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April 19, 2018
Alcohol use among Minnesota students dropped since 2001, according to analysis
April 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
April 18, 2018
Stuart Bensen of Erskine, Minn., retired conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
DNR officers at front lines of Minn. wolf depredation complaints
April 18, 2018 - 7:19am
March 5, 2018
Jan Malcolm, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health, and Randal Richardson, pediatric neurologist with Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul, announced Monday that spinal muscular atrophy has been added to the newborn screening panel in Minnesota. They are standing next to a photo of Evie Keister, who died of the rare neuromuscular disease in 2014 at the age of two. (Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Health)
Evie's legacy: More babies to be screened for spinal muscular atrophy
March 5, 2018 - 9:12pm
February 22, 2018
One ‘adverse health event’ reported at Sanford Bemidji last year
February 22, 2018 - 4:06pm
Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria, Minn., had the only fatal medication error in the state between October 2016 and October 2017, according to an annual report released Thursday, Feb. 22, by the Minnesota Department of Health. (Forum News Service file photo)
Alexandria hospital patient died from medication error, report says
February 22, 2018 - 3:43pm
Minn. hospital mistakes rise in Department of Health annual report
February 22, 2018 - 6:00am
January 11, 2018
Minn. facing potentially severe flu season as hospitalizations climb
January 11, 2018 - 3:50pm
January 9, 2018
Radon testing kits available in Beltrami County
January 9, 2018 - 7:01pm
December 22, 2017
Kelliher fifth-grader Jordan Waldo, center, dances to the song "Footloose" on Wednesday. The school has begun implementing physical activity in the classroom to improve learning. The school was one of 14 schools in the state to take part in a three-year study to see how physical activity helps in learning. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Moving and learning: Kelliher School keeps students moving to increase learning
December 22, 2017 - 5:42pm
December 11, 2017
Grand Forks Public Health director Deborah Swanson, right, meets with  Michael Dulitz, center, a specified opiate response project coordinator, and Curtis Scanson, left, social detox coordinator. They have been brought on board to oversee the county's response to substance abuse. They now fill roles that likely would not have existed at the public health center of a generation ago. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Healthy questions: For measuring region's health outcomes, questions are complicated
December 11, 2017 - 9:00am
December 1, 2017
Bemidji Burger Kings close after salmonella outbreak
December 1, 2017 - 4:05pm
October 30, 2017
A residential unit of Heritage House of Pequot Lakes, as seen during a fire department response to an arson fire in June. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service file photo
Owners of troubled Minnesota nursing homes to lose license
October 30, 2017 - 10:25pm
May 23, 2017
New standards lead to groundwater advisory
May 23, 2017 - 5:10pm
April 1, 2017
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Suicides: Rural rates on the rise: Access to care an important resource for prevention
April 1, 2017 - 5:01pm
February 20, 2017
Sanford Bemidji reports four 'adverse health events' for year
February 20, 2017 - 6:17pm
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