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Family, friends of Kristi Magnuson hope Saturday benefit helps to launch health turnaround
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS -- Melissa Magnuson says she can sum up her mom, Kristi, in one word these days. Miserable. Kristi Magnuson loves the young dogs chihuahuas Lady and Snickers, and toy sp...
12/6/13 at 5:09 PM SATURDAY'S VEZINA BENEFIT: Boy, 9, steers self toward character-driven recovery 11/22/13 at 4:06 PM
Medicaid changes open door for more participation 11/20/13 at 9:51 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
Learning in the lab: UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences supports undergraduate research as a pathway to varied careers in the health field
By Juan Miguel Pedraza, University & Public Affairs writer Medical school applicants face big challenges. With nationally competitive testing and detailed applications once you get past the in...
11/13/13 at 1:44 PM UND announces site for new Medical School and Health Sciences Building 7/18/13 at 1:09 PM
Driven to help people: UND OT student Ilse Coleman, a McNair Scholar, keeps busy volunteering amid rigorous academic demands 7/3/13 at 1:15 PM
The language of health care
Awhile back, I wandered into an Internet discussion about the use of the word "non-compliant" to describe patients who didn't follow the doctor's instructions or take their medications as directed. ...
10/17/13 at 10:20 AM 5 things to think about before you pink 10/10/13 at 9:44 AM
Making friends with the patient portal 10/7/13 at 3:39 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
Lakewood Health System launches new advanced patient care IT system
Lakewood Health System launched a new health information technology (IT) system in its efforts to create an advanced, paperless electronic health record (EHR). For more on this story visit http://www...
7/5/12 at 8:24 AM Medcenter One Bismarck Family Clinics have new clinic manager 6/15/12 at 7:38 AM
BCBSND’s MediQHome recognized for improving health of North Dakotans 6/6/12 at 6:40 AM
'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