THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND possible EHD deer deaths in western North Dakota
Wildlife biologists believe recent reports of white-tailed deer deaths in western North Dakota could indicate the presence of epizootic hemorrhagic disease.
Dr. Dan Grove, State Gam... Posted on 8/29/13 at 10:10 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
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HEALTHBEAT Type 1 diabetes - dancing with a Tasmanian devil
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THE NEW FORTY In sickness and in health...
I have spent the bulk of my day in bed - not because I was luxuriating in my laziness and not because I was having a wild sex romp - because I was just too dizzy and nauseous to go anywhere else. I di... Posted on 7/25/12 at 8:56 PM
Ranchers see demise of branding, a symbol of the West One of the West’s most enduring symbols is fading like a red-hot branding iron cools to ashen gray. With concerns over disease and global trade trumping tradition, federal regulators want ranchers to swap the old-fashioned cattle brand for electronic ear tags to quickly and reliably identify livestock.
Across the United States, every 69 seconds someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Nearly 5.5 million already have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
Last month, for the first time in more than a quarter century new medical guidelines for the disease were released. Herald reporter Ann Bailey talked with Michelle Barclay, Alzheimer’s Association of Minnesota-North Dakota vice president of programs, about the new guidelines.
Here is an edited version of their conversation:
It started off as an almost unnoticeable set of symptoms, but it wasn’t long until a rare medical condition shut down Spc. John Chase’s kidneys and ended his days serving overseas for the North Dakota National Guard.
Cholera is a bacterial infection spread through contaminated water. It causes severe diarrhea and vomiting that can lead to dehydration and death within hours. An outbreak of cholera has spread outside a rural valley in central Haiti, intensifying worries the disease could reach squalid tarp camps that house hundreds of thousands of earthquake survivors in the capital.
Workers are carving out mass graves on a hillside north of Haiti's capital, using earth-movers to bury 10,000 earthquake victims in a single day while relief workers warn that people are still dying of their injuries.
“Fibromyalgia is a diagnosis of exclusion. There are other things that can cause joint and soft tissue pain that are not fibromyalgia. ..." said Dr. Thomas Kowalkowski is the medical director at Interventional Pain & Physical Medicine Clinic. Kowalkowski’s rehabilitation center features massage therapy, aquatherapy, a sauna or steam room and acupuncture as well as fitness equipment to manage pain.
The health care costs of Alzheimer’s disease patients are more than triple those of other older people, and that doesn’t even include the billions of hours of unpaid care from family members, a new report suggests.
Debi Joy Olson, 53, freely admits that she stalked her ex-husband across the country, then stabbed him to death last summer at a mall in Davenport. She is representing herself in court, saying she wants to plead guilty and go to prison.But what seems like a simple case has been complicated and is nowhere near completion because she apparently suffers from Huntington's disease, which wastes brains cells.
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