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October 20, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Care home placement agencies can be helpful
October 20, 2018 - 8:01am
October 18, 2018
Mad Cow disease case confirmed on farm in Scotland
October 18, 2018 - 7:38am
October 14, 2018
Paul Auger, right, gives advice to his grandson, Waylon, who tries to help replace a front-wheel bearing at Auger Garage in White Bear Lake on Friday. Waylon, a “potential fifth-generation owner” of the shop, was with Auger last year when he first noticed symptoms of  Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the nerves. He is still recovering from the illness. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Trapped inside his own body: Twin Cities man recovering from paralysis caused by Guillain-Barre syndrome
October 14, 2018 - 7:36am
October 13, 2018
Dr. Leana Wen, the new president of Planned Parenthood, at the Baltimore City Health Department on October 1, 2018.  Washington Post photo by Marvin Joseph.
A doctor is taking over Planned Parenthood - and she's ready to fight
October 13, 2018 - 6:05am
October 8, 2018
Jason Hill, nurse manager at the Chris Jensen Health & Rehabilitation Center in Duluth, administers the more powerful flu shot to residents Pat Wick (center) and Lyle Burke Friday, Oct. 5. Both have been getting flu shots since the practice started. Bob King / Forum News Service
Flu vaccine menu expands: Nasal mist back; some vaccinations age-specific
October 8, 2018 - 6:05am
October 4, 2018
Deborah Hanekamp, the shaman-trained owner of Mama Medicine, performs what she calls a medicine reading for visitors to Washington's Eaton Workshop hotel.  Washington Post photo by Lavanya Ramanathan
The wellness revolution has reached its shamans-for-hire stage
October 4, 2018 - 8:22pm
October 3, 2018
Washing your hands well requires wetting them with warm, running water, applying liquid soap or clean bar soap and rubbing them vigorously together for at least 15 to 20 seconds. Forum News Service File photo by Jackie Lorentz.
Pediatrician-approved tips for keeping germs at bay this winter
October 3, 2018 - 7:19pm
INTERACTIVE: In the U.S., coffee proves to be a daily habit
October 3, 2018 - 4:11pm
September 30, 2018
Kelly Hatlen talks with her son, Cash, Thursday, July 19, 2018, at their home in Fargo. Cash lives with cerebral palsy and requires near constant medical attention. Erin Bormett / Forum News Service
A Fargo mother’s struggle to care for her severely disabled son
September 30, 2018 - 6:05am
September 29, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Should I tell someone with advanced dementia about possible cancer?
September 29, 2018 - 7:00am
September 26, 2018
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Massive ground beef recall due to possible E-coli threat to affect Minnesota ALDI locations, USDA says
September 26, 2018 - 11:09am
September 24, 2018
Minnesotans explore the "My House of Memories" app at a professional caregiver training at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.  The app is part of a museum-based program that helps people connect with those living with memory loss. The program, developed by National Museums Liverpool in United Kingdom, made its American debut in St. Paul on Monday.  (Mike Levad / Twin Birch Studios)
Minnesota History Center's international partnership leads to app for people with dementia
September 24, 2018 - 9:51pm
Photo illustration by Gary Meader, gmeader@duluthnews.com
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
September 24, 2018 - 8:25pm
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Wikipedia Commons
Filmmaker Ken Burns makes Mayo Clinic documentary
September 24, 2018 - 3:28pm
Keenan Oswald holds up his EpiPen while sitting with Pepper, one of the family dogs, recently. Oswald depends on the medical device to counteract the allergic reaction he would have if exposed to peanuts. Forum News Service
EpiPen shortage persists for some: Lifesaving device still in short supply as prices rise
September 24, 2018 - 6:05am