbor Airport in Duluth in 2012. (News Tribune file photo)
Does the Iron Range need two air ambulance bases?
August 18, 2017 - 9:21pm
August 15, 2017
Dr. Like He inserts an acupuncture needle into William Brown's leg at the St. Luke's Medical Arts Clinic. Brown suffers from chronic back pain and says acupuncture treatments offer him pain relief.  Although it’s ancient, how acupuncture works still isn’t clearly understood, He said, although there are theories. Mike Krebs / mkrebs@duluthnews.com
Acupuncture doc: St. Luke’s physician providing ancient alternative for pain
August 15, 2017 - 4:14am
Does acupuncture hurt?
August 15, 2017 - 2:12am
August 14, 2017
Essentia, St. Luke's charity-care change questioned
August 14, 2017 - 9:07pm
July 11, 2017
After coffee Friday at Caribou Coffee in Canal Park, the retired senior group heads back to the Rose Garden along the Lakewalk. Every day, rain or shine, heat or cold, a group of retired seniors walk a 4½-mile loop along the Lakewalk from the Rose Garden to Caribou Coffee and back again. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Retiring for Life: Five tips for staying active and healthy in the post-work years
July 11, 2017 - 5:00am
May 23, 2017
Donna and Chuck Froseth share a laugh in their Hermantown home recently. Donna credits Chuck’s support with the success she had in losing more than 100 pounds since late 2015. She had to lose the weight before her surgeon would replace her left knee. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Surgery delayed: Some patients told to address other issues ahead of joint replacement
May 23, 2017 - 4:00am
Approaches differ in joint replacement
May 23, 2017 - 2:00am
April 15, 2017
Caden, 9, (from left) Heather, Maddie, 3, Glen and Ethan Miller, 7. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
To death and back: Iron River woman tells of comforting, warm light
April 15, 2017 - 7:19pm
March 14, 2017
Buildings from Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center (left) and St. Luke's Hospital dominate this view of Duluth's Central Hillside as seen from the air on March 1, 2017. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
Duluth lags in major projects, but that’s OK, health economics expert says
March 14, 2017 - 5:00am
March 12, 2017
The buildings of the Essentia Health campus fill the view this view of Duluth's Central Hillside as seen from the air earlier this month. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Healthy economy: The jobs are coming, but will the wages and workers follow?
March 12, 2017 - 9:00pm
March 7, 2017
Gale Fredrickson (right), a volunteer in radiation fusion oncology at St. Luke's, enjoys a visit with Cara Monnier of Esko, while she rests after receiving chemotherapy recently. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
'It's the gift of gab': After her own battles with cancer, Silver Bay woman cheers patients at St. Luke’s
March 7, 2017 - 5:10am