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Carol Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist
Minding our Elders: Feeling useful integral to emotional health
15 hours 4 min ago
March 23, 2017
File photo. Reuters.
UND med school: ND could be short hundreds of doctors in next decade
March 23, 2017 - 10:25pm
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Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
March 23, 2017 - 4:34pm
March 21, 2017
A boy crosses a railway trestle with his father on their way to a pond hockey tournament in Ontario. Reuters/Fred Thornhill/File Photo
Canadian youth hockey injuries cut in half after national policy change
March 21, 2017 - 1:31pm
Hospital staff carry 10-month old "Baby Dominique" into surgery to treat the infant born with four legs and two spines at Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, U.S., March 8, 2017. Photo taken March 8, 2017. Courtesy Advocate Chidren's Hospital/Handout via REUTERS
Girl born with four legs undergoes surgery to remove parasitic twin
March 21, 2017 - 10:48am
March 20, 2017
Julia (center) first appeared online and in printed materials as a part of Sesame Street's See Amazing in all Children initiative. She'll now appear on TV as well. From left, Elmo, Alan Muraoka, Julia, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird.
Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
March 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
Casey Shaw, with the apple in his mouth, goofs around with his siblings at a fall festival in New Hampshire. Because he suffers from misophonia, he frequently wears noise-reducing headphones to block sounds. Special to Forum News Service
Eating, other everyday oral sounds can cause rage for selective sound sufferers
March 20, 2017 - 8:00am
March 19, 2017
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Republicans revamp U.S. health bill, boost benefits to older Americans
March 19, 2017 - 1:46pm
March 18, 2017
Photograph of author Carol Bursack of Minding Our Elders by Ann Arbor Miller, annarbormiller.com. Photograph was taken on Jan. 18, 2011, in Fargo, N.D.
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
March 18, 2017 - 3:01pm
March 17, 2017
Mark Schaefer, clinic manager of Community Medical Services in Minot, N.D., the state's first methadone clinic, is pictured Thursday, March 16, 2017. About 40 percent of clients there use a state-funded vouncher program, which would receive less funding under a legislative proposal. Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service
ND drug treatment vouchers could run out of money next week
March 17, 2017 - 7:12pm
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, left, leads a discussion on opiod abuse on Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Minot, N.D., with Renae Byre of First District Health Unit, Paul Stroklund of Minot and Candis Mock of North Central Human Services. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Drug epidemic 'killing people in our communities'
March 17, 2017 - 9:52am
March 15, 2017
The Moline family prior to the most recent addition of Sheppard, who is now 3 months old. Special to The Fargo Forum / Forum News Service.
Hundreds send prayers, support after ND native and mother of 5 dies unexpectedly
March 15, 2017 - 9:32am
March 14, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell departs after speaking with the media following the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., March 14, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein
Republicans on defense after report says millions would lose insurance
March 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 13, 2017
Susan Beehler of Mandan testifies against House Bill 1308 in front of the Senate Human Services Committee. The bill deals with drug screening for applicants for some welfare program applicants. "It's a complicated matter, and it's not going to be settled by a pee cup," said Beehler, who added she was once on welfare but today has a business and is a homeowner. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Welfare drug screening bill debated with emotions, data in ND committee
March 13, 2017 - 8:48pm
The Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital, which will have 42 beds and specializes in stroke, traumatic brain injury and physical rehabilitation, will finish construction in August and is slated to open in October or November south of the Microsoft campus in Fargo.Dave Wallis / The Forum
ND's first specialty rehabilitation hospital under construction in Fargo
March 13, 2017 - 7:41pm
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