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January 23, 2018
House members leave after voting at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 22, 2018. The House gave final approval to a measure that would fund the federal government for another three weeks, ending a three-day old shutdown. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
How the government shutdown ended up being a $31 billion gift to the health care industry
January 23, 2018 - 1:37pm
January 11, 2018
Conspirator admits in S.D. court that laser device doesn't help medical conditions
January 11, 2018 - 6:31pm
Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator, during her Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on Feb. 16, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Pete Marovich.
Trump administration opens door to let states impose Medicaid work requirements
January 11, 2018 - 10:59am
December 25, 2017
Leslie Wolf, right, talks Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in Wolf's Fargo home with her mother LeAnn Toppen about learning that she inherited from her a gene that predisposes her to ovarian and breast cancer.
 Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Genetic counselors can guide patients and families about risk for diseases
December 25, 2017 - 3:15pm
December 14, 2017
Devin Schaan, a single mother living in Grand Forks, sees a good portion of her monthly budget spent on health insurance to cover insulin and other costs to cover her diabetes management.  photo by Eric Hylden/ Forum News Service
After tumultuous year, next steps for health care policy hard to predict
December 14, 2017 - 7:17pm
December 10, 2017
Picture of health: Stats provide glimpse into health spending
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
Greg Murphy had a gastrointestinal tumor, called a sarcoma cancer, removed at the Mayo Clinic and is going to be on a chemotherapy regiment for three to five years. His wife, Barb, and sons Zachary, center, and Jacob share a laugh with him at home in Grand Forks, N.D., recently. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Even with good insurance, health conditions put great burden on families
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
December 8, 2017
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Minnesota Commissioner of Human Services Emily Piper, left, talks Friday with Marlyce Habben following a panel discussion in Willmar about a MinnesotaCare buy-in proposal. If it gains state approval and a federal waiver, Minnesotans who shop for individual insurance plans on the open market would have the option of buying the MinnesotaCare plan.
MinnesotaCare buy-in proposal discussed Friday in Willmar
December 8, 2017 - 8:43pm
November 30, 2017
One of the grow rooms at Minnesota Medical Solutions' Otsego greenhouse and laboratory hosts hundreds of plants in various stages of maturity. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
Minnesota adds autism, sleep apnea to medical marijuana list
November 30, 2017 - 6:47pm
April 22, 2014
onnie Triplet led a contingent of day care children to the groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the new RC Hospital and Clinics facility in Olivia, and they got into the act along with dignitaries. She is snapping a photo of Kenley Elfering, Elin Elfering, Emma Tersteg, Addison Latozke (in stroller) and Ella Dietrich with mother and hospital employee Amy Dietrich. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
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RC Hospital and Clinics aim to lead the way in rural health care
April 22, 2014 - 11:12pm
April 10, 2014
Commentary: Let there be light on our health care spending
April 10, 2014 - 4:00am
March 22, 2014
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
March 22, 2014 - 12:30am
March 13, 2014
Health care reform informational meeting set Thursday in Litchfield
March 13, 2014 - 4:17pm
March 11, 2014
Danielle Hackett prepares marijuana buds for sale at BotanaCare in Northglenn, Colo. in this undated file photo. A Minnesota House committee was scheduled to hear a bill Tuesday on medical marijuana but the hearing was postponed after negotiations in the past week failed to produce an agreement with law enforcement groups. REUTERS
Medical pot bill might waft away
March 11, 2014 - 11:06pm
February 25, 2014
4 million are now enrolled in Obamacare, president says
February 25, 2014 - 11:28pm
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