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Nursing homes get financial bump as lawmakers OK health care bill
By Danielle Killey Nursing homes and other care facilities will get more state money than they have seen in years. Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, said the budget plan lawmakers approved last week inc...
5/18/13 at 6:40 PM Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes 5/16/13 at 10:09 PM
Seniors and caregivers rally for ‘five and five’ state aid increase 5/3/13 at 8:36 AM
Grand Forks Events
Check out some of the upcoming events in our area. *Every Friday, starting tonight (May 17th)River Cities Speedway will be alive with the sights and sounds of Premier Racing!If interested check out r...
5/17/13 at 2:08 PM
Tips on running attire
By Ryan Schuster Getting ready to go on a run? Weve got you covered with some tips on what to wear. If you like to run, you probably already know to wear running shoes or tennis shoes and loose fitt...
5/17/13 at 1:45 PM Tips for stretching before your run 5/16/13 at 1:22 PM
Health center superheroes use MediQHome to help patients 5/10/13 at 4:35 PM
Health care's new paternalism?
Is the patient's blood pressure at 120 over 80 or below and controlled with one or more medications if necessary? Check. Normal body mass index? Check. Recommended screenings carried out according t...
5/17/13 at 11:33 AM Change fatigue in health care 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
Moving in with the adult children 5/6/13 at 2:49 PM
Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
5/14/13 at 9:38 AM A 5K you say? 9/14/12 at 3:11 PM
Thanks Bottles & Jugs, Tri-J liquor stores for sponsoring Alexis Barnick/Kiwanis event! 3/28/12 at 10:32 AM
Facts about Alzheimer's
People interested in learning about memory loss and issues related to dementia have a place to go. The Alzheimers Association presents the Get the Facts education series during a Wednesday each month ...
5/14/13 at 12:00 AM UMD sorority raising awareness with #KidneyForKelsey 5/7/13 at 11:52 AM
Free jump rope at the Y 4/11/13 at 12:00 AM
UND’s Kelsey Lindberg will graduate with a master’s degree in kinesiology Saturday and start her dream job June 1
After blazing through an intense four-year program of study including three summers Kelsey Lindberg collected a dual degree: nursing and physical education, exercise science and wellness. Then, whi...
5/10/13 at 1:18 PM UPDATED: About 1,760 students eligible to graduate at UND spring commencements May 4 (Law), May 11 (general commencement), and May 12 (Medicine) 5/3/13 at 3:19 PM
UND launches new webpage as resource to help students in distress 4/24/13 at 9:14 AM
Are Antibacterial Products Really Better for Your Health?
Last week it was announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will finally be making a determination on whether antibacterial soap is causing more health harm than good among consumers. I say...
5/8/13 at 9:49 AM Get a Grip on Stress (Before it Gets a Grip on You)! 4/17/13 at 12:03 PM
Healthy By Choice, Not By Chance 4/10/13 at 11:26 AM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 1:02 PM For loan: Vans with access for wheelchair users 3/14/13 at 4:52 PM
19th 'Escape to the Lake' set for mid-June in Center, N.D. 3/5/13 at 4:00 PM
Spider Lies on Facebook
I am terribly afraid of spiders, so I was a bit squeamish about debunking a few of the false spider-related posts on Facebook. I Used to be an Adventurer Like You Until I Took a Spider to the Butt One...
4/23/13 at 7:49 PM Headaches and Other Brain Drains 2/12/13 at 5:56 PM
Advice Columnist Practice Letter 1/24/13 at 10:16 PM
When the need is now: ShareHouse, Inc. provides walk-in days
By Meghan Feir Weve all been through it waiting weeks or months for an appointment. Frustration builds and the immediate help you or your loved one direly needs is put on hold. As t...
4/23/13 at 9:25 AM
A Real Treat
This past week was substantial for many reasons. I landed in NYC Tuesday to prepare for the very first annual Family Dinner Conference on the campus of NYU presented by Time at the Table. We w...
4/21/13 at 1:56 PM
This week began like any other week (or any other week in North Dakota, at least): Sunday took us into what looked like it might be a snow day, but we forged ahead safely into programming at the Schoo...
4/18/13 at 6:56 PM New Year, Old Habits 1/6/13 at 1:51 PM
Surviving Power Struggles 11/28/12 at 10:36 AM
What's Up Wednesday!
What's Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities? This weekend, check out cool classic cars, the latest and greatest for your home, or one of the many shows at Chester Fritz Auditorium or Empire Arts Cent...
4/10/13 at 11:07 AM What's Up Wednesday! 3/13/13 at 11:47 AM
What's Up Wednesday! 1/30/13 at 11:54 AM
Record breaking campaign - Thank you!
Big news from the United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area We are pleased to announce that we have surpassed our 2012 fundraising goal of $1,025,000. Under the volunteer leadership of ...
4/4/13 at 3:27 PM A record number of Undies! 11/9/12 at 10:54 AM
Project Connect 2012 11/1/12 at 9:41 AM