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September 22, 2017
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) boards an elevator on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Sept. 18, 2017. McCain on Sept. 22 announced he would oppose the latest Republican proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leaving GOP leaders with little hope of succeeding in their last-ditch attempt to dismantle the health law. (Tom Brenner/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
McCain says he will vote 'no' for GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort
September 22, 2017 - 1:32pm
September 20, 2017
Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana listens a news conference about the health-care plan he and three other Republican senators are pushing to upend major elements of the Affordable Care Act. MUST CREDIT: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg.
Graham-Cassidy bill would cut funding to 34 states, report shows
September 20, 2017 - 9:50pm
Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper said on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, if federal officials cut their contributions to the MinnesotaCare insurance program that farmers and others in greater Minnesota will be hurt. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Feds want to give and take Minnesota health care money
September 20, 2017 - 2:02pm
Jimmy Kimmel delivers his opening monologue at the 89th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Feb. 26, 2017. (Patrick T. Fallon/The New York Times)play button
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
September 20, 2017 - 2:01pm
September 12, 2017
FILE-- Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions during his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 13, 2017. (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times)
Analysis: The dam is breaking on Democrats' support of single-payer health care
September 12, 2017 - 6:53am
September 6, 2017
Dr. Stephen Park, a weight loss specalist, takes notes as he talks to Angle Lundsten in late August 2017 after she lost 15 pounds in the past month. Park was set up on the lower level of his rural Ely, Minn., home in lake and forest country. Lundsten was in a clinic near her Hayward, Wis., home. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: One way around health provider shortage is audio-video hookup
September 6, 2017 - 9:18pm
September 4, 2017
Olivia, Minn., calls itself "The Corn Capital," with a big ear in a city park, but the 2,400-population town also is home to a new hospital. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Two small hospitals learn how to survive
September 4, 2017 - 9:46pm
Dental student Nick Schulte gives Estrella Paxtor Lopez a thumbs up in early August of 2017 as he examines her teech at Rice Regional Dental Clinic in Willmar. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Dental students exposed to rural practice
September 4, 2017 - 1:35pm
September 3, 2017
Nicole Anderson of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd watches as Dr. Sandra Hanon talks from the Twin Cities on a video device stroke doctors use to help medical professionals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Smile, you are on telehealth camera
September 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
September 2, 2017
Rural Minnesota struggles when competing for doctors
September 2, 2017 - 6:55am
The Bigfork Valley health care complex includes a clinic, hospital, nursing home, adult day care, senior citizen apartments and other faciliies. Submitted photo.
Rural health: Two small Minnesota hospitals learn how to survive
September 2, 2017 - 3:30am
September 1, 2017
A bright light illuminates the teeth of Estrella Paxtor Lopez as dental student Nick Schulte works on her in early August of 2017. Schulte and other University of Minnesota dental students work at Rice Regional Dental Clinic in Willmar, getting experience and learning about rural living. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Dental students exposed to rural practice
September 1, 2017 - 9:31pm
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
September 1, 2017 - 9:28pm
In late August 2017, Howard Cronquist looks at a picture his wife, Sharon, holds of the two of them and Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center workers who helped him recover from a stroke last year. He was treated at the Brainerd hospital, by the local staff and a video-connected Twin Cities-based neurologist. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
September 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
August 26, 2017
Photo by Alexandra Wimley / Tribune News Service
As hospital violence grows, nurses seek reforms
August 26, 2017 - 10:31am
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