April 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Old checklist for doctors: order that test, write that prescription. New checklist for doctors: first ask yourself if the patient really needs it.
Nine medical societies representing nearly 375,000 physicians are challenging the widely held perception that more health care is better, releasing lists Wednesday of tests and treatments their members should no longer automatically order. Continue Reading
March 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
When did the States Ballroom burn down? Whatever happened to the Graham doctors? These are the questions you hear asked now and then. A phone visit with Jean McDonald Johnson in San Diego, Calif., sheds light on the States Ballroom that was the place to go in the 1930s and 1940s. Long time residents of Grand Forks remember it so fondly. Continue Reading
January 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Andrea Schenck, 55, a cast member of “All My Children” in the early 1980s, went by Andrea Moar professionally. She portrayed Carrie Sanders Tyler on the long-running daytime drama. Continue Reading
August 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Lawmakers eliminated funding for the $150,000 program during the last-minute negotiations.
June 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
It’s the second Canadian national report in the space of a week warning that chronic illness is pushing Canada’s health-care system to the brink. Continue Reading
June 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Jack Kevorkian, the retired pathologist who captured the world’s attention as he helped dozens of ailing people commit suicide, igniting intense debate and ending up in prison for murder, has died in a Detroit area hospital after a short illness. Continue Reading
March 20, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Cardiology and nephrology will be two of the focus areas as Rice Memorial Hospital seeks to strengthen and expand some of its services this year.
August 7, 2010 in INFORUM
Area health care providers say future shortage of primary care and family medicine doctors needs attention now
When Dr. Richard Vetter added up the number of doctors over age 50 at Innovis Health a year ago, the result was none too promising. Continue Reading