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Philando Castile family reaches nearly $3 million settlement with city for fatal traffic stop
1 dead, 2 treated after apparent CO poisoning during weekend boating excursion
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
In victory for Trump, U.S. Supreme Court revives his travel ban
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Former Green Bay Packers star charged with slapping daughter
Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages
Willmar Fests tennis champs crowned
Running: Gustafson, Reigstad win Foot Lake 4 races
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Effie S. Christenson
Marion B. Manthei
Juel C. Straight
Doris E. Lewis
Oscar M. Engebretson
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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October 11, 2012
HealthBeat blog: The facts about male breast cancer
October 11, 2012 - 9:57am
March 22, 2012
HealthBeat blog: Avoiding the doctor's office
March 22, 2012 - 8:59am
January 21, 2012
True confessions of an Areavoices blogger on health in Willmar, Minn.
If someone had told me seven or eight years ago that I would become a blogger, my reaction probably would have been "Huh?" Blogging wasn't really...
January 21, 2012 - 8:00am
December 13, 2010
Healthbeat blog: 'Tis the season to be icy
It's icy and slippery outdoors, and if you aren't careful, you could fall and break a bone or get a concussion. Learn how to avoid falls as well...
December 13, 2010 - 1:26pm
December 3, 2010
Video trailer on our blog Healthbeat.areavoices.com
A video trailer on the blog HealthBeat.areavoices.com by Tribune reporter Anne Polta.
December 3, 2010 - 9:51am
November 10, 2010
Healthbeat blog: "My doctor is on Facebook and wants to friend me? OMG!!"
"My doctor is on Facebook and wants to friend me? OMG!!" Read all about the social networking in the medical field on Anne Polta's blog at: Healthbeat.areavoices.com
November 10, 2010 - 12:11pm
July 29, 2009
HealthBeat blog: Flunking out of Anatomy 101
Do you know where your stomach is? How about your liver or lungs? A recent study in the U.K. found that even though there's an increasing amount of health information in the media and on the Internet, many people couldn't point to the correct location of several of the body's major...
July 29, 2009 - 1:52pm
July 27, 2009
HealthBeat blog: Then there were 3 - cost, choice and the medical arms race
This fall, Willmar's third CT scanner will go into operation at the new Willmar Center for Diagnostic Imaging. What does the addition of a third CT service mean for patients? What does it mean for the community? The West Central Tribune's HealthBeat blog takes a closer look in Then...
July 27, 2009 - 9:56am
July 24, 2009
HealthBeat blog: The machine that is Lance Armstrong
If you've been following the Tour de France, you'll know that uber-cyclist and seven-time winner Lance Armstrong is making a comeback bid. The West Central Tribune's HealthBeat blog takes a look at Armstrong, his life story and the physiology that helped create a winner in The machine...
July 24, 2009 - 5:53pm
July 23, 2009
HealthBeat blog: Who are you? Misadventures in misidentification
When it comes to medical care, misidentifying the patient - or having the patient's medical identity stolen outright - can be very hazardous to one's health. The West Central Tribune's HealthBeat blog takes a look at the issue and shares a first-person experience in Who are you? Misadventures...
July 23, 2009 - 1:35pm
July 21, 2009
HealthBeat blog: What are you drinking?
Coffee, tea, water... or calories? There's a connection between what we drink and how many calories we consume each day. Learn more about it in What are you drinking? by guest blogger and ACMC dietitian Amy Salo on the West Central Tribune's HealthBeat blog.
July 21, 2009 - 10:07am
July 20, 2009
HealthBeat blog: The medbloggers go to Washington
Medical bloggers and politicians met in Washington, D.C., last week to exchange views on health care reform. What happened and who said what? The West Central Tribune's HealthBeat blog follows up with reports from the participating bloggers in The medbloggers go to Washington.
July 20, 2009 - 12:11pm
July 17, 2009
HealthBeat blog: Doctors, obesity and the new surgeon general
A new U.S. surgeon general has been nominated and she's, uh, overweight. In view of Dr. Regina Benjamin's many other qualifications, should the numbers on the scale really matter to the American public? The West Central Tribune's HealthBeat blog takes a look, pro and con, in Doctors,...
July 17, 2009 - 11:36am
July 16, 2009
HealthBeat blog: Missing voices in the health care debate
In the national debate about how to fix health care, the voices of doctors, nurses and patients often seem to be absent. In Missing voices in the health care debate, the West Central Tribune's HealthBeat blog takes a look at this issue and an upcoming conference of politicians and...
July 16, 2009 - 12:26pm
July 15, 2009
HealthBeat blog: Words and medicine - the doctor as storyteller
The West Central Tribune's HealthBeat blog showcases Minnesota Medicine magazine's annual creative writing issue in Words and medicine: the doctor as storyteller.
July 15, 2009 - 10:12am