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Community Alcohol Abuse Prevention Presentation/Conversation set for Monday, April 29
Grand Forks area residents are invited to attend an alcohol abuse prevention presentation and open forum by nationally renowned experts Linda Major and Jason Kilmer, at 7 p.m., Monday, April 29, in th...
4/26/13 at 3:48 PM SMHS awarded $1.65 million grant to serve as state’s cancer sentinel 7/17/12 at 4:41 PM
Prescription Drug Primer: What you need to know about Hydrocodone or "Hydros"
The following information was taken from the January Grand Forks Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition newsletter. If you would like to be more involved in reducing underage drinking and high-risk alco...
4/2/13 at 2:11 PM Former DEA agent, drug expert to visit GF/ EGF 12/4/12 at 9:32 AM
Join the conversation on alcohol and drug abuse 10/17/12 at 9:47 PM
November Events with PIC
*Gearing up for Kindergarten If you have a preschooler who will start kindergarten in 2013 join us for these fun-filled sessions. Beginning January 7, 2013 at Head Start/Lake Agassiz Elementary Sch...
11/10/12 at 4:12 PM
Concussions Are Sort of a Big Deal. We Should Do Something About Those.
Concussions are fairly common and inexpensive with the treatments we currently use (some good old rest and relaxation); as a result, it is often hard to see them as a serious injury. A broken bone cau...
11/5/12 at 3:00 AM
Different Mentoring Styles
Know Your Role: How Different Mentoring Styles Contribute to Youth Outcomes bySable Watson- Thursday, April 5, 2012, 04:09 PM TAKE-HOME MESSAGE The success of a mentoring relationship largely...
11/2/12 at 9:28 AM "Are you thinking of ending your life?" 10/12/12 at 9:47 AM
It Gets Better 10/11/12 at 9:17 AM
More Document Shredding Events
In a recent post I mentioned document shredding events for Saturday, Oct 20 at some Wells Fargo locations. There are also events at The Village Family Service Center, 1201 25th St S., October 16 and ...
10/16/12 at 11:01 AM
Remembering my wife, becoming a cancer prevention advocate
By Brent Solseng My late wife Pam taught me most of what I know about ovarian cancer, beginning when she was diagnosed in April 2006, the day before she received her nursing degree from North Dakota ...
9/28/12 at 4:44 PM How your hairdresser could save you from cancer 6/19/12 at 9:07 AM
Is your underwear lucky?
In the June issue of Prevention magazine a brief summary onluck research was provided (page 26). Apparently those who believethat lucky charms canimprove their performance or luck actually do perform ...
6/19/12 at 7:09 PM
When the dog bites
Back when I was in seventh grade or thereabouts, I was riding my bike one summer day when a large black dog came running after me. His owner was nowhere in sight. He growled and snapped at my heels as...
5/19/11 at 12:04 PM Ticked off 5/10/11 at 12:21 PM
Paid to get healthy 4/15/11 at 2:11 PM
YouTube video to the rescue
When 19-year-old Mica Marcal created a video called "You, Me and Demi Lovato Against Bullying," she never envisioned it saving a life. But that's exactly what happened after the Utah college student...
10/28/10 at 6:58 PM
It Gets Better
Tyler Clementi was an 18-year-old freshman at Rutgers University when he committed suicide, apparently because his sex life was broadcast online without his consent. Clementi's death has sparked an o...
10/1/10 at 10:40 AM
Gephardt to speak at Great Plains Energy Expo
BISMARCK Former presidential candidate Dick Gephardt is a keynote speaker Tuesday at the Great Plains Energy Expo and Showcase here. The event begins Monday at the Bismarck Civic Center Exhibition...
9/19/10 at 8:59 AM Cigarette smoking among adults 9/7/10 at 2:19 PM
Hoeven declares suicide prevention month 9/1/10 at 1:29 PM
Aid follows flood declaration
President Barack Obama’s major disaster declaration for flooded northwestern Minnesota counties clears the way for further federal assistance. The disaster declaration is for Clay, Polk, Travers...
4/9/09 at 9:53 AM