SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Medicare Medical (Part B) premium varies with income
Medicare Medical (Part B) coverage helps pay for doctors services and outpatient care along with other services.
Most people incorrectly think that the costs of providing Medicare Part B coverage are... Posted on 5/20/13 at 3:49 PM
THE NEW FORTY Like a virgin...sort of.
Madonna's song, Like a Virgin, includes a chorus line that says:
Like a virgin - touched for the very first time.
I have had this song in mind since Tuesday when I first went to see the chiropractor... Posted on 5/25/12 at 9:41 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Relay for Life Radio Promos
Here are a couple of radio promos Ginny and I will be recording this week for this year's Greater Grand Forks Relay for Life.
Relay For Life 2011 Survivors Radio Ad
Terry: Every year, 1.3 million Ame... Posted on 3/13/11 at 8:28 AM
The flu virus is “very unpredictable,” Jennifer Heath said, and it’s hard to know in advance if we’re in store for another relatively quiet, mild flu season like last year or a rush of worry that swept across much of the country in 2009 from the so-called swine flu.
Katelyn Brinkman has given birth to three children, all at home and all with the help of a midwife. The youngest, Jarrik, arrived three weeks ago at her Mayville, N.D., home with her husband, Michael, assisting and sons Wesley, 1, and Matthew, 3, nearby.
Democrats say Republicans would not approve federal grants for a home-visitation program that could have protected vulnerable children on reservations because of its link to “Obamacare.” Republican say they were concerned the program would violate privacy rights and long-term federal funding was uncertain. Nonprofit groups are now pursuing the grants.
Attracting and keeping experienced nurses in a hospital setting is a challenge — so challenging that Sanford Health in Fargo is offering sign-up bonuses of $15,000 for registered nurses with at least two years of experience who commit to stay at least three years.
Altru Health System said Tuesday that it plans to open a disease-prevention center at the Choice Health & Fitness facility in Grand Forks. The project was made possible with a donation to the Altru Health Foundation from Suzanne “Sanny” Ryan, the mother of Altru President Casey Ryan.
The doctor may not be in, but one of the city’s newest health services companies can give you a pretty good idea of what ails you. That’s Any Lab Tests Now, an Atlanta chain that opened a franchise here early this year at 3019 13th Ave. S.
A serious leg injury could have cost Mark Romfo valuable time in the middle of planting season last spring on his farm near Langdon, N.D. But his doctor, 120 miles away in Grand Forks, was able to monitor his progress with the help of telemedicine technology.
At LifeCare Medical in Roseau, Minn., patients 4 to 94 have received services through Altru’s telemedicine network since the program launched in 2008, said Sharon Brett, a registered nurse and telemedicine coordinator at LifeCare.
Dr. Anil Potti, the controversial cancer researcher whose work at Duke University led to lawsuits from patients, is now a medical oncologist at the Cancer Center of North Dakota in Grand Forks. But his boss, Dr. William Noyes, said Potti is a victim of unfair accusations and the negative news “is a dead issue.” He said Potti’s patients loved him.
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