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September 30, 2016
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Nurse Tammy Quenemoen talks to Stephen Frank before he goes into the dialysis unit Thursday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.
Across 50 years, bond with patients is constant feature of Rice dialysis program
18 hours 57 min ago
Douglas Soderberg
Soderberg joins ACMC in obstetrics, gynecology
22 hours 18 min ago
September 28, 2016
Clients join union care workers seeking higher pay, better training
September 28, 2016 - 9:00pm
Health agency: Americas becomes first region to eliminate measles
September 28, 2016 - 2:16pm
Arlyn Anderson, age 7 of Moorhead, sleeps Aug. 31 alongside his baby sister, Adelie, at U of M Masonic Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. Submitted photo
As new baby joined Minn. family, son needed new liver
September 28, 2016 - 8:59am
September 27, 2016
Michelle Donovan, Shayla Mae Donovan and Nicholas Zobel sit on Michelle’s bed in Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center. Michelle is 29 weeks pregnant and hospitalized with “MoMo” twins — identical twins sharing the same amniotic sack and placenta. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
Minnesota couple trusts in God for at-risk twins in womb
September 27, 2016 - 9:21am
September 26, 2016
In this undated photo, an unidentified customer tries different e-cigarette flavors at the Henley Vaporium in New York City. E-cigarette use is on the rise in the U.S. and nearly 4 percent of adults currently use the devices, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. REUTERS
E-cigarette users view smoke-free areas as okay for vaping
September 26, 2016 - 2:28pm
The Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center is pictured in Phoenix, Arizona June 11, 2014. At the VA in particular, surgical care may have also improved as a result of a quality initiative started in the 1990s to track surgical outcomes, identify problems and evaluate fixes, study author Dr. Nader Massarweh said. REUTERS/Samantha Sais
Deaths, complications after surgery decline at VA
September 26, 2016 - 9:33am
Emergency rooms slow to treat, transfer psychiatric patients
September 26, 2016 - 6:24am
September 19, 2016
This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph depicts four magenta-colored, spherical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria in the process of being phagocytized by a blue-colored human white blood cells in this undated handout photo. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/Handout via REUTERS
'Superbugs' resistant to drugs may push millions into poverty
September 19, 2016 - 8:48pm
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The usual blood sugar testing devices may be replaced with a small device that’s worn on the upper arm, which automatically checks blood sugar every 15 minutes and stores the information. A separate reader device then displays the readings for the past 8 hours.
Wearable device helps reduce low blood sugar episodes
September 19, 2016 - 8:30pm
In this undated photo, the John Amos coal-fired power plant is visible behind a home in Poca, West Virginia. With coal production slowing due to stricter environmental controls, the availability of natural gas and a shift to surface mining, the state's coal country has been hit hard with job losses and business closures. REUTERS
Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burden
September 19, 2016 - 2:08pm
Health equity project seeks candidates for community panel
September 19, 2016 - 9:26am
September 16, 2016
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks as official Jim Bishop listens on at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia, July 16, 2016.    REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy/Pool
Vice President Biden gives new push on 'Cancer Moonshot' clinical trials
September 16, 2016 - 9:49pm
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Women in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study who had used sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher at least once in their lives were about 33 percent less likely to develop melanoma during the study than women who used only weaker sunscreens.
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
September 16, 2016 - 8:52am