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‘These people had us chasing phantoms:’ Couple in dispute with agency over crop damage caused by pesticide sprayer
Animal cruelty convict ordered to wear ankle bracelet: New charge filed in McHenry County related to trail ride
Night rescue saves 4 people on lake
3 University System employees on leave after data breach
Leier: PLOTS numbers dip slightly in 2014
Nation & World
Small-town school adjusts to the oil boom: Housing a key to hiring teachers as school adds students, diversity
Oil spills into slough in Bottineau County
Wind energy project in north-central N.D. gets final go-ahead
Hearing set on treatment of N.D. crude oil before transport
Report says Canada railway audit inadequate before Quebec derailment
Fairfield: North Dakota must embrace innovation
Lewton: Hagen faces challenges in coming years
Ahlin: Culture surely a factor in higher suicide rates
Valeu: ND Democrats offer creative opposition to Republican supermajority
Veeder: What would dog say about past eight years?
Tigirlily to perform Thursday at Alive@5
Paid parental leave becoming less common
Pauline J. Lokken
Philip James Sande
Delores A. Moore
Closer connections: Electrical supplier’s Dickinson warehouse helps customers
Hull: Sit with me a while in my garden
Jackie Hope: Peanut butter treats for ‘Mousetopia’
Patrick Hope: Say cheese and die!
Bulldogs look to begin season on high note: With new coach at the helm, Bowman County seeks to forget past and focus on the future
Mollberg gets start at quarterback for UND
Cleveland shuts out Twins: House throws 5 1/3 scoreless innings as Indians defeat Minnesota
Lynx open playoffs in shadow of Mercury
NDSU’s Morlock hopes to return ASAP
April 7, 2014
Smith: Improving rural health care through broadband, bringing doctors to their patients
Lost in the political squabbling surrounding the Affordable Care Act is the extraordinary work of our nation’s doctors. For generations, they have been the backbone of our health care system — from those doctors of a bygone era who made house calls to the cutting-edge medical...
opinion / columns
April 7, 2014 - 4:34pm
April 6, 2014
Getting more doctors for N.D.: A key retention tool, in-state residencies, is maxed out now but officials expect more
Michelle Placke grew up in the small town of Beulah with a dentist for a father and a nurse for a mother, so she knew she wanted to be a doctor at an early age. After getting her medical training in Houston, Placke said her first choice to complete her residency was at the Altru...
news / education
April 6, 2014 - 9:59pm
February 15, 2014
Fight against bad medicine: Medical community teams up with law enforcement to combat prescription abuse from the inside
As prescription drug addiction becomes an ever-increasing problem in North Dakota, members of the medical and law enforcement community are working together to try and stop it before it starts. “It’s becoming a national epidemic,” said John Vastag, co-chairman of Reducing Pharmaceutical...
news / local
February 15, 2014 - 11:21pm
January 13, 2014
Omdahl: 65,000 people and no additional doctors
The shortage of primary care physicians in North Dakota just got worse. It was approaching a crisis situation before expansion of Medicaid kicked in on Jan. 1. That expansion will eventually add 20,000 to 30,000 to the patient load in North Dakota. Add this to the 40,000 newcomers...
opinion / columns
January 13, 2014 - 12:59pm
January 4, 2014
Early days of Obamacare bring trickle, not flood, of patients
By Sharon Begley and Lewis Krauskopf Reuters NEW YORK — U.S. medical providers are seeing only a trickle of patients newly insured under President Barack Obama’s health care law, as insurers, hospitals and doctors try to work out any hitches in coverage. More than 2 million...
January 4, 2014 - 9:00pm
March 10, 2013
Finding doctors in ND: Majority come from within
GRAND FORKS -- Before being hired by Altru Health System last year, Dr. Jason Go saw Grand Forks as just another town along the interstate between...
news / north dakota
March 10, 2013 - 12:00am
January 16, 2013
UND admins push for new medical school
BISMARCK -- University of North Dakota leaders were hoping Tuesday to convince legislators that the most expensive option for expanding its medical school would be the best value for the state. The UND representatives spoke to the Senate Appropriations Committee to provide details...
news / oil
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
November 11, 2012
FOTB: Doctor, Doctor: Couple helps out with Williston's health care demands
WILLISTON -- Patients of Dr. Shu-Ming Wang are surprised to hear the Chinese doctor has a hint of a Southern accent. Wang, who recently moved...
news / oil
November 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2010
Study: Radiation boosts prostate cancer survival
CHICAGO (AP) -- Doctors are reporting a key advance in treating men with cancer that has started to spread beyond the prostate: survival is significantly better if radiation is added to standard hormone treatments. Results of the study were given Sunday at a cancer conference, where...
June 6, 2010 - 5:40pm
February 5, 2009
Doctors separate conjoined infants
PARIS (AP) -- An operation to separate conjoined twin boys from Madagascar was successful and the babies are "doing well," doctors at a Paris hospital said Thursday. Eight-month-old Imahagaga and Imahalatsa were born June 16 last year in Madagascar, joined at the thorax and abdomen...
February 5, 2009 - 11:50am
March 7, 2008
N.D. doctors are critical of WSI
BISMARCK -- North Dakota doctors described to legislators on Thursday a state workers' compensation system in which their medical care decisions are often interfered with by non-medically trained bureaucrats and in which the paperwork and low reimbursement is not worth the trouble...
March 7, 2008 - 12:00am