HEALTHBEAT Tobacco use: still a problem
It's safe to say that over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been spent in the United States on reducing tobacco use.
It has had an impact. The number of adults who smoke has declined st... Posted on 11/15/12 at 2:30 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Emergency preparedness meeting planned
The North Dakota Department of Health has scheduled a meeting Friday to educate the public about emergency preparedness and provide opportunity for public comment.
The meeting begins at ... Posted on 7/26/10 at 9:26 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER State settles in for long flu fight
State health officials are tweaking their H1N1 swine influenza guidelines as Minnesota settles in for an unpredictable flu fight that could last months.
Doctors and clinicians have sent more than 400 ... Posted on 5/4/09 at 12:56 PM
But officials worry about funding The State Board of Higher Education has given the green light to the Master in Public Health degree program UND and North Dakota State University is proposing, but officials fear the political climate may hamper funding.
Officials go after unlicensed tattoo artists; ‘scratchers’ hurt credible businesses, artists say "Those people give tattooing a bad reputation,” says Arran Brown, a co-owner of Dark Side Tattooing in Grand Forks.
Employers encourage vaccinations, provide information, sanitizers
“With the flood, we learned how important it was to maintain good communications with our employees and customers,” said Bonnie Upham of Alerus Financial in Grand Forks. “We learned how important documentation was, and to make that available electronically.”
Some of Minnesota’s largest public hospitals are preparing to trim heavily used programs and services as state budget cuts and soaring costs for treating the uninsured threaten to leave them millions of dollars short.
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