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March 15, 2018
SD has more smokers, obese adults than national average, study says
March 15, 2018 - 5:18pm
February 12, 2018
MUST CREDIT: Anthony, 15, waits for his mother Raphael Richmond who is loading up on meat at the discount grocery store where they do a big once-a-month shopping trip on the day that their monthly SNAP account is re-funded.The Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Trump wants to overhaul America's safety net with giant cuts to housing, food stamps and health care
February 12, 2018 - 7:36pm
January 23, 2018
House members leave after voting at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 22, 2018. The House gave final approval to a measure that would fund the federal government for another three weeks, ending a three-day old shutdown. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
How the government shutdown ended up being a $31 billion gift to the health care industry
January 23, 2018 - 1:37pm
January 20, 2018
Two more flu deaths reported in ND
January 20, 2018 - 3:06pm
January 12, 2018
ND hospital restricts visitors due to flu virus
January 12, 2018 - 2:57pm
January 11, 2018
Conspirator admits in S.D. court that laser device doesn't help medical conditions
January 11, 2018 - 6:31pm
Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator, during her Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on Feb. 16, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Pete Marovich.
Trump administration opens door to let states impose Medicaid work requirements
January 11, 2018 - 10:59am
January 10, 2018
N.D. law limiting damages in malpractice cases ruled unconstitutional
January 10, 2018 - 2:23pm
December 31, 2017
This is a still image from the award-winning documentary “Essence of Healing: Journey of American Indian Nurses." Those behind the film hope it will help recruit and retain native nurses to serve communities with elderly people in need of care. Special to Forum News Service
Award-winning documentary aims to recruit, retain American Indian nurses
December 31, 2017 - 5:38pm
December 28, 2017
ND sees steep drop in opioid painkiller prescriptions
December 28, 2017 - 6:41pm
December 25, 2017
Leslie Wolf, right, talks Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in Wolf's Fargo home with her mother LeAnn Toppen about learning that she inherited from her a gene that predisposes her to ovarian and breast cancer.
 Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Genetic counselors can guide patients and families about risk for diseases
December 25, 2017 - 3:15pm
December 22, 2017
Martha Cardenas, a 23-year patient of Community Health Service, gets her blood pressure measured by nurse June Nelson during a visit Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in Moorhead, Minn. Federal funding for this program, and others like it, is in jeopardy. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Health care for poor and kids could be upended by budget battles
December 22, 2017 - 7:01pm
December 17, 2017
Unity Medical Center CEO Alan O'Neil walks through the 100-square-foot hospital room meant to house patients. The new rooms will be around three times the square footage. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Grafton to upgrade 60-year-old hospital with $12 million expansion
December 17, 2017 - 7:49am
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/ Forum News Service
After tumultuous year, next steps for health care policy hard to predict
December 14, 2017 - 7:17pm