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HEALTH MATTERS: The ABCs of blood pressure RX

September 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

I have high blood pressure and have to take three different medications to keep my pressure under control. Why do I have to take so many pills? Continue Reading

HEALTH MATTERS: Finding the right doctor

July 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I am new to Grand Forks and need a doctor. What is the best method for selecting the right doctor for my family? Should I use one of the services on the Web that rates doctors? Continue Reading

HEALTH MATTERS: Co-pays, deductibles are here to stay

July 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I’m annoyed by the co-pays and deductibles I have to pay to get medications and various health services. That’s why I have insurance! Why do insurance companies often insist on them? Continue Reading

HEALTH MATTERS: Gum disease not a cause of heart disease

May 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I’ve heard people say that gum disease can cause heart disease. Is that true? Continue Reading

HIGHER EDUCATION NOTES

August 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A data management tool developed at UND will be offered to state offices of rural health in all 50 states through a new license agreement with the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. Continue Reading