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August 7, 2015
Make a simple change
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Kayla Roske, an instructor/trainer for Knute Nelson in Alexandria, leads a NeuroFit class Monday. Roske received the Paul M. Silverstein Community Service Award on Thursday for her efforts to help people with neurological movement disorders, particularly Parkinson’s disease.
Photo by Amy Chaffins, Echo Press
Roske awarded for NeuroFit program successes
June 12, 2015 - 11:16am
February 11, 2015
Doreen Hanson is a nurse at Horizon Public Health in Alexandria. Horizon offers vaccinations for children from birth to age 16. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Vaccine opt-out rates higher in small schools
February 11, 2015 - 12:00am
MNsure enrollment event set in Alexandria
February 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 6, 2015
Uninsured health care penalty more than triples
February 6, 2015 - 12:00am
January 28, 2015
Minnesota sixth in overall health among states
January 28, 2015 - 12:00am
January 24, 2015
Mary Weber (right), a licensed practical nurse at Ecumen Bethany Home in Alexandria, visits with Iola Stark after helping her into her wheelchair Wednesday morning. A bill proposed at the Legislature is designed to help rural nursing homes by boosting pay for nurses and reimbursing homes based on the quality of care. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
New method for funding nursing homes?
January 24, 2015 - 7:23am
January 23, 2015
Mark Odland, MD, Douglas County Hospital ER
Measles cases on the rise
January 23, 2015 - 12:00am
Doctors see more cases of ‘text neck’ or ‘iPosture’
January 23, 2015 - 12:00am
January 16, 2015
As a part of U.S. Senator Al Franken’s (D-Minn.) Rural Health Tour, two of his field representatives facilitated a conversation at Grand Arbor in Alexandria Wednesday regarding health care challenges. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)
Rural Health Tour stops in Alexandria
January 16, 2015 - 12:00am
January 15, 2015
Kris Ehresmann, Minnesota Health Department infectious disease director, tells a Senate committee on Wednesday, January 14 that flu, ebola and other diseases have been common in recent months. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Flu, norovirus, Ebola, oh my!
January 15, 2015 - 8:41am
December 24, 2014
Listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples
December 24, 2014 - 12:00am
December 19, 2014
PrimeWest CEO Jim Przybilla received a 2014 Commissioner’s Circle of Excellence Award from Lucinda Jesson, Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner at a ceremony in St. Paul on December 15. The award recognizes PrimeWest Health’s Accountable Rural Community Health program. (Contributed)
State honors PrimeWest for rural program
December 19, 2014 - 9:32am
Health alert issued over caramel apples
December 19, 2014 - 8:44am
December 17, 2014
Dr. Griffin
MDH: High blood pressure patients need diabetes test
December 17, 2014 - 12:00am