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The American Heart Association states we have a Heart Age. There are tools to determine your risk for a heart attack and cardiovascular disease. -For example. as you get older your heart muscles can ...
3/9/14 at 8:04 AM Balanced Health 3/2/14 at 7:35 AM
The Cost of Health Care 2/25/14 at 8:03 AM
Learning to give bad news: the patient's perspective
After Suzanne Leigh's daughter, Natasha, died from a brain tumor, her mother wrote an essay about "What I wish I'd said to my child's doctor." One of her pieces of advice was to ban junior doctors fr...
3/5/14 at 3:41 PM Emotions by rote: when empathy is scripted 3/3/14 at 11:22 AM
Learning to give bad news 2/27/14 at 1:55 PM
Enroll by March 15 for April 1 coverage
Saturday, March 15, 2014, is the last day for North Dakotans to enroll in an individual or family health insurance plan to have coverage beginning on April 1, 2014. This includes plans available on th...
3/4/14 at 12:28 PM A yoga experience at West Acres 3/3/14 at 4:22 PM
Protect your heart 2/26/14 at 2:59 PM
UND welcomes Illinois kinesiologist for lecture advocating healthy lifestyles for older adults March 5
The University of North Dakota will play host to special guest speaker Dr. Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, who will present a public lecture on healthy living for older adults at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, i...
3/3/14 at 6:05 PM UND eating disorders expert is awarded federal grant to study new therapy 2/26/14 at 10:56 AM
‘Keeping them on the mountain’ 2/20/14 at 10:42 AM
Build and heal
In the week following the Pemberton Trail 50K, the warm days in the desert offered an opportunity to pile on miles. Easy, flat footing, along with ideal temperatures, allowed me to easily log more th...
3/2/14 at 8:52 PM Around the corner 3/1/14 at 8:52 AM
Great anticipation 2/16/14 at 1:15 PM
Higher Rates of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Reported in North Dakota
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is reporting an increase in the number of confirmed sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases. Cases of gonorrhea and syphilis have risen, according to Li...
2/24/14 at 12:23 PM State Health Department Reports Widespread Influenza Activity 1/9/14 at 12:53 PM
January Is National Cervical Health Awareness Month 1/6/14 at 11:04 AM
Faces of the Boom: Nurses from Philippines helping plug holes in Oil Patch health care
MINOT, N.D. Filipino nurse Lucy Meg Quinit thought she and her family would miss home more as they adjust to a new life in North Dakota. But Quinit is among more than 80 nurses from the Philippines ...
2/24/14 at 8:58 AM Cancer center provides local treatment option for Williston area 10/8/13 at 12:42 AM
Ambulance services hurting in the Oil Patch 7/19/13 at 12:51 AM
Lots to talk about! (Meaning, it's a LONG post!)
Warning: This post is going to be filled with LOTS of pictures! First things firstI RAN! It was slow, but I didn't even care. IT. WAS. AWESOME! This was my first run since January 28 - nearly o...
2/22/14 at 11:06 AM Valentine's race, training, injection and a night out on the town 2/10/14 at 5:06 PM
What's been going on... 2/6/14 at 10:07 PM
GRANT CAMPBELL BENEFIT TONIGHT: Grand Forks 18-year-old not letting near-fatal stroke keep him down
By Mike Brue Grant Campbell wants very much to remember what happened to him at the start of this year. An 18-year-old from Grand Forks, Grant only knows only what hes been told, or what hes read in...
2/20/14 at 10:27 AM Benefit set for Feb. 20 to aid Grand Forks stroke victim, 18 2/10/14 at 5:06 PM
'Stronger every day': Benefit 11am-2pm Saturday for Forks man hurt in train-vehicle collision 1/24/14 at 9:20 PM
Dealing with your child's "I want" syndrome
Village Family Service Center counselor Kellie Olson was on the "North Dakota Today" program this morning to discuss how to avoid overindulging children. Watch her conversation with hosts Andrea Larso...
2/19/14 at 12:20 PM Protect your peepers: Eye problems in aging adults 2/7/14 at 1:30 PM
Meeting the first person many Village visitors meet 1/28/14 at 4:23 PM
Recipe: Lentil Soup
Years ago, I took my two oldest daughters, who were then little people, to a Shoppe for a proper tea party. Five minutes with the menu convinced me that we would need to be creative if we were going...
2/18/14 at 2:16 PM Recipe: Pancakes 2/11/14 at 1:49 PM
Are We Truly Free? 1/22/14 at 2:58 PM
You Are Needed - February 17th, 2014
If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLinks Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional opportunit...
2/18/14 at 2:14 PM FirstLink: Reach Out When You Need Help 5/13/11 at 1:26 PM
FirstLink: Reduce Your Stress During Disaster 2/15/11 at 10:11 AM
Drinking Coffee Could Save Your Life
More than half of American adults drink coffee every day. According to the latest research, two cups of coffee a day may actually save your life. Results from a 2013 study performed by the Harvard Sc...
2/10/14 at 1:21 PM Get Your Car Seat Checked 6/4/13 at 4:07 PM
DOUGLAS COUNTY GOES STREET SMART 8/2/12 at 3:22 PM
2014 Health Savings Account Eligibility
Some news outlets are wronglyreporting ObamaCare/ACAeliminated Heath Savings Accounts - Not so fast. Health Savings Accounts are still available and a viable means of saving for health care expenses o...
2/7/14 at 9:13 AM Health Care in Retirement 1/29/14 at 7:43 PM
WI Health Insurance Companies May Extend Renewals 11/21/13 at 12:57 PM
Im a relative newcomer to the coconut oil bandwagon. A few years ago, Charmaine told me how I could evenly substitute coconut oil for butter when making cookies or while cooking. It took me a while...
2/6/14 at 11:35 AM Protein 3/3/13 at 3:29 PM