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Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
Santa comes early to Jefferson
Solar garden planned north of Brainerd
Google meets renewable energy goal for global operations
WCT daily sports schedule
2016 Tribune Boys Basketball Previews
Boys Basketball Previews: Cards' Slagter always puts team first
Wild hold off Leafs' surge
Peterson may remain out of commission if Vikings are out of contention
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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