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December 19, 2017
Herald's health care checkup
December 19, 2017 - 11:42am
December 17, 2017
Alan O'Neil, CEO of Unity Medical Center in Grafton, reviews plans for a three-floor hospital addition with Kristen Pastorek, surgery supervisor for the operating room. The operating room is original with the 60-year-old building and will be replaced in the new addition. (Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
Modern medicine: Grafton to upgrade 60-year-old hospital with $12 million expansion
December 17, 2017 - 8:16am
December 15, 2017
Dr. Miran Blanchard, a radiation oncologist with the Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center, Fargo, shows Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, a 3-D rendering of the radiation beams focused on a patient's inoperable brain tumor from many different angles; leaving the surrounding tissue undamaged. (Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service)
Radiation as a scalpel: Technique spares healthy tissue, treats inoperable tumors
December 15, 2017 - 8:29pm
December 14, 2017
Devin Schaan, a single mother living in Grand Forks, sees a good portion of her monthly budget spent on health insurance to cover insulin and other costs to cover her diabetes management.  (Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
After tumultuous year, next steps for health care policy hard to predict
December 14, 2017 - 6:35pm
Lee Barnett of West Fargo, one of the medical marijuana proponents who spoke at a meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, said frustrated supporters might try to legalize recreational marijuana use because of the delays and costly requirements legislators have imposed on the law passed with nearly 64 percent voter approval. Patrick Springer / Forum News Service
As ND waits for medical pot, frustrated supporters foresee a voter backlash
December 14, 2017 - 5:27pm
December 13, 2017
How does the U.S. stack up in health care?
December 13, 2017 - 8:00am
December 12, 2017
Now a full year past his life-changing kidney transplant, Darrell Nilep talks to Dr. Adetola Haastrup in a telemedicine visit in Devils Lake. (Janelle Vonasek/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Working together: Health centers build partnerships to adapt to changing medical landscape
December 12, 2017 - 7:00am
December 10, 2017
Picture of health: Stats provide glimpse into health spending
December 10, 2017 - 8:13am
Greg Murphy had a gastrointestinal tumor, called a sarcoma cancer, removed at the Mayo Clinic and is going to be on a chemotherapy regiment for three to five years. His wife, Barb and sons, Zachary, center, and Jacob share a laugh with him at home in Grand Forks recently. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Even with good insurance, health conditions put great burden on families
December 10, 2017 - 7:00am
December 5, 2017
Letter: The need for good health care is vital
December 5, 2017 - 6:27am
December 2, 2017
Letter: Why not be required to buy insurance?
December 2, 2017 - 7:29am
November 30, 2017
One of the grow rooms at Minnesota Medical Solutions' Otsego greenhouse and laboratory hosts hundreds of plants in various stages of maturity. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
Minnesota adds autism, sleep apnea to medical marijuana list
November 30, 2017 - 6:47pm
November 22, 2017
Letter: Health centers facing uncertainty
November 22, 2017 - 6:00am
May 18, 2014
Marijuana-based products are seen at the "Oregon's Finest" medical marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Steve Dipaola
Doctors: Minnesota medical marijuana law’s effects unclear for now
May 18, 2014 - 9:30am
May 17, 2014
RON SEELEY: N.D. doesn’t need dental mid-level providers
May 17, 2014 - 12:00pm