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Health care's new paternalism?
Is the patient's blood pressure at 120 over 80 or below and controlled with one or more medications if necessary? Check. Normal body mass index? Check. Recommended screenings carried out according t...
5/17/13 at 11:33 AM Change fatigue in health care 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
Moving in with the adult children 5/6/13 at 2:49 PM
Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
5/14/13 at 9:38 AM A 5K you say? 9/14/12 at 3:11 PM
Thanks Bottles & Jugs, Tri-J liquor stores for sponsoring Alexis Barnick/Kiwanis event! 3/28/12 at 10:32 AM
UND’s Kelsey Lindberg will graduate with a master’s degree in kinesiology Saturday and start her dream job June 1
After blazing through an intense four-year program of study including three summers Kelsey Lindberg collected a dual degree: nursing and physical education, exercise science and wellness. Then, whi...
5/10/13 at 1:18 PM UPDATED: About 1,760 students eligible to graduate at UND spring commencements May 4 (Law), May 11 (general commencement), and May 12 (Medicine) 5/3/13 at 3:19 PM
UND launches new webpage as resource to help students in distress 4/24/13 at 9:14 AM
A Real Treat
This past week was substantial for many reasons. I landed in NYC Tuesday to prepare for the very first annual Family Dinner Conference on the campus of NYU presented by Time at the Table. We w...
4/21/13 at 1:56 PM
Once around the lake
For the first time in many months, I headed out for my weekend long run with plans to make the trek around Lake Bemidji. Normally a very peaceful run, the mild weather on Saturday made this 16-plus m...
3/31/13 at 10:40 AM A new path, a grand adventure 3/13/13 at 5:46 AM
Back to bare pavement 3/4/13 at 6:19 PM
The land that time forgot...
Fargo took the Midwest title in the Weather Channel's "Toughest Weather City" tournament. Fargo advanced to the Final Four after beating out International Falls by a mere forty votes. Well, at least t...
3/30/13 at 11:24 AM START SHRIEKING! 3/17/13 at 9:39 AM
Hitting the demographic hard... 2/6/13 at 9:25 PM
How to Be a Fit Oilfield Mom
The husband leaves for work and with him goes all my desire and motivation to go to the gym. Wait, who am I kidding? I haven't been to the gym since May! At first, I blamed it on summer and having t...
3/17/13 at 10:37 AM
Privilege vs. Rights: an Important Distinction
When I was in grade school, Mr. Dexter, the bus mechanic, gave a speech to us kids about proper bus safety and how if we didn't comply, we wouldn't be allowed the transport. He'd say with authority, "...
1/24/13 at 9:19 AM Problem Solved? #2 Meat-eating 8/23/12 at 8:58 AM
Insights into Exercise 6/20/12 at 9:23 AM
I have a confession to make...I am a magazine junkie. One in particular that I absolutely love is Consumer Reports. I know, not what you expected was it? I have purchased many items based on how some...
12/30/12 at 8:51 PM The results are in... 12/10/12 at 5:13 PM
I'm. Not. Tracking. 12/1/12 at 9:39 PM
Faces of the Boom: Doctor couple helps meet health care demand in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. Patients of Dr. Shu-Ming Wang are surprised to hear the Chinese doctor has a hint of a Southern accent. Wang, who recently moved to Williston from Oklahoma City, occasionally has a ...
11/12/12 at 2:43 PM Williston goes big with new recreation center 10/9/12 at 12:00 AM
Vaccine clinics offered for new students in Oil Patch 9/16/12 at 12:47 PM
Life Sucks Sometimes
My 16 year old son was diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel disease, Chrons a few weeks ago. Since that time my world has been turned upside down as I try first to understand what Chrons is and to ...
10/31/12 at 3:58 PM "Let Us Strip Off Every Weight That Slows Us Down" 6/30/11 at 8:48 AM
Alternatives for Native American Youth
New Groups Emerge with Alternatives for Native American Youth WRITTEN BYANNE EIGEMAN CREATED ONMONDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2012 14:09 October 10, 2012;Source:Open Channel on NBC News In a concluding segm...
10/30/12 at 9:27 AM Effective Recognition 10/16/12 at 9:08 AM
Thanks to our FFD In-Kind Donors 7/26/12 at 9:24 AM
The Water issue: Oil industry on Cusp awaiting EPA report
By Sid Pranke North Dakota is now about seven years into its latest oil boom about the same length of time since Lynn Helms began his job as director of the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR). ...
10/4/12 at 4:36 PM
"Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?" Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z...
9/19/12 at 2:16 PM Look where I found some quirky and fun cakes - Areavoices Digest #86 8/15/12 at 4:05 PM
Areavoices Digest #79 - Movie reviews, Family Wellness, SheSaysTV and more! 6/20/12 at 2:03 PM
Lakewood Health System launches new advanced patient care IT system
Lakewood Health System launched a new health information technology (IT) system in its efforts to create an advanced, paperless electronic health record (EHR). For more on this story visit http://www...
7/5/12 at 9:24 AM Medcenter One Bismarck Family Clinics have new clinic manager 6/15/12 at 8:38 AM
BCBSND’s MediQHome recognized for improving health of North Dakotans 6/6/12 at 7:40 AM