LIVING UNITED Toys for Tots drive
There's still time to donate to the National Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive coordinated locally by United Way.
Today thru Dec. 4 we will be collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys to be distr... Posted on 11/25/13 at 4:57 PM
NDAD INSIGHTS Month of the caregiver
Caregiving has its own month, and for good reason. It plays a hugely important and frequently unsung role in the fabric of contemporary family life.
Here are"10 Things You Need to Know about Caregivi... Posted on 11/18/13 at 2:58 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER 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... Posted on 11/14/13 at 6:41 PM
4 MY FUTURE: CAREER AND CHARACTER EDUCATION 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... Posted on 11/14/13 at 2:37 PM
A — Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan.
B — Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem.
C — Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down away from home.
Most vehicles start out with a “new car smell,” but there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be car care aware and avoid the hassle and expense of an unexpected breakdown, says the Car Care Council.
Remember your mom nagging you to “stop slouching” and “sit up straight”?
She may not have known just how right she was to urge good posture. The spine plays a major role in one’s overall health — and taking care of it yields lifelong benefits.
They’ve been to places most Americans will never see, under conditions no one wants to think about, in countries with names most people cannot spell. Now more than half of the country’s nearly 22 million living veterans are receiving at least one benefit or service guaranteed to them because of their service to the nation.
Sandy Smith formed the North Dakota Autism Center from her kitchen table in 2006, not long after her young son, Tyler, was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Today, Smith will oversee a groundbreaking ceremony to mark construction of a new 6,700-square-foot home for the organization in West Fargo.
After years of barefoot walks to my car, countless runs, high heels and not enough pedicures, my feet are pretty rough. Since sandal weather is finally here, I decided to try Earth Therapeutics’ Pedi-Jams Gel Booties.
After their trailer ride from western North Dakota, Krystal, Ruby, Diamond, Princess, Karmel and Ginger were unloaded at the foot of a 1,000 pound-plus hay bale in the barn. They made a serious dent in it.
Communicating from one language to another is nothing new. Centuries ago, the Rosetta Stone allowed scholars to use Greek to decipher ancient hieroglyphs. Today Google Translate can instantly change the languages of websites and emails. But those services help with the written word. A bigger challenge is how to instantly translate intense conversations, particularly when life or death hangs in the balance. A Minnesota start-up is out with a new device aimed at bridging the language gap.
Choosing a potential guardian is one of the most important decisions parents make for their minor children, in the event the worst happens. One family shares their story of becoming guardians to a cousin’s daughter.
West Fargo police had repeated encounters with a man whose mental illness caused him to cycle in and out of custody and treatment. Over a recent 18-month period, officers dealt with him 24 times. The longest gaps were periods when he was hospitalized or in treatment.
State and federal officials have come up with a way to preserve Minnesota's subsidized health care plan for the working poor when the federal health overhaul takes effect, Minnesota's human services commissioner said Wednesday.
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