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March food drives ‘exceptional’ for local pantries

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON — While not all of the matching fund allocations are in, Worthington’s two food shelves did exceptionally well during their March food drive campaign.
Any contributions of food and money were matched during the month by Min…continue reading on dglobe.com

Sebelius: I’m responsible for debacle: Health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, a White House official said on Thursday.
Her departure removes one li…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Smith: Improving rural health care through broadband, bringing doctors to their patients

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 cal…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Smith: Improving rural health care through broadband, bringing doctors to their patients

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 cal…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Getting more doctors for N.D.: A key retention tool, in-state residencies, is maxed out now but officials expect more

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 complet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Getting more doctors for N.D.: A key retention tool, in-state residencies, is maxed out now but officials expect more

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 complet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sanford mobile clinics illegal in Williston: City Commission could lift moratorium on businesses

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Sanford Health plans to bring two multimillion-dollar mobile clinics to the Bakken to meet health care needs, but right now they would not be legal in Williston.
The Williston City Commission has a moratorium on any new mobile business…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sanford mobile clinics illegal in Williston: City Commission could lift moratorium on businesses

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Sanford Health plans to bring two multimillion-dollar mobile clinics to the Bakken to meet health care needs, but right now they would not be legal in Williston.
The Williston City Commission has a moratorium on any new mobile business…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Questions and answers about today’s MNsure deadline

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By CHRISTOPHER SNOWBECK, St. Paul Pioneer Press

ST. PAUL — Sign up for health insurance today? Or pay a tax penalty next year?
That’s the choice facing Minnesotans who lack coverage and need to sign up for insurance by midnight to comply…continue reading on dglobe.com

Edgebrook Care Center: A community asset

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

EDGERTON — Edgebrook Care Center has been a focal point in the Edgerton community and surrounding area for more than 40 years.
With an all-inclusive rehabilitation center, senior living and outpatient therapy services, Edgebrook Care Center has be…continue reading on dglobe.com