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December 30, 2015
Local health improvement efforts get SHIP funding
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 22, 2015
New strain of norovirus hits Minnesota
December 22, 2015 - 1:22pm
December 4, 2015
Five things to know about MNsure open enrollment
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Shelly Engfer-Triebenbach teaches children about music in her class in Osakis Public School. She temporarily resigned her position after she was diagnosed with cancer, but is now back teaching.
Event helps cancer warriors
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Allison O'Toole of MNsure tells reporters Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, that Minnesotans should "shop around" for health insurance this fall to get the best deal. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Five things to know about MNsure
October 9, 2015 - 8:26am
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