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April 11, 2017
Emily Piper, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, discusses mental health care at the Community Behavioral Health Hospital in Baxter April 11 as Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, looks on. Zach Kayser/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Minnesota top official says GOP cuts would deeply hurt mental health care
April 11, 2017 - 9:41pm
March 21, 2017
Whether mythology or scientific truth, there are those who believe flu hits men harder than it hits women. Gary Meader /
Do men get sicker than women?
March 21, 2017 - 5:00am
Moderate flu season seems to be waning
March 21, 2017 - 4:00am
March 16, 2017
Dr. Tolga Hanhan (center) describes one of his patients' condition and what treatment he is using in "rounds" with other residents including Dr. Kristin Comstock (left). At right is Dr. Darcy Murphy, a family medicine doctor at Essentia Health Hermantown Clinic. Bob King /
One year in, Duluth medical residents say they have no regrets
March 16, 2017 - 7:39pm
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 /
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 /
Healthy economy: The jobs are coming, but will the wages and workers follow?
March 12, 2017 - 9:00pm
March 11, 2017
Buildings from Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (lower left) and St. Luke's hospital (upper right) dominate Duluth's Hillside as seen from the air earlier this month. About a quarter of employees in the region work in health care or social services. (Clint Austin /
Heart of the economy: Health care is Twin Ports’ leading industry by a long shot
March 11, 2017 - 11:54pm
March 1, 2017
Mary Dow of Duluth attends the Go Red for Women Luncheon at the DECC Wednesday morning. Dow suffered a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) while her son was playing the state hockey tournament two years ago. Bob King /
Local study: Heart attack care slower for women than for men
March 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
February 21, 2017
Dr. Paul Tonkin (left) and Nellie Peters, surgical technician, drape sterile plastic on one of the three arms of the DaVinci robot at Essentia Health prior to an operation. Bob King /
PROSTATE 101: What’s happening, and what’s coming, in treatment of a common cancer in men
February 21, 2017 - 5:00am
Dale Pagenkopf (Submitted photo)
Clinical trial pays off for prostate cancer patient
February 21, 2017 - 4:26am
February 17, 2017
Report lists 'adverse events' at Northland hospitals
February 17, 2017 - 12:01am
February 14, 2017
Registered nurses Dale Carnes (left) and Ken Horrocks confer in one of the cath labs in Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center. Steve Kuchera /
Crossing the medical gender divide
February 14, 2017 - 5:15am
Better off with a female doc?
February 14, 2017 - 4:25am
February 13, 2017
Lyndsay Smitke of Snazzy Cakes helps Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital patient Ella Smith, 10,  decorate a cupcake during a craft party on Monday. Northwestern Mutual was also at the event, donating $4,000 and 24 “Bags of Love” gift bags to help support children who have cancer. Steve Kuchera /
Photos: 'Share More Love Day' for kids with cancer in Duluth
February 13, 2017 - 11:12pm
February 6, 2017
Northland hospitals feeling the effects of flu
February 6, 2017 - 8:23pm