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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
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 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, N.D. Janelle Vonasek / Forum News Serviceplay button
Working together: Urban, smaller health centers build partnerships to adapt to changing medical landscape
December 12, 2017 - 9:00am
December 10, 2017
Picture of health: Stats provide glimpse into health spending
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
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, N.D., recently. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Even with good insurance, health conditions put great burden on families
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am