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February 12, 2018
MUST CREDIT: Anthony, 15, waits for his mother Raphael Richmond who is loading up on meat at the discount grocery store where they do a big once-a-month shopping trip on the day that their monthly SNAP account is re-funded.The Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Trump wants to overhaul America's safety net with giant cuts to housing, food stamps and health care
February 12, 2018 - 7:36pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo

The old Renville County Hospital and Clinic facility in Olivia was removed last summer. Dave Rettman with DRC of Litchfield is at the controls in this June 2017 file photo.
Olivia to regain former hospital site: Residential development eyed for restored property
February 12, 2018 - 6:28am
February 9, 2018
St. Paul brothers sentenced for health care fraud
February 9, 2018 - 7:59pm
February 8, 2018
A panel of experts host a listening session on elder care Wednesday at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Elder abuse takes focus at elder care discussion in central Minn.
February 8, 2018 - 5:31pm
January 27, 2018
Minnesota sues Trump administration over health insurance funding
January 27, 2018 - 9:05am
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
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

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