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November 5, 2018
Jim Sagissor suffered debilitating chronic pain after a motorcycle accident in 2011. He relied heavily on narcotic painkillers, which failed to alleviate his pain and caused problems. His pain has been greatly relieved after a procedure last year implanted a spinal cord stimulator, which sends messages to his brain to block the pain.
Opioid free: Pain ‘like a thousand bee stings’ now a manageable ‘nuisance’
November 5, 2018 - 7:46am
September 30, 2018
Kelly Hatlen talks with her son, Cash, Thursday, July 19, 2018, at their home in Fargo. Cash lives with cerebral palsy and requires near constant medical attention. Erin Bormett / Forum News Service
A Fargo mother’s struggle to care for her severely disabled son
September 30, 2018 - 6:05am
July 16, 2018
Reeve Avila, 4, Flor Avila, 24, and Kayleen Avila, 5. Special to The Forum
4-year-old Fargo boy in a coma after I-29 crash near Hankinson kills mom, 5-year-old sister
July 16, 2018 - 6:09pm
Sheena Snell, regular Sanford Health breast milk donor, stands for a portrait Friday, July 13, at her home in Fargo. Erin Bormett / Forum News Service
Sanford drop-off site a boon for breast milk donors
July 16, 2018 - 7:57am
June 19, 2018
 Brianna Cassady, a transgender woman, speaks about her gender reassignment surgery at Essentia in Fargo on Monday, June 18, 2018. David Samson / The Forum
'I am the first': Full gender reassignment surgery believed to be the first in North Dakota
June 19, 2018 - 8:48pm
June 17, 2018
Kayla Quinn is a certified nurse-midwife at Sanford Health in Fargo. Randy Cadwell / Forum News Service
Sanford hiring more certified nurse-midwives
June 17, 2018 - 10:41pm
June 3, 2018
Kai Roppe, left, and his brother Keaton, get ready to knock knuckles Sunday, June 3, 2018, at the NICU reunion at Essentia Health in Fargo. The twins, who will be 2 years old in a couple of weeks, had spent months in the neonatal intensive care unit, said their mother, Natalie Roppe, right. Kai is held by his grandmother, Jody Wibe. (Helmut Schmidt / Forum News Service)
A celebration of life: Fargo’s Essentia NICU reunion gives families, staff time to enjoy ‘their miracles’
June 3, 2018 - 7:37pm
May 26, 2018
Grilling meat at high temperatures can burn or char the outside, and leave the inside undercooked, according to WebMD. Chelsey Perkins / Forum News Service
Practice safe cooking habits to avoid food poisoning
May 26, 2018 - 10:15am
May 17, 2018
Sanford, Essentia doctors in ND begin offering online E-visits
May 17, 2018 - 7:24pm
April 30, 2018
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'Unmasking' project helps people with brain injuries share experiences in common
April 30, 2018 - 8:57pm
April 27, 2018
Refinery workers evacuate the area during a series of fires and explosions at the Calumet refinery in Superior, Wis. Thursday, April 26, 2018. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Most oil refinery victims treated and released, 1 remains hospitalized
April 27, 2018 - 10:15am
April 23, 2018
Annika Perkins suffered for years with digestive problems that defied diagnosis. A test revealed she had Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth. Patrick Springer / The Forum
North Dakota woman's puzzling digestive problem turned out to be bacterial overgrowth
April 23, 2018 - 10:06am
April 14, 2018
Sanford, Essentia recognized for comprehensive stroke care
April 14, 2018 - 4:13pm
March 8, 2018
Domonique Clayton
Woman accused of trying to shoot Minnesota trooper outside Moorhead charged with attempted murder
March 8, 2018 - 8:55pm
March 6, 2018
Buildings of the Essentia Health campus fill this view of Duluth's Central Hillside as seen from the air earlier this year. (News Tribune file photo)
Citing a 'personnel matter,' three top executives from Essentia Health leave staff
March 6, 2018 - 4:59pm