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Free play explores end-of-life conversations

Dr. Ann McIntosh, a CALS instructor and end-of-life care professional, together with The Theater of Public Policy help bring end-of-life conversations to life in a smart and funny way to learn about something we all will deal with eventually. It is free, but you do...

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Far from care: Life with a sick baby in a rural state

By Katheryn Houghton – Bozeman Daily Chronicle Staff Writer It’s not hard for them to stay awake while most everyone else sleeps. What could happen is enough. The home nursery was dark on a recent evening other than the glow from the machine keeping the Samuelsons’...

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2 Nurses In Tennessee Preach ‘Diabetes Reversal’

By Blake Farmer/WPLN Chains, saws and old logging equipment litter the back field of Wendy Norris' family farm, near the county seat of Altamont, Tenn. Norris used to be part of the local timber industry, and the rusted tools are relics from a time when health woes...

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Medica to cap insulin costs for Minnesotans at $25

Written By: Paul Scott | Duluth News Tribune Beginning in January of 2020, the 6,500 diabetic patients with Medica insurance plans in Minnesota will see their insulin costs capped at $25 for every 30-day supply of insulin, the Minnetonka-based insurer announced...

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Rural Hospitals Find Ways to Survive, Expand

By Katelyn Newman, Staff Writer – US News & World Report IN NOVEMBER 2017, A Southern town that was home to the nation's first 911 call was hit with hard news: Its local hospital would close its doors by year's end. With Lakeland Community Hospital gone, the...

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Overdose deaths drop in Minnesota

Written By: John Lundy | Duluth News Tribune The number of drug overdose deaths dropped steeply in Minnesota last year, the state Department of Health reported Tuesday. Calling the data preliminary, the health department said the number of overdose deaths in the state...

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