HEALTHBEAT Type 1 diabetes - dancing with a Tasmanian devil
What is it really like to live every single day with type 1 diabetes? This blog is being turned over today to one of my newsroom colleagues who can speak frankly about it: She and her husband have fir... Posted on 10/29/12 at 11:52 AM
TO BE WELL The Eyes Have It
See the yellow spots in the image below, in the skin around the eyes?
These spots are called xanthelasma or xanthelasmata (plural). They are deposits of cholesterol under the skin, usually near the... Posted on 2/3/11 at 9:32 PM
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has selected South Dakota to host a public health fellow focused on assisting individuals and neighborhoods struggling to maintain their property.
DEADWOOD — In response to deer die-offs in eastern South Dakota, the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission took emergency action Thursday that provided GF&P Secretary Jeff Vonk the authority to immediately reduce the number of licenses available prior to the second drawing of the East River deer hunting season.
CUSTER (AP) — Officials with the Black Hills National Forest are asking cave enthusiasts to continue honoring a 2-year-old closure of about 200 caves and old mines designed to prevent the spread of a deadly bat disease.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is considering lifting a two-year closure of caves and abandoned mines in Colorado and several other states after imposing it in an effort to halt a deadly fungal outbreak that affects bats.
DULUTH, Minn. — Six Ashland, Minn., teenagers have been diagnosed with pertussis — a.k.a. whooping cough — within the past couple of weeks.
Cyndi Zach, Ashland County’s interim health director, said all six are students in the Ashland schools, and all had been vaccinated for the disease.
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