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January 25, 2016
10 winter health hazards — and 10 solutions
January 25, 2016 - 12:12am
January 23, 2016
Certified nursing assistants Anni Torma, left, and Sam Clemens serve cookies and coffee Friday to West Wind Village residents Marlos Bacon, seated left, and Lila Estenson in Morris. (Brooke Kern | Forum News Service)
More money for nursing homes in Minnesota changed attitudes in one year
January 23, 2016 - 12:33am
Two Paynesville residents to serve on state health advisory committee
January 23, 2016 - 12:20am
Willmar Senior High School junior Joseph Fernandez, in foreground on the 3D vision system console, mimics a surgeon Friday as he operates the interactive robotic arms, in the background, during an open house on robotic-assisted surgery systems at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Surgeon Steven Kidd, right, watches as Fernandez gently opens a bag of Skittles with the robotic arms. Surgeon Thomas Lange, second from left, explains the unit to Gary Danielson of New London. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Rice's robotic-assisted surgery highlighted at Willmar open house
January 23, 2016 - 12:13am
January 11, 2016
Nikki Larsen, right, said she and her husband Jim contemplated waiting until Ryan, left, was older to decide for himself if he wanted to have facial surgery. But with him about to start school, they thought it might be better to have the surgery now. (PAULA QUAM | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Surgery will give boy ability to smile
January 11, 2016 - 10:59pm
December 30, 2015
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Video: Better Health through Bone Building at Willmar Community Center
December 30, 2015 - 7:26am
December 28, 2015
Highs and lows define first six months of Minnesota’s medical cannabis program
December 28, 2015 - 11:05pm
MNsure notes savings
December 28, 2015 - 10:46pm
Builders erect the beginnings of a steel frame Monday of will be Rice Memorial Hospital’s rehabilitation building across Trott Avenue Southwest from the hospital. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
PHOTO: Rehabilitation center frame goes up
December 28, 2015 - 10:41pm
December 21, 2015
Inquisitive and bright, 2-year-old Carmen plays recently with a puzzle given to her by Lois Peters to celebrate the toddler’s birthday. Peters, a nurse with the Supporting hands Nurse-Family Partnership, has made more than 60 in-home visits with Carmen and her mom, Alexis Buehler, to provide guidance and support. The young family is the first to graduate from the partnership in Kandiyohi County. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE )
Young mother praises nurse partnership that mentored her in parenting
December 21, 2015 - 12:10am
December 13, 2015
Minnesotans now have until Dec. 28 to enroll through MNsure and have their plan take effect at the start of the new year, (PIONEER PRESS)
Deadline extended to enroll in Minnesota health insurance plan
December 13, 2015 - 9:28am
December 10, 2015
Community health projects receive grants
December 10, 2015 - 10:55pm
December 8, 2015
Health scorecard puts Minnesota on top
December 8, 2015 - 11:36pm
December 2, 2015
State Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger has announced he will add intractable pain to nine specific conditions that qualify for using pills and oil made from the marijuana plant. (REUTERS)
Severe pain added to list of conditions for medical marijuana usage in Minnesota
December 2, 2015 - 1:48pm
November 19, 2015
Regional initiative targets adults at risk of diabetes
November 19, 2015 - 11:11pm
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