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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 2:41 PM Emotions by rote: when empathy is scripted 3/3/14 at 10:22 AM
Learning to give bad news 2/27/14 at 12:55 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 5:05 PM UND eating disorders expert is awarded federal grant to study new therapy 2/26/14 at 9:56 AM
‘Keeping them on the mountain’ 2/20/14 at 9:42 AM
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 9:27 AM Benefit set for Feb. 20 to aid Grand Forks stroke victim, 18 2/10/14 at 4:06 PM
'Stronger every day': Benefit 11am-2pm Saturday for Forks man hurt in train-vehicle collision 1/24/14 at 8:20 PM
Business leaders express optimism during Fergus Falls economic outlook
The Fergus Falls (Minn.) Economic Improvement Commission hosted an economic outlook session at the Bigwood Events Center in Fergus Falls on Jan. 28 to address opportunities and challenges facing the c...
1/29/14 at 1:36 PM Lakewood Health System launches new advanced patient care IT system 7/5/12 at 8:24 AM
Medcenter One Bismarck Family Clinics have new clinic manager 6/15/12 at 7:38 AM
Health Care Job Growth...
Besides home-health aides, other health care occupations expected by CareerBuilder to see more than 30 percent job growth by 2023 are: veterinary technologist and technicians, diagnostic medical sonog...
11/14/13 at 2:37 PM
A Real Treat
This past week was substantial for many reasons. I landed in NYC Tuesday to prepare for the very first annual Family Dinner Conference on the campus of NYU presented by Time at the Table. We w...
4/21/13 at 12:56 PM
Privilege vs. Rights: an Important Distinction
When I was in grade school, Mr. Dexter, the bus mechanic, gave a speech to us kids about proper bus safety and how if we didn't comply, we wouldn't be allowed the transport. He'd say with authority, "...
1/24/13 at 8:19 AM Problem Solved? #2 Meat-eating 8/23/12 at 7:58 AM
Insights into Exercise 6/20/12 at 8:23 AM
Weekly Memo 12-14-2012
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on theCity Councilweb page. WEEKLY UPDATE: Labor Negotiations The City met this week with AFSCME Council 65, which repres...
12/17/12 at 8:27 AM Weekly Memo 8-24-2012 8/24/12 at 3:06 PM
Weekly Memo 10-14-11 10/14/11 at 4:08 PM
Life Sucks Sometimes
My 16 year old son was diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel disease, Chrons a few weeks ago. Since that time my world has been turned upside down as I try first to understand what Chrons is and to ...
10/31/12 at 2:58 PM "Let Us Strip Off Every Weight That Slows Us Down" 6/30/11 at 7:48 AM
"Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?" Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z...
9/19/12 at 1:16 PM Look where I found some quirky and fun cakes - Areavoices Digest #86 8/15/12 at 3:05 PM
Areavoices Digest #79 - Movie reviews, Family Wellness, SheSaysTV and more! 6/20/12 at 1:03 PM
This evening on WDAZ News @5, we'll talk with Venice Fulton, the author of the new book "Six Weeks to OMG."...
7/11/12 at 5:39 AM Chuck and Rock 11/23/11 at 11:26 AM
Be Aware 9/12/11 at 1:33 PM
'Grand Crush' Healthy Smoothie Shop Opens in Grand Cities Mall
'Grand Crush' has opened in the Grand Cities Mall in south Grand Forks, selling Herbalife products like shakes, mixes and other items. On their Facebook page, they call themselves a "Herbalife indepen...
6/18/12 at 8:55 PM
Saying "NO!" or letting go; when to set limits
When does good parenting turn intoover-protection? What is neglectful parenting? What's so bad about being a "helicopterparent" (ready to swoop in to rescue at any sign of trouble)? These questions a...
4/9/12 at 6:36 PM Healthy Eating: Does it matter? 3/4/12 at 3:57 PM
Sleep -- key to behavior 2/13/12 at 8:10 AM
Charity: a good reason to 'move that body'
My introduction to Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) occurred a few years back on the job. I was writing a story on the organization, which had set up a satellite meal-packaging center in the Fergus F...
3/8/12 at 4:05 PM Talking the talk, biking the walk 1/11/12 at 3:51 PM
'Zecoldephobia' 12/3/11 at 1:22 PM
Put Away That DDT
A recent letter to the editor in the Grand Forks Herald regarding environmental chemicals and their effects on our healthreally piqued my interest. I happen to know several families in the region affe...
9/20/11 at 7:37 AM Loving the Gluten-Free Lunchbox 9/2/11 at 8:58 AM
Soy What? Food Recommendations for Women's Health 2/16/11 at 12:19 PM