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Patients spend more time reading health info online than with doctor

October 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO When Joel Haugen started practicing medicine in 1982, patients would turn to books or ask for advice from neighbors to learn more about their woes. Continue Reading

An ‘accidental’ discovery

April 30, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Brady Lind of Alexandria is your typical 9-year-old rough-and- tumble boy. He loves hockey and baseball and playing with his brothers Evan, 12, and Caleb, 7.
That’s why his parents, Scott and Linda, weren’t surprised when he ended up with a possible fracture in his elbow. Continue Reading

Leukemia diagnosis leads family to fund raise

June 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Heckenlaible is Honorary Chair at Friday’s Relay for Life
WORTHINGTON Heidi Heckenlaible has never attended a Relay for Life event, but this year she will not only be there surrounded by her family and friends, she will be the guest of honor. Continue Reading

First mammogram leads to breast cancer diagnosis

October 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

OKABENA At a suggestion from her doctor, Doreen DeWall scheduled an appointment for her first mammogram when she was 41 years old, just so there would be baseline results in the years to come. Going along with that suggestion may have saved her life. Continue Reading