PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Thank You Mary Adkins
Mary Adkins shared her amazing journey, a story of addiction, life, and learning. Thirty-five people came out; each for their own reason, on the coldest night of winter to hear Mary's heart story. We... Posted on 3/17/13 at 2:32 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS A Perfect World
It seems that the start of each new year begins with a drop-shipment
of brand new problems, this year is no different. I think many people
will see these problems as humanities' imperfections that mus... Posted on 12/30/12 at 7:41 AM
COBBERS ON THE BRAIN Is alcoholism a forever problem in the U.S.?
Alcohol and the problem of alcoholism has been a problem for years and this problem is definitely not on the decline. Our society today in the U.S. seems to be adopting alcohol consumption as a major ... Posted on 12/6/12 at 8:37 PM
Poorer people have a harder time getting a doctor's appointment in Canada, even though the country's universal health insurance pays doctors the same amount regardless of the type of patient they see, according to a Canadian study.
It’s been nearly 40 years, but Linda Grahek remembers the day when something “was just not right” with her infant son, John. To this day, Linda is unsure whether John’s condition was caused by high fever, a case of measles or having been delivered with forceps, she said. There’s no history of epilepsy in the family.
The National Institutes of Health estimates that 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, which can range in severity from snoring and restlessness, to reflux (food returning to the throat from the stomach), to sleep apnea, an abnormal pause in breathing.
Researchers found that a few weeks after receiving the steroid shots, people reported less pain and disability than those who'd been given placebo injections. But a year later, the same patients lagged behind the placebo group in their likelihood of complete recovery.
As a real estate paralegal, Wayne Young spends most of his day reading — intensely. Since starting last year at The German Law Group in Grand Forks, he began experiencing eye strain, blurred vision and headaches. He sought help from Grand Forks optometrist David Bieberdorf.
Head lice, aka Pediculosis capitis, are tiny insects that cannot live without a human host. They are spread from head to head. said Lori Saari, a public health nurse with the Duluth schools.
No one knows where the first louse came from.
“Chemo brain,” a term describing the forgetfulness and cognitive fog that breast-cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy experience,may have more to do with the stress and fatigue caused by the disease, a study suggests.
How effective acupuncture is “depends on what we are asking it to do,” said Dr. Brent Bauer, director of the Department of Internal Medicine’s Complementary and Integrative Medicine program at Mayo Clinic, in an email to the the Herald.
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