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What's Up Wednesday!
What's Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities? This weekend, the UND women's basketball team takes on rival North Dakota State, and GGFYP hosts an Ugly Sweater Hockey party. Thursday, December 12 L...
12/11/13 at 1:52 PM What's Up Wednesday! 9/11/13 at 1:45 PM
Meet Shana Wiley! 9/6/13 at 1:04 PM
How to find out what has been paid by insurance
Our customer service staff answers hundreds of calls each day. We decided we would answer the five most common questions we receive from members. Some of the most common questions involve which medica...
12/9/13 at 12:29 PM How the health club credit program helped one of our members lose weight 12/9/13 at 9:02 AM
BCBSND discontinuing plans in 2014 that do not comply with health law 12/9/13 at 8:59 AM
A new journey
"That's the thing about running: your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life is." - Kara Goucher It all h...
12/8/13 at 10:35 AM Inside, outside 12/4/13 at 2:56 PM
Run for the holidays 11/25/13 at 9:51 AM
Family, friends of Kristi Magnuson hope Saturday benefit helps to launch health turnaround
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS -- Melissa Magnuson says she can sum up her mom, Kristi, in one word these days. Miserable. Kristi Magnuson loves the young dogs chihuahuas Lady and Snickers, and toy sp...
12/6/13 at 5:09 PM SATURDAY'S VEZINA BENEFIT: Boy, 9, steers self toward character-driven recovery 11/22/13 at 4:06 PM
Medicaid changes open door for more participation 11/20/13 at 9:51 AM
Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more
So, hey. How ya doing? I guess it's been a little while, huh? If you were to check my blog each year at around this time of year, you would probably find the same thing - few and far between posts. S...
12/5/13 at 10:13 PM The ups and downs of five years since I began my Weight Watchers journey 11/18/13 at 4:26 PM
Candy, Chocoholic Frolic and more 11/6/13 at 4:29 PM
Iron Accumulation in Parkinson's Disease
What comes to your mind when you think of Parkinson's Disease? Shaking, tremors, spasms and Michael J. Fox were probably at the top of your list right? There is a lot more to Parkinson's Disease (PD) ...
11/30/13 at 9:39 PM How is Type 2 Diabetes Affecting Your Ability to Learn and Form New Memories? 10/13/13 at 4:05 PM
Akt/GSK3 Cascade: how important is it? 10/11/13 at 8:49 PM
Medicare answers available
Medicare beneficiaries and those nearing retirement will have opportunities to get their questions answered this month: * Dec. 5, Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 4831 Grand Ave. * Dec. 11, Arrowhead Re...
11/27/13 at 11:00 PM Quit now, with help 11/20/13 at 11:00 PM
For horses, of course 11/19/13 at 11:00 PM
Dine and Dash
This weekend we happened to be out of town at dinner time (or supper, if you grew up the way I did!). Our restaurant of choice was a pizza buffet. It doesn't really matter which one - we've been to th...
11/19/13 at 6:03 PM Dropping Like Flies 12/3/10 at 1:49 PM
Wherein I pretend to be a medical professional. 11/12/10 at 4:19 PM
Update: Minnesota looking into Obamacare changes
By Don Davis Minnesota officials are trying to determine whether President Barack Obamas Thursday health care changes will affect the state. Our Department of Commerce and MNsure staff are presently a...
11/14/13 at 6:41 PM Minnesota not clear about Obamacare changes impact 11/14/13 at 12:16 PM
Exchanges open with some sputters 10/2/13 at 8:12 AM
Health Care Job Growth...
Besides home-health aides, other health care occupations expected by CareerBuilder to see more than 30 percent job growth by 2023 are: veterinary technologist and technicians, diagnostic medical sonog...
11/14/13 at 2:37 PM
Learning in the lab: UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences supports undergraduate research as a pathway to varied careers in the health field
By Juan Miguel Pedraza, University & Public Affairs writer Medical school applicants face big challenges. With nationally competitive testing and detailed applications once you get past the in...
11/13/13 at 1:44 PM UND announces site for new Medical School and Health Sciences Building 7/18/13 at 1:09 PM
Driven to help people: UND OT student Ilse Coleman, a McNair Scholar, keeps busy volunteering amid rigorous academic demands 7/3/13 at 1:15 PM
Grand Forks County, city at odds over junk complaint
City and county officials are at odds over who is responsible for clearing junked cars from a property just outside the Grand Forks city limits. Last month, the entities submitted separate requests...
11/12/13 at 3:20 PM Wilder School playground project receives heat from City Council 9/16/13 at 7:46 PM
2 seriously injured in Grand Forks collision with train 8/22/13 at 10:36 AM
Free Vitamin Program for Kids at Altru in Grand Forks
In today's super-charged world of fast food and busy schedules, it can be tough to keep kids eating a healthy, balanced diet. Multi-vitamins can supplement the nutrients a child needs to ensure t...
11/5/13 at 12:53 PM Grand Forks Events 5/17/13 at 1:08 PM
2013 'Undies Sundays' Results & Photos
Our 2013 'Undies Sundays' drive was a success with 15,605 items collected. 'Undies Sundays' launched in 2003 and the goal of the program is to collect donations of NEW underwear, diapers, socks, and ...
10/28/13 at 1:21 PM 13th Annual Polyester Party 9/30/13 at 2:41 PM
Record breaking campaign - Thank you! 4/4/13 at 2:27 PM
I will not fight this battle - at least not today.
On Tuesday morning I received a call from Sanford about my mammogram images that were taken on Monday. There was a concern about something they saw on the images and they wanted me to come in for anot...
10/24/13 at 9:14 PM Where is your mama Miley? 10/4/13 at 9:52 AM
Serving as a horrible warning... 8/18/13 at 3:19 PM