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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (right) talks with Tina Silverness, chief operating officer at the Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment, during a tour of the facility on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Lieutenant governor hears Duluth opioid concerns
2 hours 36 min ago
Longtime friends and 1988 Alexandria graduates (left to right) Tonya Bakewell Dreher, Cathy Grove Barker and Natalie Johnson Annis, will soon take a trip of a lifetime together. They are taking part in the 15-day Everest to End Duchenne trek to raise money for research for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Dreher's son, Gus, 12, has Duchenne's, which is the most severe of all the muscular dystrophies. (Contributed)
4 Minn. women join group to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for Duchenne's research
14 hours 35 min ago
Dan Bezzant and his son, Jackson. Photo: courtesy of Bezzant family.
'My heart is in pieces': Father makes public plea for son bullied because of medical condition
14 hours 52 min ago
Death toll rises to 9 in South Florida nursing home that overheated
15 hours 24 min ago
September 19, 2017
File photo. Teens play a basketball game at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, June 14, 2016. Alex Wroblewski / The New York Times
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
September 19, 2017 - 2:10pm
Eight- and nine-year-old football players practice. Youths who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who started playing after they turned 12, according to a study released by Boston University researchers on Sept. 19, 2017. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
September 19, 2017 - 11:07am
Shitake mushrooms in stone cup set on genuine old wood background.
Mushrooms add savory taste without the fat
September 19, 2017 - 5:54am
September 18, 2017
Tyler Conley of Duluth has been clean for several years from an addiction to opioids. Conley manages the skate park at The Encounter in Duluth. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Return to childhood skateboarding passion helps opioid addict on route to recovery
September 18, 2017 - 11:30pm
Little girl and father are enjoying reading book together
How reading can make you healthier and happier
September 18, 2017 - 9:03am
During your meeting with the school, inquire about asthma triggers in the classroom, including class pets, carpeting, food, exercise, air quality and many others. Special to Forum News Service
Breathe easy: 5 tips for managing asthma in school
September 18, 2017 - 8:57am
September 17, 2017
"The exact reason why certain music can help you sleep isn't clear," says Dr. Praveen Jinnur, who works in sleep medicine at Essentia Health in Fargo. " It is likely related to the relaxing effect that a good song can have, or the fact that music my trigger feel-good chemicals in the brain." Special to Forum News Service
Can't sleep? These sounds will conk you out
September 17, 2017 - 11:02am
September 16, 2017
Carol Bursack of Minding Our Elders
Abused adult children may not be suited for caregiver role
September 16, 2017 - 7:58am
September 14, 2017
Heads up: The hottest way to treat lice catches on in Minneapolis
September 14, 2017 - 10:07pm
September 13, 2017
Sanford acquires Upper Mississippi Mental Health Center
September 13, 2017 - 4:46pm
September 12, 2017
These urinals for players in the Baltimore Ravens locker room are plentiful. But fans may not be so lucky. Washington Post photo by Carol Guzy
The No. 1 problem for football fans? Finding a bathroom
September 12, 2017 - 8:48am