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Report shows 20-year US immunization program spares millions of children from diseases
Recent measles outbreaks underscore importance of sustaining high vaccination coverage The CDC estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among ...
4/24/14 at 12:52 PM Change in Vaccines Required for Seventh Grade Students Next Fall 4/3/14 at 8:45 AM
Reminder: E-Cigarettes Follow Same Law as Regular Cigarettes in North Dakota 4/1/14 at 1:36 PM
"The path to success is to take massive, determined action." - Anthony Robbins When I walked to my front porch this afternoon, I thought I knew what was inside the package set there by the postal car...
4/21/14 at 8:39 PM Stopped in my tracks 4/12/14 at 2:36 PM
No one's watching 3/23/14 at 3:25 PM
Fargo Marathon Friday Night 5K a great way to get active
As the snow melts and temperatures start to rise, more North Dakotans are beginning to emerge from hibernation. Joggers can be seen taking advantage of the opportunity to get outside and get active ag...
4/21/14 at 3:38 PM What can I do if I missed the March 31 health insurance deadline? 4/2/14 at 9:58 AM
Why you can't wait until you get sick to get health insurance 3/26/14 at 2:07 PM
What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM Downsizing all the stuff 3/12/14 at 12:02 PM
Learning to give bad news: the patient's perspective 3/5/14 at 3:41 PM
Terry Harmon benefit set for Satuday: 'Nice to know people care about you'
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS -- A little more than a year ago, Terry Harmon began a new health journey that turned into a roller coaster ride. Its been a tough haul, he said this week. Still, the 51-ye...
4/18/14 at 9:51 AM NDAD's busy free assistive equipment loan program re-stocked 3/25/14 at 12:37 PM
GRANT CAMPBELL BENEFIT TONIGHT: Grand Forks 18-year-old not letting near-fatal stroke keep him down 2/20/14 at 10:27 AM
The countdown is on, running and racing, plus some fantastic food finds
It's time to get seriousthe countdown to the Fargo Half-Marathon is on. There is a countdown timer on the website and I have to admit, it kind of freaked me out. 32 days. THIRTY-TWO DAYS! How the ...
4/8/14 at 8:27 AM Lots to talk about! (Meaning, it's a LONG post!) 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
Medicaid Added 3 Million Enrollees
Jennifer Corrett Dooren wrote an interesting articlefor theThe New Yorks Times today. There are 3 million enrollees in the open enrollment period for Medicaid by the end of February 2014. This include...
4/5/14 at 7:24 AM Heart Disease 3/9/14 at 8:04 AM
Balanced Health 3/2/14 at 7:35 AM
UND and ND hospitals observe National Cancer Registrars Week April 7–11
Gov. Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed April 711 as National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW) in North Dakota. The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences along with North Dakot...
4/4/14 at 5:02 PM UND welcomes Illinois kinesiologist for lecture advocating healthy lifestyles for older adults March 5 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
What is The Village? A very quick glance at who we are
The Village Family Service Center does a lot of different things. Getting a grip on just who we are can be a little tricky. Here's a chart that gives a quick snapshot of what we do. Click on the image...
4/4/14 at 4:04 PM Tips on co-parenting after a divorce or separation 4/1/14 at 1:09 PM
9 tips for dealing with medical debt 3/31/14 at 12:12 PM
Update: GOP congressman grills MNsure leader
By Don Davis An Arizona congressman went on the offensive against Minnesota's health insurance exchange during a U.S. House hearing Thursday in Washington. Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar shot his fir...
4/3/14 at 1:43 PM Update: Minnesota looking into Obamacare changes 11/14/13 at 7:41 PM
Minnesota not clear about Obamacare changes impact 11/14/13 at 1:16 PM
Mobile clinics planned by Sanford currently illegal in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. Sanford Health plans to bring two multimillion-dollar mobile clinics to the Bakken to meet health care needs, but right now they would not be legal in Williston. The Williston City Co...
4/3/14 at 12:15 AM Faces of the Boom: Nurses from Philippines helping plug holes in Oil Patch health care 2/24/14 at 8:58 AM
Cancer center provides local treatment option for Williston area 10/8/13 at 12:42 AM
Tomorrow on WDAZ News @5, we'll chat with celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck....
3/25/14 at 4:36 PM OMG 7/11/12 at 6:39 AM
Chuck and Rock 11/23/11 at 12:26 PM
Odds of Surviving Critical Illness Dramatically Increase
With advances in medical treatment and technology, many people now survive critical illnesses that would have been fatal in the past. As a result of this increased life expectancy senior Americans hav...
3/18/14 at 4:30 PM Health Coverage in Between Open Enrollment Period 3/10/14 at 11:41 AM
2014 Health Savings Account Eligibility 2/7/14 at 9:13 AM
Eating the 'Veggie' Way in Grand Forks
By Jenni Gleason There is good news for vegetarian diners, as recent studies show that a diet of plant based food can actually lower blood pressure. Vegetarian plates these days offer many differe...
3/12/14 at 10:02 PM 'Grand Crush' Healthy Smoothie Shop Opens in Grand Cities Mall 6/18/12 at 9:55 PM
District partnering with Solutions to expand mental health supports
Moorhead Area Public Schools is partnering with Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals to increase the mental health supports available for students thanks to an extension and expansion of a Sc...
3/4/14 at 10:31 AM Strategic priorities topic of School Board retreat 7/15/13 at 3:14 PM
Input from community engagement process to help determine the district’s long-range plans 6/26/13 at 3:09 PM