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MN lawmakers hear witnesses praise medical marijuana

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Seven-year-old Amelia Beaver provided an example about why some Minnesotans want patients with severe illnesses to have access to marijuana.
The girl suffered a seizure, one of about 30 she suffers a day, while her mother told the Minne…continue reading on dglobe.com

Man who robbed pharmacy for treatment sentenced

November 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

The man who robbed Irsfeld Pharmacy in June in an attempt to get treatment for drug and alcohol abuse attained his goal Tuesday at a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson.

Joshua Hunt, 31, was sentenced to three years imprisonment, w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Acu-therapies restore ‘balance and harmony’ in the body

November 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

How effective acupuncture is “depends on what we are asking it to do,” said Dr. Brent Bauer, director of the Department of Internal Medicine’s Complementary and Integrative Medicine program at Mayo Clinic, in an email to the the Herald. Continue Reading

An overview of alternative treatments

November 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Millions of Americans have reached out to practitioners of “alternative” methods of achieving health and wellness. According to the National Science Foundation, “alternative medicine” generally refers to treatments that have not been proven effective using scientific methods. Continue Reading

Migraine patients talk Acu-Stapling

November 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Michael Coachman of Larimore, N.D., has been suffering from migraines for nearly 20 years. He sought help from Dr. Michael Waind, a Grand Forks chiropractor who uses acu-stapling to alleviate migraines, based on testimony from friends who tried, and got relief from, the alternative method. Continue Reading

Not wasting wastewater: Innovative solution to sewage problem allows cities to grow

September 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

RAY Developer Tom Serie could fill two 12-plex apartment buildings here tomorrow. Continue Reading

New soft water flowing from Osakis’ $2.2 million treatment plant

September 18, 2012 in The Osakis Review

Water quality is pretty much the same in Osakis, in spite of the fact that the brand new water treatment plant went on line on Monday, August 13.
Kurt Haakinson, Osakis Public Works director, commented, “Some of the people may experience a little harder water than normal,” while the new system is getting fine-tuned. Continue Reading

Experts: Weiner’s behavior similar to addicts’

June 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Anthony Weiner, the New York congressman, says he is seeking professional treatment “to focus on becoming a better husband and healthier person” following a sexting scandal that threatens to drive him from office. Continue Reading

Mental health needs going unmet

April 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Nobles County to discuss option of creating local program
WORTHINGTON When the state closed its mental health regional treatment centers nearly a decade ago, it left a void in service in southwest Minnesota for individuals suffering from mental illness. Continue Reading

10 stories that made 2010 history

December 31, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Longtime incumbents ousted from office and another soldier death top the region’s news events of the year Continue Reading