How to improve access to dental care for the poor in spite of a limited number of Grand Forks area dentists who accept Medicaid is the topic of a forum at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Grand Forks Herald Community Room. To attend, you'll need to register for the event no later than today (Thursday).
When it comes to healthy eating, dietician Allen Anderson does more than give lip service. Anderson not only gives talks on the health benefits of eating nutritious foods when he’s at his job at the Grand Forks County Health Department, he and his wife, Kimberly, cook nourishing meals for their family.
Get vaccinated, wash your hands, cough or sneeze into the crook of an elbow or a shoulder and stay home when you don’t feel well. That pretty much sums up advice from Grand Forks Public Health at the start of the area’s flu season.
Both cases were treated before scabies - a fairly common, itchy skin disease caused by microscopic mites - could be confirmed, officials said. No additional reports have come in, and the initial public concern appears to have subsided.
With 17 general-practice dentists volunteering their assistance, Korsmo hopes to see 25, maybe 30 local children — some of whom may find themselves in a dentist’s chair for the first time in their lives.
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