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January 14, 2019
Luke Diekman of JLG Architects leads a tour Monday through a mock-up of a hospital room for the new Altru hospital.  Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Altru unveils mock-ups of new hospital rooms
January 14, 2019 - 4:59pm
He went to Waffle House to sober up. Workers dumped food on him and posted the humiliating video to Instagram.
January 14, 2019 - 2:03pm
The American Dog tick was the most common tick surveyed in 2018 by the North Dakota Department of Health. This adult female is a known carrier of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Submitted photo
North Dakota tick survey sees large uptick of samples. Here's what the health department found.
January 14, 2019 - 11:14am
January 12, 2019
Kailyn Ohm of Planned Parenthood sits Thursday, Jan. 3, in a classroom to be used for teen sex education in downtown Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota teen birth rate dropped, but not as much as nearby states, national average
January 12, 2019 - 3:58pm
January 11, 2019
The proportion of U.S. high school seniors who are vaping tobacco products nearly doubled in the past year, with more than 1 in 5 now saying they have vaped to get a hit of nicotine in the past 30 days, according to a new study. Ded Mityay / Dreamstime / TNS
Vaping epidemic: Schools, health officials concerned with growing e-cigarette use
January 11, 2019 - 7:35pm
Jonathan Holth and Josh Kehrwald of JLG Architects share details about Altru's new hospital at a Jan. 10 neighborhood meeting. Photo by Dan Niepow/Grand Forks Herald
Altru leaders brief neighbors on construction impacts
January 11, 2019 - 12:10pm
January 10, 2019
A Minnesota couple divorced. Then she gave him her kidney.
January 10, 2019 - 11:33am
January 8, 2019
Alec's family, from left: Alexis Holt, James Holt, Nicole Smith-Holt, Brittany Smith and Jamisen Holt at their home in Richfield, Minn. Nicole Smith-Holt is working to get drug manufacturers to lower the price of insulin. Photo for The Washington Post by Caroline Yang
Minnesota family shares their story of how son died while rationing insulin
January 8, 2019 - 10:37am
January 6, 2019
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Local hospitals comply with new federal law requiring price postings online
January 6, 2019 - 8:48am
January 3, 2019
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North Dakota flu cases remain low this season, but uptick expected
January 3, 2019 - 5:27pm
Some people fear weighted blankets get too hot, but that isn't the case because of the materials used in the blankets. Derek Fletcher / The Forumplay button
Are weighted blankets worth the hype for us bleary-eyed, tired Americans?
January 3, 2019 - 12:26pm
January 1, 2019
File photo of the Fitbit Charge HR.  (Tony Cenicola/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Fat-burning zone is a myth in weight loss, but calories do matter
January 1, 2019 - 12:07pm
December 29, 2018
"Bert and I have a nice banter and rapport. We need humor to lighten the world sometimes," said Lindsey Pelletier, center, a hospice nurse from Our Lady of Peace who comes to Bert McKasy's home in Mendota Heights to drain fluid from McKasy's abdomen and check his vitals on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Bert's wife, Caroline, is usually perched on the bed during the visits. McKasy has late-stage colon cancer. Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
Number of hospice patients in Minnesota increases as doctors accept such alternative care
December 29, 2018 - 9:26pm
December 27, 2018
Logan Andreotta, her husband Travis Jones, Audrey Andreotta, 2, and Bonnie Andreotta, 4, eat dinner together at home last month in Bowling Green, Kentucky. When Logan Andreotta was 24 years old, she started in vitro fertilization. She developed ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, which left her in searing pain while she produced 50 eggs, or about four years' worth, in one month. Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten.
Fertility industry says IVF drugs are safe; critics worry about overprescription
December 27, 2018 - 9:53pm
December 24, 2018
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Diagnosing Santa: ‘Tarnished with ashes and soot’? ‘A little round belly’? Should we be worried?
December 24, 2018 - 11:43am